The non-standardized collection device is responsible for 13 percent of the biometric records maintained by DOD, representing some 630,000 DoD records that cannot be searched automatically against FBI's database of about 94 million records.
Well-publicized health information breach incidents are serving as important reminders that paying attention to the physical security of data centers is a vital component of any information security strategy.
"It you were to ask me to rank order where industries are in terms of their cybersecurity capability, I think power is at or close to the bottom of the list, says Army Gen. Keith Alexander, head of the U.S. Cyber Command Commander and National Security Agency.
The overall goal of the guidance is to achieve appropriate security assurance for multiple applications by efficiently verifying the claimed identity of individuals seeking physical access to federally controlled government facilities and electronic access to government information systems.
A preliminary draft of new online authentication guidance from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council puts greater responsibility on the shoulders of financial institutions to enhance security.
Office of Management and Budget Director Jacob Lew issues a directive to require 5.7 million federal employees and contractors to use personal identity verification credentials to access federal IT systems and facilities by Oct. 1.
The crime of deception is now even more deceptive.
Multi-channel fraud - schemes that are launched simultaneously via telephone, Internet, in person and via mail - is a growing concern for financial institutions. And the linked crimes aren't always easy to spot.
In this exclusive interview, security expert Diana...
Interviews Shed Light on Topics of Unique Interest to Banking/Security Executives
The annual RSA Conference is a showplace for the who's who of security solutions vendors. The event showroom is lined with scores of the industry's leading vendors - no one individual could hope to see them all.
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The science fiction movies from the 1960s had talking computers that interacted with humans. That was considered a far-fatched idea in its time, but the current state of technology for voice biometrics and voice recognition has brought the standard up to a level where banks, including major international entities as...