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Visa Adds New Fraud Disruption Measures

Visa Adds New Fraud Disruption Measures

Payment card giant creates a ‘cyber fraud system’ to thwart transaction abuse. Visa now is adding fraud disruption to supplement its transaction fraud detection and remediation efforts. The company today at the Visa US Security Summit 2019 in San Francisco outlined five new capabilities it now uses to prevent fraudulent transactions. “We’re looking to identify and disrupt fraud before […]

Who Gets Privileged Access & How to Enforce It

Who Gets Privileged Access & How to Enforce It

Let’s begin by re-evaluating IT infrastructures to determine who has access to what, why, and when. When we evaluate the most significant data breaches, such as the ones affecting Marriott, Microsoft Outlook, Equifax, the US Office of Professional Management, and Yahoo, each one has a common theme: stolen administrator credentials. In the past year alone, […]

Cyberthreats Against Financial Services Up 56%

Cyberthreats Against Financial Services Up 56%

Financial institutions interacting with customers online must prepare for a broader, more sophisticated variety of threats. Financial organizations increasingly turn to online portals, social media, and mobile apps to better engage with customers. However, the same digital platforms’ low cost and low barrier to entry make it easier for cybercriminals to exploit them and target […]

Apple Misstep Leaves iPhones Open to Jailbreak

Apple Misstep Leaves iPhones Open to Jailbreak

Newest version of iOS contains a critical bug that the company had previously already patched. In a somewhat uncharacteristic blunder, Apple has left iPhones running iOS 12.4, the latest version of its mobile operating system, open to a security bug that the company previously had fixed. One security researcher has quickly taken advantage of the […]

Apple Misstep Leaves iPhones Open to Jailbreak

Apple Misstep Leaves iPhones Open to Jailbreak

Newest version of iOS contains a critical bug that the company had previously already patched. In a somewhat uncharacteristic blunder, Apple has left iPhones running iOS 12.4, the latest version of its mobile operating system, open to a security bug that the company previously had fixed. One security researcher has quickly taken advantage of the […]

3 Ways to Avoid Technical Debt in Open Source Projects

3 Ways to Avoid Technical Debt in Open Source Projects

Engineering teams have only a certain amount of capacity. Cutting down the volume of rework inherent in the open source business model begins with three best practices. While the first step in any open source project is to understand your bill of materials, many companies have yet to create “health checks” that identify the components that are […]

Hackathons Should Be More Than A Circus

Hackathons Should Be More Than A Circus

Tapping into developer talent at a hackathon should be fun, but don’t lose sight of the potential business benefits. Every year, a circus comes to town. The big top is erected, and a troupe of jugglers, trapeze artists, and illusionists assemble to thrill the crowd. Then, after two shows a day for a couple of […]

Google Glass For Parkinson’s: 10 Findings

Google Glass For Parkinson’s: 10 Findings

Google Glass offers more health benefits than awkwardness, Parkinson’s patients in UK study find. 20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2014 (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Google Glass shows promise as a tool for improving the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease, but recent testing conducted through Newcastle University in the UK underscores […]

5 Job Interview Tips Via Alice In Wonderland

5 Job Interview Tips Via Alice In Wonderland

Curiouser and curiouser! Use these techniques during your next interview to win that IT or security job offer. Even though Alice couldn’t resist the bottle labeled “DRINK ME,” her story does offer some tips to help security experts and other IT pros nail interviews. Before you sit down with a prospective employer, spin these quotes […]

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