Putting Cybersecurity Measures to the Test December 12, 2013New York state today is testing some 200 banks to see how their cybersecurity plans work in real time. Texas Capital Bank Gains A Broader View of Fraud Landscape December 06, 2013Using an online forum provided by Guardian Analytics, the bank has collaborated with other institutions to better protect itself. Securing Machine-To-Machine Connections Through Encryption Key Management December 06, 2013Without best-practice controls, banks expose themselves to the risk of security liabilities and noncompliance with industry and government mandates 7 Security Predictions for 2014 from Booz Allen Hamilton December 06, 2013The consulting group previewed some of the important trends in cyber security that banks need to keep their eye on in 2014. Australian Bank Improves Business Processes and Customer Experience with Mobile November 26, 2013Westpac, Australia’s second largest bank, is growing its wealth management capabilities with Microsoft's enterprise mobility. JPMorgan $13B Mortgage Settlement May Be Only the Beginning November 20, 2013The bank was it with a record fine for its actions in the mortgage-backed securities market prior to the financial crisis.
Mercator Examines Risks and Trends in Prepaid Fraud November 19, 2013A new report from the analyst firm analyzes recent prepaid fraud cases and offers best practices for dealing with them. Survey: Companies Are Planning To Replace BYOD Security Solutions November 18, 2013The majority of respondents have indicated that their companies support BYOD but are concerned about privacy, according to a survey by Zix Corporation and Ponemon Institute. Does a Website’s IP Address Deserve the Same Protection as the Address on a Bank Statement? November 14, 2013With DNS server hacks on the rise banks must be on the watch for online account takeover attacks. Latest PCI Standards To Cut Cardholder Footprint November 11, 2013PCI Council published its latest data security standards last week, with a focus on improving merchant awareness of security issues as they adopt new technologies. Payment Heists: A Layered Defense Approach to Fraud Management November 11, 2013As fraudsters grow more creative in their attacks banks have to invest in multiple layered approaches for defense. Rockland Trust Boosts Collaboration While Reducing File Transfer Risks November 08, 2013When Rockland Trust re-architected its existing Biscom secure file transfer solution to answer new demands, the bank gained collaborative work spaces, as well. Changing The Cloud Security Conversation November 08, 2013What are the pertinent questions banks should ask about security in the cloud? The New Risk Management Frontier for Financial Institutions November 04, 2013Disparate spreadsheets and outdated reconciliation systems increase risk exposure by preventing banks from clearly seeing and understanding their operations. How Banks Can Leverage Mobile Network Operators for Security October 30, 2013Mobile network operators are starting to take steps to open up their security infrastructure for other enterprises to leverage. How Layered Security Improves Identity Confidence and Consumer Convenience October 25, 2013Multi-layered security will give banks the opportunity to achieve better authentication in the mobile channel without sacrificing customer convenience. How to Ensure Mobile Banking App Security October 24, 2013Online malware is starting to make its way to the mobile world and banks will have to be increasingly proactive in protecting their customer-facing apps. Survey: Majority of Employees Ready to Break BYOD Policies October 24, 2013A survey by Fortinet, a network security company, found younger employees are often willing to break company policies around personal mobile devices and cloud usage. How To Get The Most Out Of Mobile Banking Apps October 22, 2013The growing importance of mobile is clear, and banks need to take steps now to maximize their mobile offerings to attract mobile-first customers. IBM Develops NFC Authentication Technology October 18, 2013The technology is designed to protect NFC-based mobile transactions from hackers.