As smartphone usage grows, so do emerging threats of mobile malware. When it comes to mobile banking security, financial institutions can only do so much. Security solutions will have to come from mobile vendors, says ENISA's Giles Hogben.
News about recent healthcare information breaches offers an important reminder: Monitoring the privacy and security procedures of your business associates should be a vital component of any breach prevention strategy.
Organizations eager to take advantage of cloud computing need to take a step back and consider many critical privacy and security issues, says Feisal Nanji, executive director at the security consulting firm Techumen.
So, you've met with your key vendors and conducted a gap analysis of areas that need to be addressed prior to January 2012 to conform to the FFIEC Authentication Guidance. But how do you know if a specific vendor is sharing with you a complete picture of preparedness? Some vendors are upfront on their capabilities and...
Banking regulators make no bones about it: Your third-party service providers aren't responsible for ensuring that you attain conformance with the FFIEC Authentication Guidance. You are. How do you ensure their ability to aid your efforts towards compliance? Learn the secrets of a vendor management expert, who will...
The FFIEC Authentication Guidance update is out, and third-party service providers need to begin reviewing their internal systems and communicating with their financial institution customers, says Wells Fargo Bank's Phil Alexander.
"It's time to stop shifting the security burden onto retailers and restaurants like Margarita's," says Gartner analyst Avivah Litan on the latest payment card breach. "In fact, it was time for that over five years ago."
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Some 200 people have reported fraudulent debit and credit transactions hitting their accounts after dining at Margarita's Mexican Restaurant in Texas. Investigators believe a third-party vendor may have been hacked.
On June 28, the FFIEC released its final, formal version of its Authentication Guidance. Not even one month later, we've created three new training programs to help banking institutions understand and conform with the guidance.
In a merger, it's important for both organizations to have strong communication and data protection processes in place, says Phil Romero, senior security architect of First Technology Federal Credit Union. His institution just led a $4.75 billion merger.
It's not enough for banking institutions to conform to the FFIEC Authentication Guidance update. They also must ensure that their key vendors meet the same standards, says Philip Alexander of Wells Fargo Bank.