Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn are among the top social media sites on the Internet - and they're all part of a new movement of immediate, instantaneous communication among an organization's employees and with its customers.
In the blink of an eye - or at the speed of a tweet -- people around the globe can send...
When it comes to protecting their customers' identities, how do the major banking institutions rate?
Javelin Strategy & Research has just released a new Banking Identity Safety Scorecard that ranks the major institutions. In an exclusive interview about the report, James Van Dyke discusses:
How the scorecard...
You know "Black Friday" - the day after Thanksgiving, when holiday shoppers flood the brick-and-mortar stores.
But do you recall "Cyber Monday" - the Monday after Thanksgiving - the most famous online shopping day of all?
Educating consumers is key to identity theft prevention. Here are some best practices for...
Allan Bachman has fought fraud since the early 1970s, and he's seen the crimes evolve in both sophistication and scale.
In an exclusive interview, Bachman, Education Manager for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), discusses:
The evolution of fraud schemes;
The most common types of fraud seen...
OK, it's Tuesday before Thanksgiving, and we're all starting to think ahead to a long holiday weekend and then the quick windup to the Christmas/New Year's break. Hate to say it, but 2010 is all but here.
FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn -- Social-networking sites are now used both as recruitment tools for new talent and as screening sites for potential employees. As such, information security professionals should be careful to cultivate the right image on these and other popular sites.
Steven Elefant joined Heartland Payment Systems as a consultant in November 2008. Two months later, the company announced it had been the victim of the biggest reported data hack in history.
Now CIO of Heartland, Elefant appeared at the BAI Retail Delivery Conference & Expo in Boston and sat down with Tom Field to...
There are a number of new regulatory compliance and security initiatives that means changes for financial institutions.
But do these changes also open the doors to potential fraudsters?
Kris VanBeek, SVP of Information Systems at Digital Federal Credit Union, discusses:
How some of these changes might attract...