Ransomware attacks remain the top cyber-enabled threat seen by law enforcement. But phishing, business email compromises and other types of fraud - many now using a COVID-19 theme - also loom large, Europol warns in its latest Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment.
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has fined Morgan Stanley $60 million for the investment bank's failure to properly oversee the decommissioning of several data centers, putting customer data at risk of exposure.
The financial services industry is a high-value target for cyber criminals
and securing data is a significant challenge for the financial services
firms. This is not surprising given the vast amounts of sensitive data -
customer transactions, account information and private personal data
- that banks, payment card...
Contact Centers serving financial and banking organizations have quite a challenge regarding the verification of consumers. This is multiplied
by having to deal with the abrupt change from a mix of online and in-person points of contact to the necessary requirement that consumer interaction happens without any...
Operational and cyber risk teams at financial institutions often face cyber resiliency challenges due to the complex, highly interdependent nature of their application environments. With zero-downtime applications and critical dependencies extending across new and old infrastructure, it's more difficult than ever for...
Russian criminals operating online who want to stay out of jail need only to follow a few simple rules, the primary one being: Never target Russians. So it's surprising that security researchers have uncovered a new ransomware-wielding gang of Russian speakers that includes Russian victims on its hit list.
What will be the impact of the leak of investigatory documents from FinCEN - the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network? For starters, experts warn that FinCEN reports may reveal sensitive information tied to banks and law enforcement agencies' investigatory tools and tactics.
Traditional methods of signing forms and documents are moving from paper to paperless, and banks are increasingly turning to e-signatures to better serve customers that are looking for modern, digital, convenient banking services.
This guide gives a comprehensive overview for how the digital route provided by...
From account opening to HR, banks and other FIs have thousands of forms that can use e signature. While demand for e signature is high among all lines of business, the question is: where to start? And from there, what is the best way to extend e signatures across the enterprise?
To learn which processes are the best...
A flaw in how contactless cards from Visa - and potentially other issuers - have implemented the EMV protocol can be abused to bypass PIN verification for high-value transactions, ETH Zurich researchers warn. But Visa says the exploits would be "impractical for fraudsters to employ" in real-world attacks.
Watch the largest financial cooperative in Southeastern Washington explore how they were able to find solutions and secure their customer's concerns on privacy, security, and protection of their financial information.
The need for enhanced business agility and secure remote access to support digital transformation has led to the adoption of the security access service edge, or SASE, model, says Rajpreet Kaur, senior principal analyst at Gartner.
The rise of digitalization and increasing amounts of data creates both opportunity and risk for banks.
View this infographic to learn about:
The dark side of digitalization including the uptick in fraud attempts;
Providing a superior and seamless user experience with high-level security and streamlined enablement...
Digital identity will be a dominant technology trend over the next decade, within the financial services industry, and more broadly in our digital economies. But banks can't take their prime position in digital identity for granted. Even in countries where banks have already driven the digital identity agenda,...