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'Enlightened' Non-IT Execs More Likely To Run Secure Organization
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Do senior executives understand their role in data security? On the whole, unsurprisingly, no.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Youíre Doing BYOD Wrong: These Numbers Prove It
Bogdan Botezatu, Senior E-threat Analyst, BitdefenderCommentary
Almost 40% of users who connect personal mobile devices to corporate networks have no lock-screen mechanism set in place.
By Bogdan Botezatu Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender,
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The Focus on Data Security Shapes 2015 Hedge Fund Tech Trends
Grigoriy Milis, Chief Technology Officer, Richard Fleischman & Associates (RFA)Commentary
With tougher penalties associated with exposure of client information on the horizon, firms will need to examine the steps they must take to protect this data from attack.
By Grigoriy Milis Chief Technology Officer, Richard Fleischman & Associates (RFA),
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This Week in 60 Seconds: Net Neutrality, IT Hiring
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Our video wrap-up shares how to win net neutrality, wades into the debate over an IT talent shortage, and more.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop,
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CFTC Increases Cyber Security Oversight for Market Structure Entities
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorNews
Tomothy Massad, the new CFTC chairman, tells derivatives exchanges and clearinghouses they need to strengthen cyber security planning and procedures.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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Banks, Bitcoin & the Blockchain
Jonathan Camhi, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and TechnologyNews
The Bitcoin Blockchain could offer benefits to banks that are willing to experiment with it.
By Jonathan Camhi Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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Breach Fatigue Sets In With Consumers
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingCommentary
Report from Ponemon and RSA shows that consumers aren't really adjusting behavior due to mega breaches.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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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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