Are you and your customers better off today than you were a year ago?
This is the key question to be explored in the Banking Information Security Today survey. The 2010 study explores how banking/security leaders are responding to today's key banking issues, including fraud prevention, regulatory compliance and...
What are the top fraud trends facing financial institutions in 2010?
Gartner's Avivah Litan shares her insights in an exclusive interview with Information Security Media Group's Linda McGlasson, discussing:
Increased number of attacks on strong authentication;
How to handle ACH fraud;
The biggest security...
From blogs to wikis, Facebook to Twitter, social media have taken over the workplace.
But how do security leaders manage social media before all these new tools and technologies become unmanageable?
Jerry Mechling is a prominent author and lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School, and in an exclusive interview he...
The number of identity fraud victims increased 12 percent to 11.1 million people in 2009 -- the second consecutive annual increase. At the same time, the total amount of fraud also increased by 12.5 percent to $54 billion.
These are the headlines of the newly-released 2010 Identity Fraud Study by Javelin Strategy &...
Social media sites are changing the rules of job search, offering a new relationship-based approach that allows individuals and organizations to build communities through online profiles, affinity groups and networks of contacts.
The recent news that Nexus One smartphone owners were unable to send or receive data is just a precursor to what security experts say is the next big threat to mobile phones and services - mobile malware.
According to Dr. Markus Jakobsson, a noted security expert in the field of phishing and crimeware, mobile...
Officials in the Town of Poughkeepsie, NY report a computer hacker broke into the town's bank account and stole $378,000 in municipal funds.
Poughkeepsie Supervisor Patricia Myers announced on Feb. 2 that the money was transferred to banks in Ukraine after someone broke into the town's TD Bank account in Jan.
What must financial institutions do to improve security education?
Identity theft expert Robert Siciliano shares his thoughts on the need to change the mindset of financial institutions when it comes to educating their customers about identity theft and security issues. Among the topics he discusses:
A Texas man this week pled guilty to defrauding three Texas banks of more than one million dollars.
Jeff Woodard, 48, of Harlingen, Texas, pled guilty to one count of bank fraud, admitting he operated a check kiting scheme involving four bank accounts held in the names of several of his former businesses.
Interview with James Van Dyke of Javelin Strategy & Research
Identity fraud crimes expanded at a 12% rate in 2009. What can we expect to see in 2010?
Javelin Strategy & Research is out with its latest Identity Fraud Study. For insight on the study results and what they mean to organizations across industry,...