People who identified themselves in a survey as “tech savvy” were 18 percent more likely to be victims of online identity theft. In addition those who said they had Ph.Ds were more frequently victims than high school graduates
Fraudsters’ methods continually evolve to counter new fraud protection measures and with personally identifiable information, they could steal a customer’s identity or create a synthetic identity. Once a fraudster captures this information, if they are able to access a customer account or open an account, it creates a nightmare scenario with significant repercussions for the business and the customer.
Fifty-four percent of respondents in The Global Study on the State of Payment Data Security, conducted by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of Gemalto, have had a security or data breach involving payment data an average of four times in the past two years.
Edward Snowden may have the reputation as the most infamous insider threat in recent history, but he’s not the only one who used his job and company resources to commit a crime. Learn why insider threat programs are necessary to allow the organization to prevent, detect, respond to and deter insider threats. Also in this issue: how security professionals can prevent workplace bullying, how mass notification is becoming part of the essential infrastructure of enterprises, and much more!