Version 3.0 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, to be released later this year, will include a focus on the standardization of compliance assessments, says Bob Russo of the PCI Security Standards Council.
The FDA has issued a final rule for a medical device identification system that aims to make it easier and more efficient to track adverse events, including problems caused by cybersecurity issues, such as malware.
Phishing attempts against bank employees are on the rise. How can institutions improve their defenses? Daniel Ingevaldson of Easy Solutions offers insights on how to combat advanced phishing techniques.
In the wake of a year of attacks waged against banking institutions by Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters, the FS-ISAC's Bill Nelson and the ABA's Doug Johnson say the need to regularly update DDoS preparedness is a critical lesson learned.
Account takeover is becoming more prevalent and difficult to combat as data breaches increase and phishing scams continue to evolve. In this white paper, NuData Security examines the recent trends relating to account takeover and makes recommendations in protecting against this financially destructive fraud.
A class action suit has been filed against Advocate Medical Group following the theft of four unencrypted computers that may have exposed data on 4 million patients. Learn more about the allegations the lawsuit makes.
Mobile devices - smartphones and tablets - are powerful computers that are increasingly used for commerce and financial transactions. Consumers will spend $235 billion through mobile transactions, making mobile devices a very lucrative channel and the next frontier for cybercriminals to exploit. The threats against...
Citi's settlement with two states over a breach that exposed 360,000 cards will likely set an example for other states. One expert says banking institutions will likely pay more damages when accounts are compromised.
Federal indictments tied to global fraud schemes prove law enforcement is cracking down, says former federal prosecutor Kim Peretti. But increasingly these schemes are targeting smaller merchants - a worrisome trend.
A new cross-device malware strain that has been linked to last year's High Roller attacks is defeating dual-factor authentication. Experts explain why banking institutions worldwide should be on alert.
Financial institutions conduct more business than ever online, and now encounter an increasing risk of fraudulent transactions throughout the customer lifecycle. The challenge? Balance the need to maintain low fraud rates and cut operational costs with the need to preserve the customer experience. Join Equifax and...
A malware attack that exploited a point-of-sale vulnerability of a select group of Kentucky and Southern Indiana retailers has now been linked to attacks against Schnuck Markets Inc. and four other merchants.