Millions of user credentials are breached regularly - whether we hear of the incidents or not. So, why do we continue to rely on passwords? Derek Manky of Fortinet discusses authentication and data retention.
The PCI Council has unveiled new guidance for mitigating payment card risks posed by third parties. Troy Leach, the council's CTO, explains how banking institutions and merchants can put the guidance to use.
That Russian hackers may be hording 1.2 billion credentials merely reflects the insecurity of the world we live in today, says David Perry, threat strategist at the Finnish IT security company F-Secure.
Ex-Navy Secretary Richard Danzig likens society's growing dependence on IT to surviving on a diet of poisoned fruit. He says we're taking risks with critical cybersystems that ultimately can cause irreparable harm.
A new impersonation scheme is taking aim at business executives to perpetuate ACH and wire fraud, says Bank of the West's David Pollino, who explains steps institutions should take now to protect their customers.
Big data has been the recent buzz in security circles, but what are organizations missing by overlooking the power of "small data?" Verizon's Jay Jacobs discusses how to get the most from data analytics.
New research shows consumers believe online purchases are more secure than those made at bricks-and-mortar retailers. Researcher Shirley Inscoe of Aite explains why misconceptions about card fraud should be worrisome to banks.