In September, police arrested criminals for plotting to steal millions of dollars from the United Kingdom's Barclays Bank and Santander Bank -- two separate incidents but both involving foul play with technology. In both cases, the criminals were planning to use the banks' KVM (keyboard video mouse) switches which allowed the hackers to record staff key presses and screen activity, helping them to steal password information so they could transfer money into other accounts.'

Indeed, one of the least understood and most under-utilized preventative measures for thwarting cyber attacks is the use of KVM switching devices that allow employees to securely switch between networks with various security levels from one desktop location. Cyber attacks can unknowingly arise from within a financial institution as rigorously as those originating from outside sources. Read full story on Wall Street & Technology


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