What is the focus of new guidelines from the PCI Security Standards Council on mobile payment acceptance security? The council's Bob Russo and Troy Leach discuss key objectives - and what's coming next.
BB&T Corp. confirms it's been hit by a DDoS attack, making it the ninth U.S. bank to be targeted in five weeks. The online outage at BB&T comes on the heels of the attack that hit Capital One on Oct. 16.
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As DDoS attacks on banks continue, institutions can take immediate steps to lessen the impact on customer experience and reduce fraud risks. Jason Malo of CEB TowerGroup offers insight.
When it comes to fighting DDoS attacks, institutions must understand the threats against them, says Bill Wansley of Booz Allen Hamilton. Varying attack vectors require different modes of detection and prevention.
As mobile computing becomes ever-present, enterprises face a new threat landscape that includes rogue marketplaces, insecure public Wi-Fi and proximity-based hacking, says Dan Hubbard of the Cloud Security Alliance.
What's missing from remarks by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and others is how the stalemate that led to the filibuster of the Cybersecurity Act could be resolved. Will the election make a difference?
A data breach at Northwest Florida State College has affected nearly 280,000 students and employees, exposing their sensitive information. The incident has led to 50 cases of identity theft, the college reports.