A consortium of federal agencies and private organizations has just released the first version of the Consensus Audit Guidelines (CAG), which defines the most critical cyber security controls to protect government agencies and critical infrastructure industries, including financial services.
Financial institutions are increasingly better prepared for a pandemic disaster, but cyber security attacks are a growing concern.
This is the message from the current and past chairmen of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (FSSCC).
With the decrease in the total number of viruses, some have theorized that the need for virus protection is becoming less and less necessary. Protecting systems such as servers and workstations is nothing new. In fact, using anti-virus software was the first method enlisted to stop malicious code from infecting and...
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has made progress with its internal security controls, but still needs to make significant improvements to its security management practices.
This is the key finding of a recent report issued by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in an audit of the banking...
Archiving is the long-term storage of information in a repository, usually compressed to reduce storage space. Archiving information helps reduce data loss, as it ensures that everything will never get lost and can always be accessed. Top priorities all in this era of e-discovery and computer forensics.
With the heightened demands of regulatory compliance and e-discovery, managed message security and archiving is a huge challenge for financial institutions. Read this interview for expert advice from Lee Rothman, Sales Engineer at MessageLabs Inc., on archiving, including:
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The "pump 'n' dump" stock scam has been around since the inception of stock sales. Today, however, after a series of fumbles by amateurs, serious Internet criminals are taking this scam to new levels, deploying it through:
In this white paper you will learn more about the...