Banking Security


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FBI Warns Financial Institutions To Beware of Coronavirus-Related Scams

Business email compromise attacks continue to be effective, tricking victims into transferring funds to fraudulent accounts.

A Measured Approach

A Measured Approach

The threat landscape continues to evolve for every business. But banks and financial services companies face especially urgent demands.

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Justice Department Indicts 80 People in Massive Online Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

Two Nigerian citizens are accused of leading a massive fraud scheme that transferred at least $6 million in fraudulently-obtained funds, much of whom was taken from elderly people.

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Alleged Capital One Hacker Stole From More Than 30 Other Organizations, Prosecutors Say

In a search of Paige Thompson’s home, federal agents found servers holding stolen data from other companies and an “arsenal of weapons” belonging to her roommate.

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Capital One Breach Jeopardizes Data of Over 100 Million People

A lone attacker is accused of stealing personal information that included bank account numbers and Social Security numbers.

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Equifax Will Pay At Least $650 Million In Settlement Over 2017 Data Breach

The credit-reporting agency will pay at least $300 million to victims. But it may be difficult for consumers to prove direct losses from identity theft.

Computer Science Student Shows Venmo Transactions Can Be Easily Acquired

Computer Science Student Shows Venmo Transactions Can Be Easily Acquired

A year after a privacy researcher showed the world that Venmo transactions could be easily accessed, a computer science student scraped seven million Venmo transactions to increase awareness of the issue.

Simplify, Automate and Modernize

Simplify, Automate and Modernize

The banking market continues to evolve due to the growing use of mobile devices, as more branch operations aim to enhance convenience and service for the customer.



How Safe Are Bitcoin ATMS?

How Safe Are Bitcoin ATMS?

As its evangelists work day and night to popularize digital currencies, Bitcoin ATM machines are popping up to help the unbanked and underbanked have access to the leading cryptocurrency.

HSBC Bank Discloses Security Incident

HSBC Bank Discloses Security Incident

"HSBC became aware of online accounts being accessed by unauthorized users between October 4, 2018 and October 14, 2018," the bank wrote in a data breach notification letter submitted to Californian authorities.

Global Payment Companies Test Data Security Readiness

Global Payment Companies Test Data Security Readiness

Eighteen payment processors from the U.S. and U.K. tested their systems for cyber attacks.

Cash In Transit

By definition, cash-in-transit (CIT) is the physical transfer of banknotes, coins, credit cards and items of value from one location to another.

ATM Security Increased Following FBI Warning

ATM Security Increased Following FBI Warning

Banks are on alert after the FBI warned of a new potential threat.

Consumers’ Trust of Cardless ATMs Will Not Happen Without Strong Mobile Device Security

Consumers’ Trust of Cardless ATMs Will Not Happen Without Strong Mobile Device Security

One key to improving cardless ATM acceptance among consumers is to build trust and comfort by ensuring that best-in-class security measures are in place. Given the right security and layers of defense, the cardless ATM process can be secure.

Banking on Efficiency

Banking on Efficiency

Operating in more than 4,000 buildings, one of the largest U.S. banks could not keep up with the onboarding and off-boarding of 300,000-plus employees, contractors, vendors and visitors.

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Industry Vertical

Branch Banking

While retailers have been incorporating video analytics into their daily operations for decades, financial institutions have lagged well behind the technology curve.

Bank of America Boosts Online Security with Biometrics

Bank of America Boosts Online Security with Biometrics

Bank of America will start using an additional layer of authentication for online banking.

Cash in Hand

Cash in Hand

If your bank, credit union or non-bank organization operates ATMs in remote locations, such as convenience stores or shopping malls, a bank heist that occurred in Japan last year probably caught your attention.

The Potential of Biometrics

The Potential of Biometrics

Many financial institutions are looking to biometrics to enhance customer trust and convenience, and for securing the bank enterprise and facilities.

Chipotle Releases Nationwide List of Breached Stores

Chipotle Releases Nationwide List of Breached Stores

Chipotle has released a nationwide list of stores that were targeted in the security breach between March and April of 2017.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - April 2020

    April 2020

    Featuring:

    • Enhancing the Perimeter
    • Avoiding Danger with Secure Data Storage
    • Making Cities Smarter
    • Improving Operations
    • A Virus on the Move

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  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • Spaces4Learning
  • Campus Security & Life Safety