RSA Chief Technologist Sam Curry defends the company's approach to public-key cryptography after researchers suggest a flaw in its encryption algorithm, contending the problem exists elsewhere in the security chain.
What are the top emerging fraud threats via mobile banking, and how must security leaders respond? In an RSA Conference preview, Julie McNelley of the Aite Group offers tips for fighting the newest threats.
How do fraudsters rationalize their actions, and do they feel guilt, stress, or even excitement when they actually cross that line into breaking the law? Read their answers to these questions and more.
"The misfortune here for the banks is that they can have the best fraud-detection systems out there ... but it all breaks down when they call the 'hacker' to verify the transaction," says Gartner's Avivah Litan.
Citigroup has confirmed its consumer banking sites were temporarily offline Friday because of what a bank spokesman referred to as temporary outages. Hackers with Anonymous have claimed to be behind the attacks.