Blog Posts Tagged with "Consumers"
June 19, 2012 Added by:Headlines
"Considering how critical Internet access is to our daily lives, we want all Internet users to understand that they have a shared responsibility in protecting themselves online and that safer practices online help protect everyone"...
June 18, 2012 Added by:Lee Munson
People who are in the computer security business are using too many scare tactics. Instead of informing the customer properly they are trying to scare them into using the company’s products. That is never a good thing and it is the reason why we have so much of a backlash going on now...
May 31, 2012 Added by:Headlines
One in 10 computers in the U.S. is infected by a botnet used and used as a bases to execute criminal or espionage actions on behalf of remote operators Botnets can make private and financial information available to hackers, harm computers, and turn consumers into unwitting disseminators of spam emails...
May 21, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin
Listed below are tips to protect your business, yourself and your family from various forms of Internet fraud. For information on the most common complaints and scams, see the annual reports of the Internet Crime Complaint Center a partnership of the FBI and the NWCCC...
May 15, 2012 Added by:Robert Siciliano
Financial institutions have established a layered security approach that includes multi-factor authentication, as well as doing due diligence when it comes to identifying customers as real people whose identities haven’t been stolen...
May 10, 2012 Added by:Robert Siciliano
All the conveniences of digital banking have its set of risks which requires upgrades in card technologies and authentication. In response banks have provided numerous methods for protecting your personal information and also making your banking experience more secure...
May 01, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
It is clear that criminal organizations are devoting substantial resources in this sector. An increasing component of organized crime is specializing in this kind of activity characterized by high profits and low risks compared to traditional criminal activities...
May 01, 2012 Added by:Ben Kepes
Banks sit on a far higher level of the trust spectrum than do companies like Google and Apple – at least in consumers minds. A study commissioned in 2010 that found that telecoms were seen as the second most trusted group, after banks, for securing personal information...
April 23, 2012 Added by:Christopher Burgess
Certification of compliance demonstrates that at that given point of time the entity was in adherence to the PCI standards. The threat landscape is dynamic and ever changing requiring those entrusted with our data to take steps beyond compliance to protect that data...
April 21, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
Recently, the FT) released a final report on digital consumer privacy after more than 450 companies, advocacy groups and individuals commented on the December 2010 draft. The final report creates strong guidelines for protecting consumer privacy choices in the online world...
April 16, 2012 Added by:David Navetta
The FTC has a front and center role in data privacy and enforcement. We have written extensively about the FTC’s actions and recommendations. How is the final Framework different from the draft Framework and what should your privacy professionals be taking away from the Framework?
April 05, 2012 Added by:Brent Huston
Smaller organizations need to leverage simple, effective and scalable solutions to achieve success. They simply won’t have the manpower to manage overwhelming alerts, too many log entries or some of the other basic mechanisms of infosec...
April 03, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
Global Payments' announced that Track 2 data was stolen, which is used by the bank. Track 1 data generally refers to the information reported on the front of a bank card. So if this information was stolen along with that contained in Track 2, it is possible to clone a card...
April 02, 2012 Added by:David Navetta
The FTC sees a greater threat to consumers in third-party data collection because of lack of notice, choice and transparency in the practices of data collectors. But the challenge is understanding where to draw the line between “first party” and “third party” practices...
March 23, 2012 Added by:Allan Pratt, MBA
The types of personal information companies collect and share depends on the product or service you get from them. This info can include: Social Security number and income, account balances and employment details, and credit history and transaction history...
March 14, 2012 Added by:David Navetta
The NTIA seeks comments to begin development of the consumer data collection code of conduct among a broad spectrum of stakeholders in which companies will voluntarily participate, but which will also be legally enforceable and subject to the jurisdiction of the FTC...
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