FFIEC Issues FAQ Guide on the Cybersecurity Assessment Tool

FFIEC Issues FAQ Guide on the Cybersecurity Assessment Tool

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) issued a frequently asked questions (FAQ) guide related to the Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (Assessment). This FAQ guide answers questions received by members of the FFIEC and clarifies not only points in...
FFIEC Release Revised Information Security Booklet

FFIEC Release Revised Information Security Booklet

On September 9, 2016, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released a revision of its IT Booklet on Information Security. In line with previous updates made by the FFIEC, the goal of the revision is to better standardized measures for...
Cybersecurity While Traveling

Cybersecurity While Traveling

Practicing online safety should not be limited to the home or work office. Cyber attacks can happen when you are traveling as well, which is why it is important to practice safe online behavior wherever you go. By accessing the Internet while traveling, you are...
Security Flaws with Chip-based Credit/Debit Cards

Security Flaws with Chip-based Credit/Debit Cards

The nationwide adoption of EMV (Europay, MasterCard, and Visa) for credit and debit cards has been a rocky road, to say the least. These new cards are equipped with computer chips and technology that are used to authenticate chip card transactions. After a number of...
PCI Imposes New Payments Security Rules

PCI Imposes New Payments Security Rules

On Thursday, April 28th, the PCI Security Council will be issuing its new payments security requirements. The new requirements are going to impose new rules, specifically surrounding authentication and third-party vendors (service providers and vendor management). The...
FDIC Breach Affects Records of 44,000 Customers

FDIC Breach Affects Records of 44,000 Customers

The federal government once again showed its relative inability to maintain strong data security practices when the information of 44,000 FDIC customers was breached by an employee leaving the agency. The apparent breach happened in February and was discussed in an...
Microsoft Releases New Advanced Threat Protection Production

Microsoft Releases New Advanced Threat Protection Production

Microsoft, along with many other security companies, has realized that the threat landscape is drastically evolving as we move more into the future of cybersecurity.  Attackers are becoming much more sophisticated and their malicious attempts at stealing data are...

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