Archive for: August, 2010
Keith Appleyard - available for hire - Bromley | 30/08/2010 | 2853 views
Once again one hears of a Building Society not encrypting its laptops, coupled with poor physical security and password management by its employeees.
In this instance, an unencrypted laptop belonging to the (former) Chelsea Building Society (which in April 2010 merged with Yorkshire Building Society), was stolen from its Cheltenham premises.
Tags: Security, Risk & regulation
Keith Appleyard - available for hire - Bromley | 30/08/2010 | 4114 views
As reported in the New York Times : www.nytimes.com/2010/08/22/business/22digi.html
Papers filed in court allege that over a 4 year period, thieves created fictitious Merchants through use of accommodation addresses and stealing other peoples identities, charged more than $10 million on consumers’ credit and debit cards, and then moved the ...
Tags: Payments, Risk & regulation
Peter Roberts - UCL - London | 20/08/2010 | 3449 views
If you've ever been to Trafalgar Square in London then you'll know about the fourth plinth. It's never had a permanent statue on it and in recent years has been temporary home to all manner of fantastic arty fun.
It's currently home to a large ship in a bottle and as usual there's much discussion about what will come in future installations.
Dean Procter - Transinteract - Sydney | 03/08/2010 | 4470 views
Real Title: Mobile & Phone Banking in the Age Of The $1500 IMSI catcher.
Without getting all techo, you may have read where I reported last year that GSM encryption was kaput. Before you get all excited and congratulate yourself that your are on 3g, you may not always be and most of the rest of the world including about 3 billion of your custo...
Tags: Security, Dealing rooms