To respond to a security incident, an organization must first be aware of it. But too many intrusions go undetected, says Rob Lee of SANS Institute. That's the first problem that needs to be addressed.
"Regulation drives spending," says George Tubin of GT Advisors. "You're in a situation where the regulators are telling you, 'You have to do something; you have to make improvements.' Therefore, the bank has to spend some money on technology."
IPv6, known to some as the new Internet, is architected to be safer than IPv4, but that doesn't mean organizations shouldn't take steps to assure the security in Internet Protocol version 6, American Registry for Internet Numbers' John Curran says.
In the wake of the Global Payments Inc. card breach, ID theft expert Neal O'Farrell says banks and credit unions must be proactive with outreach to customers. What should institutions' messages include?...
As enterprises spend frugally on IT security, cybercriminals aren't, and that presents big problems for organizations working feverishly to secure their digital assets, says Steve Durbin, global vice president of the Information Security Forum.
"Many financial institutions have watched for years as cybercrime has escalated, and now we are shutting it down," says Greg Garcia, describing Operation B71 and how it's helping combat ACH/wire and other forms of fraud.
Verizon's 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report shows dramatic increases in attacks linked to hacktivist groups like Anonymous and LulzSec. How should organizations respond to this evolving threat?...
Protecting the availability, confidentiality and integrity of information are the core tenets of IT security. But an FBI cybersecurity leader, Steve Chabinsky, suggests the central theme of IT security needs to be broadened to include assurance and attribution.
Cloud-computing service provider contracts, for most businesses and government customers, are take-it-or-leave it propositions, so organizations must approach a services agreement cautiously, IT security lawyer FranÃ§oise Gilbert says.