Week in Review: Aug. 27, 2010

A review of this with week's top stories by managing editor Tracy Kitten: California Eyes Stronger Privacy Law; IBM Expert Offers Views on Top Security Trends and Fraud Risks.California Eyes Stronger Privacy Law -- California residents could soon have increased consumer privacy protections, if Gov. Schwarzenegger signs Senate Bill 1166. The California legislature last week voted to pass the stronger data breach notification bill, which puts more muscle behind existing state privacy rules.

IBM Names Top Trends, Risks -- Tom Cross, the manager of the IBM X-Force Advanced Research team, shares insights from IBM's X-Force 2010 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report during this exclusive interview with

ACH Fraud: Action Plan in Oct. -- The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center has spearheaded an effort to develop a list of best practices for institutions that are faced with corporate account take-over incidents, which result from ACH and wire fraud against business accounts.

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