Save Mart, the Modesto, Calif.-based grocery chain, now confirms that skimming devices are to blame for the data breach believed to have exposed hundreds of consumer accounts to debit and credit card fraud.
When the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania suffered a major security breach a few years back, vulnerabilities in a Web application were to blame. CISO Erik Avakian explains how the state developed a process to correct flaws in application code.
The scheme allegedly involved insiders recruited by fraudsters to steal information about more than 200 individuals and organizations. How can institutions improve background screening and prevent fraud?
Fraud threats have changed little in the past decade. But their global scale has, and James Ratley, president of the ACFE, details how fraud examiners must change their approach to fighting these crimes in 2012.
The plan identifies opportunities to engage the private sector in activities for transitioning promising R&D into practice. It prioritizes the development of a "science of security" to derive first principles and the fundamental building blocks of security and trustworthiness.