Today's spear-phishing attacks are highly targeted, technically sophisticated and represent a real threat to data security. Attackers can leverage information gleaned from social media to tailor messaging to individual targets, and can convincingly imitate legitimate senders.
A successful attack compromises the...
Maintaining accurate logs of systems' activities is crucial in helping catch insiders who threaten an organization's digital assets, says George Silowash, co-author of the Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats.
Breach statistics for 2012 show DDoS attacks dramatically increased in all sectors, says Verizon's Dave Ostertag. "If your organization, company or agency has a presence on the Internet, you're a potential victim now."
In this exclusive interview, Tim Horton of First Data explains how the nation's largest credit card processor is helping financial institutions and merchants mitigate risks posed by malware and DDoS attacks.
Malware attacks against retailers are becoming more common. Many breaches linked to these attacks could be prevented, experts say, if merchants took more steps to lock down networks and point-of-sale devices.
Organizations scramble to leverage big data to gain business insight for more accurate & efficient marketing, sales, operational activities and more. But many also now apply these tools to discover anomalous behavior and expose fraudulent activity. Join our expert panel from Zions Bancorp and LexisNexis for new...
The biggest lesson banking institutions can learn from this week's reported $45 million global cyberheist: Old attacks always return. Learn why thwarting these coordinated fraud schemes is challenging.
Federal prosecutors have charged eight individuals in a massive cybercrime operation that involved hacking into payment card processors' networks, manipulating prepaid debit cards and withdrawing $45 million from ATMs worldwide.