The Identity Theft Resource Center reported that data breaches hit an all-time high of 783 in 2014, and in many instances payment card details were compromised along with personal information like email addresses, phones numbers, or physical addresses. This meant that more payment cards had to be reissued due to breaches in 2014 than in […]
Posts Tagged ‘fraud’
Posted on 27th Jan 2015 by Philippe Benitez in Financial Services
Posted on 12th Jan 2015 by Maria Barbieri in Enterprise Security
With new mobile devices like the iPhone 6 and Apple iPad Air 2 topping many present lists this year, we’ve compiled top tips to help businesses ensure they haven’t unwrapped mobile security threats over the festive period.
Posted on 6th Jan 2015 by Eric Billiaert in Corporate
We discuss how a new set of technologies we’ve developed into our Sealys Secure Surface portfolio will make it significantly harder to mask Bond’s true identity with fake passports as he jets around the globe.
Posted on 14th Nov 2014 by Jennifer Dean in Enterprise Security
Home Depot dealt with its data breach by switching operating system but upon closer inspection it would perhaps have been better to invest in strong authentication technology and staff training.
Posted on 7th Nov 2014 by Jennifer Dean in Enterprise Security
The CFO arguably has the top job when it comes to assessing risk and making decisions on security investments. Most will have the support of the CIO in evaluating all the risks associated with technology, but have they considered all the issues that modern working practice expose the executive management team to?
Posted on 4th Nov 2014 by Michelle Leech in Financial Services
Money20/20 kicked off yesterday with a perpetual buzz surrounding payments security. This tweet from Dave Birch perfectly sums up what we’ve been hearing in the overflowing conference halls: It’s no wonder that authentication and privacy are hot topics. Consumers are demanding to know their account data is safe and transactions are secure as the number […]
Posted on 31st Oct 2014 by Jennifer Dean in Enterprise Security
CIOs considering how their organization is exposed to different risks could gain some helpful insights from the heroes and villains in recent comic-book movie adaptions.
Posted on 24th Oct 2014 by Jennifer Dean in Enterprise Security
C-level executives are arguably a business’ most valuable and vulnerable asset. We’ve compiled five tips so you can encourage them to defend themselves when they’re out and about.
Posted on 22nd Oct 2014 by Neville Pattinson in Corporate
Last week President Obama signed an executive order that is getting a lot of attention for mandating “Chip & PIN” EMV technology for all federally-issued payment cards and terminals. My colleague, Philippe Benitez, wrote a great piece about it here. It’s understandable that EMV is in the spotlight these days as the entire nation is […]
Posted on 22nd May 2014 by Jennifer Dean in Enterprise Security
It’s happened again, this time to “The World’s Online Marketplace” – eBay. The online auction giant announced yesterday that a database, holding the personal details of up to 223 million users, was hacked. Ebay has asked 128 million users to change their account passwords in the wake of the breach. The cybercriminals were able to […]