Incidents of card data exposure, such as Citibank's recent online breach, get regulators' attention. And sources say banking examiners are increasingly asking tougher questions about the protection of consumer data.
Banking regulators have begun examining institutions for conformance to the FFIEC Authentication Guidance. What gaps have they found? Terry Austin of Guardian Analytics offers insight and security tips.
Concerns expressed by the National Security Agency director come at a time when Congress is split over the role government should perform in determining the security of the mostly privately owned national critical IT infrastructure.
Michael Benardo of the FDIC says banking institutions can expect more scrutiny about the due diligence they conduct on payments processors and merchants. What are the top risks institutions must address?
The insider threat: It's a top challenge for any organization, and it's a hot topic for RSA Conference attendees. Dawn Cappelli and Randy Trzeciak preview their new book, The CERT Guide to Insider Threats.
RSA Chief Technologist Sam Curry defends the company's approach to public-key cryptography after researchers suggest a flaw in its encryption algorithm, contending the problem exists elsewhere in the security chain.