A new poll shows that more than one in 10 U.S. employees says they've known they were violating policies put in place by their company's IT departments, but violated them anyway to get their work done.
What a difference a year makes.
Almost exactly one year ago, I interviewed Charles Antonucci Sr., CEO of Park Avenue Bank. His institution was in the news because it withdrew its application for federal Troubled Asset Relief Plan (TARP) funds.
Last Friday, Park Avenue Bank was closed.
A cyber security advisory issued last Friday from government and private security groups highlights the growing threat of fraudulent wire transfers from businesses and government entities to overseas hackers.
How will the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) be amended, and when? These are the key questions in payments security, and Bob Russo, GM of the PCI Security Standards Council, is prepared to start answering them.
Financial institutions should take this week, National Consumer Protection Week, and make every day one to protect their customers from the scammers, phishers, hackers, and downright evil doers who reside in the underbelly of society.
Steve Elefant, CIO, Heartland Payment Systems
One theme repeated by every major Obama administration officials speaking RSA Conference 2010, the IT security conference held in early March in San Francisco, was the need for the government and business to work together to protect the nation's critical IT...