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Recent Data Breaches Hit Nearly 80% of Banks, Financial Accounts

Headlines continue to highlight data breaches, especially those compromising payment, banking and personal data.
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The silver lining to the breaches, according to the ACI report, is that although data breach-related fraud has had a negative impact on banks’ and financial institutions’ bottom lines, more than 40 percent of respondents indicated that their customers have appreciated the proactive outreach and response to market events, which helps to keep financial institutions on the right side of customer satisfaction, rebuilding brand trust.

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Brazilian Authorities Discover Real ATM Behind a Fake One

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A fake ATM was found behind a real one in a Bank of Brazil branch in Curitiba, Brazil.

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Experian: Identity Theft Rising, Detection Improving

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Nearly half of financial frauds being uncovered involve criminals trying to use someone else’s stolen personal details, Experian warns. The credit checking company says that identity theft is a “significant and rising threat,” accounting for 46 percent of financial frauds detected this year – that’s almost double the rate of cases seen in 2012 (27 percent).

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Gunman Seize $50 Million from Bank Transport in Libya

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Security forces in Libya are searching for heavily armed men who seized a truck carrying more than $50 million in cash in the city of Sirte, according to the state news agency LANA.

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Cyprus Hires Additional Security Officers for Bank Reopening

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The island nation has hired nearly 300 additional security personnel to ensure bank safety during the national reopening. 

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Germany to Reclaim $36B in Gold from U.S., France

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Nearly 700 tons of gold bars will be returned to the Bundesbank in Frankfurt, Germany, after it was stored abroad for protection during the Cold War. 

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Iran, Sudan, Mexico Drug Cartel Customers

Big Banks Fined Big Time for Money Laundering

Years of Breaking Financial, Federal Laws
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If you are experiencing trouble getting your bank to work for you, it turns out that was not the case with Iran, the Sudan and Mexican drug cartels, who all used some world banks to launder their money.

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Security News -- Cyber Security

FBI: Cyber Criminals Target Financial Institutions

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Cyber criminals are using a variety of methods to steal money from victims' bank accounts in illegal wire transfers, sometimes even raising the limit of a transfer to get more money. 

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Card Crime Gets More Sophisticated

Bank Card Fraud, Two Ways to Get Burned

Online Transactions Most Vulnerable
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Lack of protection of chip and PIN cards and card skimming are raising losses.

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Bomb Threat Involved

Bank Manager Kidnapped in Bizarre Robbery

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Two masked gunmen managed to evade authorities after a bizarre bank heist in which they strapped what they said was a bomb to the bank manager.

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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.


Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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Security Magazine

September 2014

2014 September

In the September issue of Security Magazine, find out who this year's most influential people are in the security industry are. Also, take a peek at the technology products that ASIS 2014 will be showcasing at the upcoming event. Read about the lessons learned from security at the World Cup, find out why tactical medical training is a must for your enterprise and how Atlanta increased security by sharing surveillance.
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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
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