If there's one thing I've learned about information security professionals, it's that they come in multiple flavors.
Yet, increasingly today, you want people who can run security like a business, feel comfortable in maintaining a seat at the table and are willing to work with changing governance
Looking for summer reading?
Just finished a new book, "Late Edition," by one of my favorite writers, Bob Greene. This is a touching, often funny memoir of Greene's days as a newspaper rookie in Columbus, Ohio in the 1960s.
The fraud fight is getting nastier by the minute, say experts familiar with the new schemes - and some old ones with new wrinkles -- being perpetrated by criminals against financial institutions and their customers. Here are 13 of the most prevalent ruses.
Federal regulators on Friday began informing the 19 largest financial institutions on how they performed in stress tests they underwent over the past month to appraise their financial fitness. Initially, regulators provided the banks with details on how the assessments were made, and privately revealed preliminary...
She did a Geithner.
In making her first public appearance since delivering her long-awaited cybersecurity review to President Obama last week, Melissa Hathaway took to the stage at the RSA Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday. And she did exactly what Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was criticized for when...
The finances of mortgage giant Freddie Mac may come under more scrutiny after the apparent suicide of acting Chief Financial Officer David Kellerman, who police found dead in his northern Virginia early Wednesday morning.
Among the layoffs, companies downsizing, slashing budgets and falling stock prices, there is one area of the economy that appears to be flourishing - crime via the Internet.
The Internet Crime Compliant Center (IC3) says that reports of Internet-based crime jumped 33 percent in 2008, according to the group that...
Financial institutions waste an estimated $300 million each year on change of address confirmation letters. This is one of the key findings of a new study from the Fraud Management Institute (FMI), which surveyed more than 300 banks, telecommunications and ecommerce businesses in late 2008.
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is asking for details about the tens of millions of dollars paid to Merrill Lynch executives before the Bank of America takeover. Cuomo issued subpoenas on Wednesday to seven executives who received these bonuses even at the same time the company's net losses totaled $27 billion...