Gigi Hyland of the NCUA says the latest draft of online authentication guidance is awaiting final signoff from just one FFIEC member agency. And Verizon's new data breach report finds that compromised records resulting from data breaches dropped dramatically in 2010, but the number of breaches continues to grow.
From mobile devices to social media and cloud computing, IT governance is all about risk management. "You can't de-risk everything, but you can de-risk the majority of circumstances you will see in normal operations," says governance expert Robert Stroud.
The latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report is out, and the good news is: The number of compromised records is down. The troubling news is: The number of breaches is up. Bryan Sartin, one of the report authors, explains why.
This week's top news and views: Cutting funding for IT security could prove dicey, comments from DHS Undersecretary Philip Reitinger and Sen. Thomas Carper; year-long Texas breach exposed personal information of 3.5 million; bill unveiled to safeguard personal data online; and Google and Microsoft battle over cloud...
Payment card fraud. ACH and wire transfers. ATM skimming. And especially insider crimes. These are among today's top information security threats to institutions, says banking regulator Gigi Hyland in an exclusive interview.
Altra Federal Credit Union developed a calculated strategy before moving to the cloud -- advice all financial institutions should follow, says Brian Boettcher, VP of IT, who shares his lessons learned.
This week's top news and views: Federal shutdown's impact on IT security, zero percent unemployment for IT security analysts, 'tricked' RSA worker opened backdoor to advanced persistent threat attack and DHS's top infosec executive's quest for a safer Internet. And don't miss our week-in-review podcast by Executive...