With social engineering, phishing and a host of other attacks on the rise, the consumer remains the most vulnerable link in the fraud chain. Banks and financial institutions are helping to lead the way in education, supported by organizations like the FFIEC which recently issued new guidance on security awareness for...
Embedding some information security practitioners within business units could help improve IT security awareness in many enterprises, reducing security risk, says Steve Durbin, global vice president of the Information Security Forum.
Technology is the biggest challenge to ethics and compliance in organizations today, says Deloitte's Keith Darcy. "We have the capacity to do things before we ever consider the ethical consequences ..."
Target Corp. is providing $5 million to help fund an effort to educate consumers about the risks of cybercrime. Meanwhile, a group of House Democrats had called for a hearing about the retailer's breach, while two senators have demanded details.