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Michael Grillo

Cyber Monday Kicks off Holiday Shopping Season

The first Monday following the US Thanksgiving holiday has become known as “Cyber Monday”; a day in which online retailers promote heavy discounts on merchandise to kick off the holiday shopping seaso...

28 Nov 2011
Simon Romp

The need for data theft deterrents

This case is just the latest example of how “trusted insiders” can pose a risk to an organisation’s data security defences and how they continue to by-pass them altogether, only to get found out when ...

28 Nov 2011
Pat Carroll

Interest in data theft goes mainstream

It’s not every day that you see banking security reported in a tabloid read by 2.7 million people across the UK, but The Sun’s interest in data theft highlights just how mainstream the topic has becom...

24 Nov 2011
Innovation in Financial Services
Pat Carroll

Isis 1 year on: don't forget security on NFC payments

Happy birthday, Isis! This week sees the one-year anniversary of the initial launch of Isis, the US joint venture formed by AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless to create a national mobile payments...

18 Nov 2011
Innovation in Financial Services
Robert Siciliano

Human Security Weaker Than IT Security

Information technologies have evolved to a level at which the developers, programmers, and security specialists all know what they’re doing, and are able to produce products and services that work and...

14 Nov 2011
Pat Carroll

Hello this is your fake bank calling...

With the UK’s “Get Safe Online Week” drawing to a close today, hopefully awareness of fraudulent online activity is on the up. The campaign highlighted all sorts of risks consumers may face with onlin...

11 Nov 2011
Information Security
Retired Member

eSecurity Infrastructures: Reflections and Lessons

In view of many eSecurity projects launched by banks & governments to secure their online services and organizations to secure remote access-control/ information assets, lets pause a little to ref...

09 Nov 2011
Information Security
Robert Siciliano

Searching for Hotties Leads to Hacked PCs

Five or ten years ago, it was relatively easy for scammers to trick people into opening email attachments that would launch malicious programs on victims’ PCs. Nowadays, most email providers won’t per...

04 Nov 2011
Pat Carroll

On fraud prevention banks need to get the balance right

Fraud prevention for financial institutions should be on the top of the agenda for banks and it seems their customers are beginning to think so too. Aite Group surveyed North American financial instit...

03 Nov 2011
Innovation in Financial Services
Pat Carroll

Mobile wallet - who and what will be a winner?

This week, McKinsey and EFMA issued a report on the future of mobile banking in Europe. Is it a surprise? Not exactly. What strikes me about the report is that whilst banks admit that they are not in...

28 Oct 2011
Innovation in Financial Services
Retired Member

Can social media lead to identity fraud?

There are, apparently, over 500 million Facebook users worldwide and 26 million in the UK, which is a staggering proportion of the global and UK population. Social networks are by their very nature al...

24 Oct 2011
Online Banking
Retired Member

The DPA more than an Act, it's a way of life

As you are no doubt aware, the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has a number of regulatory actions it can use to ensure compliance with the Data Protection Act (DPA), not least of which are its ...

21 Oct 2011