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March 18, 2011
Former computer programmer snatched code for the firm’s proprietary trading platform on last day of work.
July 25, 2010
Insider fraud is a complex problem in the financial industry. Here's a look at some of the technology available to help banks thwart it.
July 06, 2010
Prosecutors say ex-contractor stole data from 2,000 bank employees and siphoned $1.1 million from nonprofits.
January 08, 2010
Fund will pay up to $60 million to credit and debit card issuers for their losses from Heartland data security breach
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A vendor breach can be extremely costly to a financial institution. Financial firms must include data breach protections in their vendor contracts, including data breach notification and reporting. Continue Reading
Data loss prevention tools are usually considered as a defensive tactic against insider risks, but they can also help protect secure data against external attacks. In this tip, Rich Mogull explains how properly configuring and positioning your DLP ... Continue Reading
The data breach at Countrywide Financial Corp. seems like something out of a TV crime drama: Two men regularly copied customer data and secretly sold it as leads to other mortgage brokers. The tale suggests that data theft is, more often than not, ... Continue Reading