As 2012 nears and federal regulators prepare to examine financial institutions for conformance with the FFIEC Authentication Guidance, just how prepared are banks and credit unions? The answer may surprise you.
As legal issues surrounding data breaches become increasingly complex, more organizations are turning to attorneys for post-breach response, says Lisa Sotto, a managing partner for New York-based law firm Hunton & Williams.
With many questions left unanswered regarding comprehensive cybersecurity legislation, the future seems bleak. But there's hope, says Jacob Olcott, a former top Capitol Hill staffer on cybersecurity matters.
2011 has offered quite a number of tough lessons for security professionals. Here at (ISC)2, where security education is our focus, the close of another year raises the old teacher's question: "What have we learned, class?"
Despite the FFIEC authentication guidance and the growth of online fraud, financial institutions still rely on outdated practices that expose customers to risk. How can institutions update their security measures?
In their efforts to conform with the FFIEC authentication guidance, many financial institutions are caught off-guard by the overall cost of enhanced detection and authentication for online banking. Why?
The FFIEC Authentication Guidance has resulted in a cottage industry of anomaly detection solutions. But look carefully before you buy - separate myth from reality - says Terry Austin, CEO of Guardian Analytics.
Another myth is that it's easy to do the math and spot the anomalies. But, in fact, this process...