ATMIA publishes ATM Cyber Security Briefing Paper

SIOUX FALLS, SD (February 28, 2017) — ATMIA today published a new briefing paper on the threats of cyber-crime facing the ATM industry. Entitled “ATM Cyber Security Briefing Paper”, the study describes today’s range of cyber attacks and references security best practices required to combat them.

“Today, sophisticated criminals have shifted their attention towards the manipulation of ATM systems to seek their next big payouts,” Mike Lee, CEO of ATMIA commented. “This paper will help all our members to understand the unfolding crime context of our industry.”

Compiled by leading ATM security consultant, Douglas Russell, the briefing paper will bring ATMIA members right up to date with all current methods of attack at the cyber and network level.

“ATMIA has founded an ATM Cyber Security Alliance to join forces with other industry associations as well as to law enforcement agencies in order to effectively combat international cybercrime,” Lee added.

For more information, contact Mike Lee at


ATMIA is the leading non-profit trade association representing the entire global ATM industry. ATMIA serves more than 10,000 members from over 650 participating companies in 70 countries spanning the whole ATM ecosphere, including financial institutions, independent ATM deployers, equipment manufacturers, processors and a plethora of ATM service and value-added solution providers. ATMIA provides educationadvocacy and connections to help its members keep abreast of industry news and developments; increase knowledge and professionalism; improve operational efficiencies; understand and influence regulatory processes; participate in the local, regional and global ATM community; and forge new relationships to advance their businesses. Founded in 1997, ATMIA has active chapters in the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Asia, Africa, India and the Middle East focusing on the unique needs and issues of each region. For more information, please visit Follow us on LinkedInTwitterFacebook or YouTube.


Amber Howell

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