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.
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Posted on 14th Nov 2014 by Jennifer Dean in Enterprise Security
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 […]
Posted on 25th Apr 2014 by Alexandre Bordier in Enterprise Security
Anyone who works in a corporate environment knows that the CEO is often considered one of the most valuable assets within an organization, with access to contacts, sensitive and confidential information and knowledge of the wider industry. Many high-flying executives who travel a lot have chauffeur-driven cars or are given charter flights to minimize the […]
Posted on 22nd Apr 2014 by Arta Sylejmani in Corporate
You can’t not step outside and see how mobile usage is affecting mainstream and consumer behavior – from toddlers playing with iPads to people walking into lampposts as they fail to look up from their device when out and about. Given the tremendous increase in mobile usage in recent years, it’s hardly surprising that expectations […]
Posted on 22nd Apr 2014 by Philippe Benitez in Financial Services
A whole new language is coming with EMV credit cards. Did you know that an EMV credit card isn’t used by swiping it? “Swiping” will someday be a term of the past (along with the mag-stripe relics that swiping supports). Credit cards with an EMV chip are “dipped”, “waved”, or “tapped.” Not to worry, it’s […]