Cybersecurity experts raise doubts whether the National Security Agency has successfully deployed an automated hack-back system known as MonsterMind as revealed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Customers increasingly use digital channels to interact with organizations. But these interactions raise new security concerns that must be addressed by IAM solutions, says David Gormley of CA Technologies.
Leading this week's industry news, IBM acquires Lighthouse Security Group, LLC to integrate Lighthouse Gateway, an identity management solution. Oracle introduces a solution to help securely manage encryption keys.
The security firm defends service, says it offers a free consumer check against more than 1.2 billion credentials stolen from over 420,000 web and FTP sites, and hashes all checked passwords to keep them secure.
European officials plan to continue pushing for stronger EU privacy rules in the wake of a controversial U.S. court ruling that authorizes the U.S. Justice Department to seize data stored outside the country.
Visa's new intelligent analytics service aims to help gas stations reduce card. But experts say the service could reduce fraud for other merchants, too, and bridge the gap between the mag-stripe and EMV.
Because of California's immense size --12 percent of U.S. residents live in the state -- the practical impact of its kill-switch bill could be the sale of smart phones with deactivation capabilities across the nation.
Identity fraud is one of consumers' most feared crimes, and at banks those schemes translate into application fraud. FICO's Adam Davies discusses today's common application fraud scams and how to stop them.