As a customer, Delaware Chief Security Officer Elayne Starkey has seen the evolution of cloud computing over the past three years to a point where she has more sway over the security terms of cloud services contracts.
Federal authorities say the successful prosecution of a member of an international cybercrime ring proves progress is being made in shuttering ATM cash-out schemes. But some experts say processors and prepaid cards will continue to be targeted by attackers.
Characterizing the state of employment among American information security practitioners, executive recruiter Joyce Brocaglia says, "We are experiencing negative unemployment in the field of information security."
To protect their privacy, organizations should get their IT security staffs involved in vendor-requested audits conducted to verify software licensing agreement compliance, says Gartner Research Director Victoria Barber.
Scores of banking/security leaders gathered at the SF Fraud Summit to learn from the nation's leading experts on topics such as account takeover, big data analytics, insider risks and payment card fraud.
Mobility has driven the rise of containerization as a security strategy for employee-owned devices. But what about for contractors? Kimber Spradlin of Moka 5 discusses how to mitigate third-party risks.
Lawsuits that card issuers have filed against Target to help recoup expenses associated with the retailer's breach aren't likely to reap big rewards, two legal experts say. But they are sending a strong message.
Despite their differences on certain issues, the Financial Services Roundtable and the Retail Industry Leaders Association have joined forces in an effort to prevent breaches by enhancing cybersecurity and threat intelligence sharing.
Big data is a hot item on every banking institution's security agenda, says Gartner analyst Avivah Litan. Here she explains why mid-sized institutions are in the best position to implement new technology.
The potential of governments messing with commercial IT security products - think China and the NSA - means organizations need to improve lines of communications to assure the integrity of the IT wares they acquire. ISF's Steve Durbin discusses mitigating supply-chain risk.