Access governance is currently one of the hottest topics when it comes to organizations securing their networks and data. Data breaches from outside hackers has always been big news – consider the coverage of the Target and Sony hacks, just to name a few of recent years.
Global retailers can expect a 12 percent growth in online fraudulent activity in the upcoming holiday season, compared with the same period last year—and lower ticket prices on fraudster-targeted gifts and products.
Visa’s Biometric Paymentsstudy, which surveyed 14,000 people across Europe, revealed that 73 percent of people think biometric security checks on a payments device is a secure authentication, with fingerprint the preference for 81% of consumers, followed by iris scanning.
Organizations across America are facing unprecedented challenges in building effective, manageable security programs in order to protect the wide array of sensitive data they are responsible for keeping safe.
It’s hard to believe that over a decade has passed since PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) was first introduced in 2004 as the information security standard for organizations that store, process or transmit cardholder data. Although it’s become a mature industry standard, two problems remain.
Terrorism is changing. The Center for Cyber & Homeland Security at George Washington University is striving to bring science to the art of security decision-making. What can their research into cyberattacks, terrorism and the evolving threat environment do to help your enterprise? Read about this, sports security, security culture and awareness and more in the July issue.