Financial institutions should take this week, National Consumer Protection Week, and make every day one to protect their customers from the scammers, phishers, hackers, and downright evil doers who reside in the underbelly of society.
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:
C. Warren Axelrod is a veteran banking/security executive and thought-leader, and in an exclusive interview at the RSA Conference 2010 he discusses top security trends and threats, including:
Axelrod is currently executive advisor for the Financial...
Education and training are two of the key priorities of information security professionals and organizations in 2010. And professional certifications are at the heart of that training.
What's new in information security certifications? In an exclusive interview at RSA Conference 2010, W. Hord Tipton, Executive...
So, I snuck into San Francisco two days early this year, thinking I'd enjoy some quiet time in the press room of the Moscone Center on the eve before the real kickoff of the 2010 RSA Conference.
Boy, was I wrong.
It's been almost a year since the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued its red flag advisory about foreclosure scams. Now it looks like the agency sees another spike in mortgage modification scams hitting the U.S.
Application security is rapidly becoming the next hot focus area for information security professionals.
Momentum began to build in 2008, when Information Security Media Group's (ISMG) Application Security Survey showed that 90% of respondents saw application security as somewhat or a significant part of their...
The Information Security Today Career Trends Survey identifies three distinct education trends re: information assurance:
Information security professionals seek advanced degrees;
Organizations are footing at least part of the bill for training;
Online education is an increasingly common and effective...
Increasingly, digital forensics is an important element of an information security program for organizations of all types and sizes.
But where can security leaders find qualified forensics professionals? How can these professionals obtain the skills and expertise they need to be successful?
Rob Lee of Mandiant...
Richard Chambers, President of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) has three words of advice for organizations, executives and auditors looking to improve the role of internal audit: "Follow the risk."
In an exclusive interview, Chambers discusses:
Impact of the economic recession on internal audit;