Visa's Eduardo Perez says one of the key merchant vulnerabilities his company is most concerned about is weak remote-access controls for point-of-sale systems and devices. He offers risk mitigation advice in this exclusive interview.
MasterCard is testing a smartphone app that lets users approve online transactions using facial recognition, via the equivalent of taking a selfie. But could such technology be spoofed, and will it reduce card fraud?
Trump Hotel Properties confirms it is investigating reports of card fraud tied to multiple hotels. Numerous hotels, restaurants and retailers continue to report breaches, stemming from POS malware infections.
Chris Feeney, recently named president of BITS, the technology and policy division of the Financial Services Roundtable, describes his top cybersecurity priorities, including helping members deal with insider threats.
Bank-owned digital payments network clearXchange is rolling out a real-time payments platform that will be available to 100 million online banking customers. Security experts weigh in on the fraud concerns.
Wipro has developed a fraud detection model for improved risk management using big data analytics. Can CISOs leverage it to reduce risk, enhance process efficiency and refine fraud detection algorithms?
The consolidated class-action lawsuit filed by banking institutions against Home Depot is more evidence of how issuers are no longer relying solely on card brands to be compensated for breach losses and expenses.
A new breach reported by Heartland Payment Systems won't get much attention. But this incident could be more damaging to the undisclosed number of consumers affected than was Heartland's 2008 payment card breach.
Five best practices noted in version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard will become requirements after June 30, with remote access and third-party risks the key focus - particularly for smaller merchants.
It's no surprise that virus-wielding hackers are exploiting Internet of Things devices. Blame too many device manufacturers rushing products to market, skimping on secure development practices and failing to audit the third-party code they use.
This year's Infosecurity Europe conference in London is offering a top-notch range of sessions, ranging from how to battle cybercrime and social engineering to building a better security culture and workforce. Here's my list of must-see sessions.
A judge's decision to allow MasterCard's settlement with Target to stand isn't likely to be appealed and could discourage banking institutions, some experts say, from continuing to pursue a breach-related class-action lawsuit they filed against the retailer.