A preliminary draft of new authentication guidance puts greater responsibility on financial institutions, and the ACH/wire fraud case between Experi-Metal Inc. and Comerica Bank marks the first major corporate account takeover incident to hit a courtroom.
A preliminary draft of new online authentication guidance from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council puts greater responsibility on the shoulders of financial institutions to enhance security.
NACHA's CEO says ACH-related fraud is often over-hyped, and occurs far less often than check- and payment card-related fraud. But when corporate accounts are breached, fraudulent ACH transactions lead to big financial losses.
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council is expected to issue new security guidance revisiting online banking and strong authentication, and a new report from Aite finds internal fraud at most institutions is underreported.