Corporate account takeover events are reigniting the debate between banks and their former commercial customers, about everything from fraud liability and the "good faith" standard to commercially reasonable security.
The FFIEC's updated online authentication guidance urges banks and credit unions to do better jobs of authenticating and identifying devices, areas that aren't bolstering the kind of security they could, says security expert Ori Eisen.
Fraud expert Ori Eisen says banks spend too much time reacting to ACH fraud, rather than trying to stop it. Now that the FFIEC's new online authentication guidance is official, banks must focus on eliminating outdated solutions and moving toward automated solutions for device identification and log analysis.
No one is really sure when the FFIEC's new authentication guidance will be issued, but we do know banking institutions can't afford to wait. Hence, our new FFIEC Authentication Guidance Resource Center.
David Navetta, an attorney who specializes in IT security and privacy, says the magistrate's recommendation, if accepted by the judge, could set an interesting legal precedent about the security banks are expected to provide for commercial customers.
Wire fraud incidents from China prove current security measures, including multifactor authentication, are too easy to bypass. And security pundits say it all points back to why the financial industry needs more guidance about adequate online security.
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2011 is the 20th anniversary of the RSA Conference, and the theme is "Giants Among Us," celebrating the luminaries who founded information security.
Here at ISMG, we've been around for about one-quarter of RSA's annual events, and we easily could declare 2011's theme as "Giant Challenges to Tackle." From the...
Why Banks Must Improve Fraud Detection
Interview with George Tubin of TowerGroup
Fraud detection and lack of cross-channel integration pose big security challenges for financial institutions. And according to results from Information Security Media Group's new Faces of Fraud Survey, a lack of resources and...
When a database breach occurs, consumer notification continues to be a public problem, and it's time for the federal government to step in, says Linda Foley, co-founder of the non-profit Identity Theft Resource Center.
Fraud attempts will escalate, not diminish, as new threats and channels blossom in 2011. Growth in mobile banking and the use of social networks are expected to pose new security challenges, experts say.
Payment cards, bogus checks and phishing/vishing incidents - these are the top forms of fraud experienced by banking institutions, according to the newly-released results of the Faces of Fraud survey conducted by Information Security Media Group.
But what are the emerging fraud trends? And how should...
From ATM skimming to the Zeus malware, credit and debit cards are under increased attack by fraudsters, and organizations need to step up their efforts to protect their customers - and themselves. What steps can you take to avoid being the next payment card fraud victim?
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Learn in detail the current financial scams in circulation from phishing and lottery scams, ATM and credit card skimming, among many others.
Learn proactive defenses to prevent consumers and employers from falling victim.