Big data is a hot item on every banking institution's security agenda, says Gartner analyst Avivah Litan. Here she explains why mid-sized institutions are in the best position to implement new technology.
The potential of governments messing with commercial IT security products - think China and the NSA - means organizations need to improve lines of communications to assure the integrity of the IT wares they acquire. ISF's Steve Durbin discusses mitigating supply-chain risk.
Whether reports that the National Security Agency entered into a secret contract with security provider RSA are true or not - and RSA says they're not - the reputations of all American security vendors have been tarnished.
President Obama met with technology company executives critical of his administration's surveillance program a day after a federal judge ruled that portions of the National Security Agency program could be unconstitutional.
Call center fraud is one of the leading threats that financial institutions will battle next year because fraudsters consider the centers to be an easy target. But what can be done to mitigate this threat?
Wayne Dunn, CTO of HarborOne Bank in New England, says improving vendor management is a top security priority for institutions in 2014. As more core banking functions are outsourced, due diligence becomes increasingly critical.
Federal investigators announced five more arrests this week in connection with a $45 million ATM cash-out and prepaid card fraud scheme. Learn why experts expect these types of crimes to become even more common.
For risk managers, an often overlooked step for minimizing supply chain risks is to continually monitor outsourcers and other third parties to address critical security issues, says the Information Security Forum's Steve Durbin.
The breach of a card loyalty marketing company has reignited discussions about the roles banking institutions, regulators and others play when it comes to mitigating third-party risks. Where should the buck stop?
John Streufert, the DHS director overseeing the rollout of a federal continuous diagnostic initiative to mitigate IT systems vulnerabilities, expects that many state and local governments will participate in the program.