With phishing and BEC scams becoming prevalent, we want to conduct phishing tests on our employees as part of our IT training by sending scam emails and seeing whether our employees will “click.” What are some suggestions for launching a program? Do we send out reminders to all employees reminding them to make sure they know where an email is coming from before opening or clicking on any linking, without disclosing the name of the employee who failed our test?
What does it cost to have a cyber security firm test a bank's computer security to find out where the bank is vulnerable to outside hackers? Who does this work?
Today's focus on protecting customer information combined with increased everyday use of laptop computers means more and more banks are seeking protections against theft of these portable machines.
Financial institutions have joined the nation's corporations in worrying about a new kind of thief: neatly dressed individuals who walk into an office, chit chat with employees and walk out with of
We face new challenges everyday with respect to viruses, ongoing software patches and updates as well new technologies to integrate within our bank. All of these put a strain on our IT resources. How do other banks justify staffing requirements and handle peak demand times?
- Financial fraud due to cyber attacks were slightly over $9 million last year, a drastic reduction from the $116 million reported the year before.2003 Computer Crime and Security Survey, Comput
It should come as no surprise to learn that the 2003 National Consumer Week sponsored by a variety of federal and private agencies highlighted information security.
Protecting the information collected by, stored, and used by your financial institution has increased in importance with the passing of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.
Our bank is evaluating different technology approaches in an effort to better protect ourselves against computer-related theft and fraud. We have heard that external threats now outnumber internal threats. Is that true or do we still need to worry about insiders?