Case of five men indicted Thursday for allegedly stealing more than 160 million credit card numbers, in what Justice Department calls a record size scheme, shows how hard it is for business to deal with SQL injection attacks and similar approaches.
Banks are exploring the cost and flexibility benefits of cloud-based security services. But to gain the advantages of using outside providers for security, they'll have to boost their vendor management capabilities.
By Mark Herman, Booz Allen Hamilton | July 23, 2013
Data lakes -- massive repositories of information that consolidate structured, unstructured, batched and streaming data into a single table -- could enable integration of different banks' living wills, providing transparency that would help identify hidden risks in the financial system.
By Jason Thompson, SSH Communications Security | July 19, 2013
While secure shell is widely considered the benchmark for data-in-transit security, the current threat landscape requires banks and other financial organizations to reconsider how they are managing access to their encrypted networks.