Articles For Tag "security"

  • Five insiders who threaten your security

    posted by Ben Hayden on Thursday, July 18, 2019

    Unlike in the movies, security breaches aren't always conducted by sinister, shady characters hacking data from miles away. Sometimes the threat comes from within. Here are five people who could be jeopardizing your organization's security — from the inside.

  • May 15 is National Senior Fraud Awareness Day

    posted by Mike Burke on Tuesday, May 14, 2019

    May 15 has been designated as National Senior Fraud Awareness Day to raise awareness of the increasing fraudulent activities targeted at U.S. citizens, especially those who are 65 or older.

  • ATM cash supplies can dwindle during tax refund season

    posted by Manish Nathwani on Wednesday, March 20, 2019

    Increasingly, consumers are receiving their tax refunds or loan proceeds on debit cards, and more benefits are being paid on government-issued debit cards. Are your ATMs ready for these additional withdrawals?

  • Protect card data with these resources

    posted by Amanda Holmgaard on Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Ensuring the security of personal data can be an ongoing challenge. For added security, implement these steps in addition to the steps you're already taking to ensure data security.

  • Social engineering is used to commit fraud

    posted by Ben Hayden on Thursday, February 21, 2019

    With new technologies in place, the percent of data breaches impacting financial institutions has reduced significantly from 2015 to 2017. Awareness of social engineering techniques is absolutely necessary to protect financial institutions and their accountholders and reduce fraud even further.

  • PIN adds level of security in payment transactions

    posted by Terry Dooley on Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    When authenticating transactions, choosing between one authentication method or another isn't a good strategy. A better approach is to leverage layered authentication, allowing the PIN to serve as the strongest option because the issuer is authenticating the consumer's identity.

  • Secure information with a current SSL certificate

    posted by Ben Hayden on Tuesday, November 20, 2018

    An up-to-date SSL certificate ensures that the data shared between organizations is from a trusted source. Make this a priority at your institution.

  • 5 best practices for fighting fraud

    posted by Liz Little on Wednesday, October 31, 2018

    I've spent many years focused on the fraud fight, and I'm offering these best practices to help you protect your cardholders and your institution. We're in this together.

  • 5 steps to secure your data

    posted by Ben Hayden on Tuesday, October 23, 2018

    Protect your data. Follow these best practices to limit access to your information systems.

  • Data security begins with a secure physical environment

    posted by Mike Burke on Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a good time to review your physical facilities to ensure you're taking the right steps to protect your institution's critical information and your cardholders' data.