The fall flu season has begun in the U.S., and the news each day is filled with stories about H1N1 (swine flu) outbreaks at schools and businesses. But how bad is the outbreak? Is it on a par with a typical flu season? Far better or far worse?
For the fourth time in a year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has extended the enforcement deadline for state-chartered credit unions and non-banking entities covered by the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule.
CIT Group Inc filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday after its board of directors approved of a plan to reorganize the small business lender. The plan has also been approved by CIT's creditors. The company was able to secure $1 billion in credit from Icahn Capital to finance its restructuring efforts on Friday, before...
We all can see the technological and market forces converging to necessitate and enable electronic healthcare records.
But how does this transition impact privacy and compliance within an organization? What are the ramifications for IT and security departments?
Kim Singletary, Solutions Marketing for McAfee,...
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...
Quick heads-up to those of you who will be in the Boston area this week: The BAI Retail Delivery Conference & Expo starts Tuesday at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. I'll be in attendance on Weds and Thurs, and I'd welcome the opportunity to meet you.
Nine banks owned by FBOP Corporation were closed by regulators on Friday, Oct. 30, and their assets all acquired by U.S. Bank, NA, of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
This mass closure raises to 134 - 115 banks and 19 credit unions - the number of failed institutions so far in 2009.
A computer technician has been indicted in New York Supreme Court, charged with stealing the identities of more than 150 Bank of New York Mellon employees and using them to steal more than $1.1 million from charities, non-profit groups and other entities.
Adeniyi Adeyemi, a 27-year-old man from Brooklyn, was...
There are varied reasons why information security professionals transition from the public to the private sectors. But it is a common path and it is a move that often proves rewarding for individuals and organizations alike.