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Cyber Risk Is a Top Concern, 84% Tell DTCC
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
DTCC released its recent "Systemic Risk Barometer" survey showing that cyber risk is among the global financial industry's top five concerns, along with the impact of new regulations.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Application Whitelisting Increasingly Applied in Cyber Security
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Innovations in application whitelisting solutions are helping IT teams more efficiently and flexibly automate and manage lists of approved applications.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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How One Criminal Hacker Group Stole Credentials for 800,000 Bank Accounts
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Proofpoint report shows how one Russian-speaking criminal organization hides from security companies.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading,
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First Cryptography Advisory Board Formed for Cloud Security
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
Skyhigh Networks assembles a board of cryptography experts to consider a range of academically vetted cryptographic solutions that do not reduce functionality.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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6 Security Strategies for Mobile Employees
Deena Coffman, CEO, IDT911 ConsultingCommentary
Six mobility rules for employees moving between offices, meeting customers offsite, and traveling to business functions.
By Deena Coffman CEO, IDT911 Consulting,
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Behavior Biometrics a Popular Defense Against Cyberthreats
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Banks are capturing behavioral data like swipes, typing cadence, and mouse patterns to identify fraudulent account activity.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Encrypting Cloud Email Isnít as Easy as You'd Think
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Fund managers need to consider who holds the encryption keys for cloud-based email, or face potential legal risks.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Hacking the Hackers: The Legal Risks of Taking Matters Into Private Hands
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Private groups are beginning to fight back against foreign sources of malware and credit fraud, but methodologies put these digital crusaders and their employers at serious legal risk.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Gartner: 75% of Mobile Apps Will Fail Security Tests Through 2015
Jonathan Camhi, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and TechnologyCommentary
The rise of BYOD means enterprises must implement security testing and containment solutions, according to new Gartner research.
By Jonathan Camhi Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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Leaving Out the Welcome Mat for Financial Services Hackers
Lev Lesokhin, Executive Vice President, CAST SoftwareCommentary
Everyone knows the financial services industry is a prime target for hackers. Despite the dangers, many applications have software vulnerabilities that expose real risks.
By Lev Lesokhin Executive Vice President, CAST Software,
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4 Surprising Ways Firms Think About Data Security Costs
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Almost 28% of firms are willing to bear the cost of some financial losses due to cybercrime, because it's less than the cost of upgrading IT systems.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Will Apple Legitimize Mobile Payments?
Bryan Yurcan, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and TechnologyCommentary
The company announced its new mobile payments system, Apple Pay, during a news media event today.
By Bryan Yurcan Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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Mobile First: Why Mobile Security Should Not Be Your Concern
Matthew Calkins, President & CEO, AppianCommentary
Todayís platform developers plan for mobile enterprise applications with the highest levels of security and access control. Soon the enterprise's issue of mobile security will become moot.
By Matthew Calkins President & CEO, Appian,
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Phishing Scams at All-Time High, Employee Training Not Keeping Pace
Joe Ferrara, President and CEO of Wombat Security TechnologiesCommentary
Phishing attacks arenít going away any time soon. The mindset that eventually someone will find a technology that prevents this type of attack is wishful thinking.
By Joe Ferrara President and CEO of Wombat Security Technologies,
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Is Your Corporate Data Being Auctioned on eBay?
Omer Eiferman, CEO of CellroxCommentary
Researchers purchased 20 used Android phones to see what data they could retrieve using off-the-shelf recovery software. The results were astonishing.
By Omer Eiferman CEO of Cellrox,
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Don't Be Surprised by a Cyber Attack: Prepare, Respond, Recover
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Cyber attacks have become inevitable, but companies that prepare for how to respond can "shrink the problem" and minimize the impact of any security breach.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Hedge Funds Raise the Urgency Level on Cyber Security
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Hedge funds are bracing for SEC exams on cyber security preparedness in 2014, but do they need a chief information security officer?
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Russian Hack Attack on Banks: Is This the Big One?
Kathy Burger, Editorial DirectorNews
JPMorgan Chase and at least four other US banks have been hit by a series of coordinated attacks on account information. Was it inevitable?
By Kathy Burger Editorial Director,
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BYOD Policy: Don't Reinvent the Wheel
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Financial firms still feel overwhelmed by BYOD risks and challenges. But these can be addressed by a good policy, and the guidelines are already out there.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Business Continuity 2.0: Weíre Gonna Need a Bigger Boat
Mitchel Kraskin, Co-founder and CEO, Compliance ScienceCommentary
What would happen with a long-term outage to financial systems or the nationís critical infrastructure? Businesses arenít even close to being prepared.
By Mitchel Kraskin Co-founder and CEO, Compliance Science,
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