Posts Tagged ‘CU Info Security’

A seller’s market for IT security jobs

Calculations show drop among systems administrators by. Eric Chabrow The workforce of a key information security occupation - computer and network systems administrator - has experienced a decline in numbers in recent years, according to [...]

2 guilty pleas in huge cash-out scheme

by. Tracy Kitten Two defendants prosecutors say played leading roles in an international account takeover and ATM cash-out scheme that defrauded U.S. consumers and businesses out of more than $15 million pleaded guilty this [...]

Prepaid cards’ role in fraud

Expert Says Cards Are Replacing Money Mules. by. Megan Goldschmidt Fraudsters are increasingly turning to prepaid cards for the movement of money to perpetrate fraud, says payments fraud expert Tom Wills. Today, human money-movers known [...]

Target Analysis: Could have, should have

Senate Report Only Scratches the Surface on Mitigating Risk. by. Eric Chabrow An analysis of the Target breach prepared for a Senate committee offers about a dozen "could haves" - steps the retailer might have [...]

Target CFO grilled in senate hearing

Target CFO grilled in senate hearing

Sen. Rockefeller Questions Company's Efforts to Prevent Breach. by. Jeffrey Roman Following the release of a new Senate report that analyzed how Target Corp. possibly missed several opportunities to prevent a massive data breach last [...]

Plans would end NSA collection program

Plans would end NSA collection program

Obama, House Members Offer Separate But Similar Plans by. Eric Chabrow Bowing to strong public concerns about privacy, President Obama and a bipartisan group of House members separately introduced plans to eliminate the National Security [...]

DMV Breach Investigation: An analysis

Experts Don't Suspect Link to Retailer Attacks by. Tracy Kitten It could be several days or weeks before the California Department of Motor Vehicles confirms whether its online payments processing system was the target of [...]

Reforming the security clearance process

Reforming the security clearance process

Feds Consider Continually Monitoring Those with Clearances. by. Eric Chabrow Security experts are sizing up the challenges that would be involved in implementing a federal government proposal to continuously monitor employees and contractors with security [...]

End of XP Support: Are credit unions really ready?

Customers, Third Parties Among the Greatest Concerns by. Tracy Kitten Banking institutions should be taking specific steps to prepare for Microsoft's dropping of support next month for the Windows XP operating system, banking regulators have [...]

U.S. mulling big data policy

How Privacy, Security Concerns Should Govern Use by. Eric Chabrow The Obama administration is in the midst of a four-week effort to get the public to chime in on policies the federal government could develop [...]

3 indicted in cybercrime scheme

by. Jeffrey Roman Two Ukrainians and an American have been indicted for their alleged involvement in an international cybercrime scheme that used stolen information from banks, businesses and government agencies in an attempt to steal [...]

Sally Beauty Breach: Link to Target?

by. Tracy Kitten Now that Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. has acknowledged payment card data was exposed during a recent cyber-attack, security experts are debating whether the incident is connected to the Target Corp. and Neiman [...]

Did Target ignore security warning?

Did Target ignore security warning?

Retailer Alerted Weeks Before It Reacted, Report Alleges by. Tracy Kitten Target Corp. is reacting to allegations that it failed to heed an alert warning that malware was detected on the retailer's systems shortly before [...]

Retail breaches as catalyst for action

by. Tracy Kitten Retail breaches have put a spotlight on payments risks, a hot topic during this week's BAI Payments Connect conference in Las Vegas. The breaches suffered late last year by Target Corp. and [...]

Paying for post-breach expenses

When should retailers pick up the tab? by. Megan Goldschmidt A retailer should help pay for payment card re-issuance and other expenses after a breach if the merchant is shown to have had inadequate security [...]

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