When it comes to fighting DDoS attacks, institutions must understand the threats against them, says Bill Wansley of Booz Allen Hamilton. Varying attack vectors require different modes of detection and prevention.
Do we have any reason to believe that any targeted banking institution will be better prepared next week to ward off a distributed denial of service attack like those that rocked three banks this week?
Organizations using semantics and big data tools are creating a new position called data scientist to help uncover fraud and identify undetected vulnerabilities. Here are profiles of three leaders who have embraced this role.
U.S. banking institutions have money to spend, but do they know where best to invest it? That's the question begged by the results of the 2012 Faces of Fraud Survey.
Following a year of high-profile fraud incidents, anti-fraud budgets have been fattened. Asked how their fraud resources will change in the coming...
The bring-your-own-device phenomenon has swept global businesses, and the challenge only intensifies with every new wave of smart phones, tablets and portable storage devices.
It's no longer a question of whether organizations will allow employees to use their own mobile devices. That's already happening.
The FFIEC Authentication Guidance update has been in circulation since mid-2011. But as banking examiners begin testing for conformance, we find:
Only 11% of surveyed institutions have come into conformance since the guidance was issued;
Nearly 30% don't fully understand the guidance;
88% do not believe the...
Device identification. Anomaly detection. Transaction verification. When it comes to fraud prevention, there are nearly as many options as there are threats. So, how do you best prioritize your own investments in anti-fraud solutions?
Join this panel of experts, led by financial fraud expert George Tubin, as they...
People, as much as anything else, are a critical aspect of information risk management, and businesses and government agencies must monitor employees - and educate them, as well - to thwart a potential threat from within.