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Smart Card Solutions

- Versatile smart cards can perform multiple security tasks. Read how a multinational insurance company is using them for access control, while a credit union secures its mobile banking transactions with smart chips.

Banking on a Security Upgrade

- Credit Suisse, a global financial services company headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, needed to standardize its video and access systems after it acquired several smaller companies. Find out how a new video management system solved the problem.

Case Study

- Learn about a software solution that helped one bank catch malware and save staff time previously spent on scanning PCs manually.

Visa Discusses Efforts to Prevent Fraudulent Transactions

- In a world where consumers regularly use mobile devices to make purchases and take advantage of online banking options, financial institutions are working harder than ever to verify cardholder identities and prevent fraudulent transactions, said Visa, Inc., Head of Risk and Authentication Products Mark Nelsen, speaking on a panel at the Visa Global Security Summit 2013 in Washington, D.C. last week.

Data Brokers

- The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has sent warning letters to 10 data brokers after an investigation indicated that they might be willing to sell personal information in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Tackling Cybersecurity Risk at Financial Institutions

- During a webinar titled “Communicating Cyber Risks to Business Leaders,” experts from Booz Allen Hamilton discussed the need to for financial institutions to give cyber risks a higher priority in their overall risk management efforts.

Treasury Department Using Advanced Analytics to Help Detect, Prevent Money-Laundering

- Better data analysis of suspicious activity reports filed by financial institutions is expected to help law enforcement combat money laundering more efficiently.

Banking on Technology

- Two financial institutions used technology to improve the security of their systems and their customers’ financial assets.

Hackers Find a New Way to Make Maximum Cash Withdrawals

- Visa recently sent an alert to clients warning them that hackers are skipping the skimmers and targeting internal networks at banks to steal cash from ATMs.

Top 10 Performing Security Industry Stocks for October


Presidio Combats Fraud with IronKey

- One bank’s effort to improve transaction security.

Terrorist Financing, Money Laundering, and Tax Evasion

- This book covers a crucial element in the worldwide battle against terror and provides an academic viewpoint of many of the issues surrounding the ability to quantitatively measure the performance of financial intelligence units.

How to Do Financial Asset Investigations

- An overall theme in the book is to obey the law when conducting investigations. It is critical that investigators be aware of the specifics of the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act as well as other state and federal laws.

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