While the banking industry in India has achieved some security maturity, India Post will be starting from scratch as it launches India Post Payments Bank. But the new bank will have the opportunity to build security into its infrastructure and processes, rather than bolting it on later.
The Petya ransomware gang says it released 3,500 crypto keys that it stole - along with source code - from rival Chimera ransomware developers. If the keys are legitimate, security firms say they can build decryption tools for Chimera victims.
India's National Cyber Security Coordinator, Dr. Gulshan Rai, puts forth a five-point agenda to secure digital India. Critics question what's new and different about the plan and suggest what they see as the right steps to security.
Europe's biggest annual information security conference returns to London this week. Here's my pick of the top Infosec Europe sessions, with topics ranging from cybercrime and incident response to EU regulations and the Internet of Things.
How will federal banking regulators respond to growing criticism of the FFIEC's Cybersecurity Assessment Tool? A new FDIC publication leads some experts to believe no new guidance is forthcoming. Here's why.
Amidst a perfect storm of circumstances, how will CISOs ensure that they remain relevant? Is outsourced security and MSSP dependence going to take over? Or are virtual CISO specialists going to rule the roost?
It's no surprise that virus-wielding hackers are exploiting Internet of Things devices. Blame too many device manufacturers rushing products to market, skimping on secure development practices and failing to audit the third-party code they use.
The FFIEC says it's taking several additional steps, including updating and supplementing its Information Technology Examination Handbook, to help banking institutions enhance their cybersecurity risk preparedness. Find out the details.
In the wake of an "inebriated" government employee crashing a drone on the White House lawn, federal officials sound warnings over the potential weaponization of consumer drones. But is it anything more than a Hollywood-style movie plot?
Choice Escrow is seeking a bench review of a recent appellate court ruling, which favored its former bank in an ACH fraud dispute. The firm argues the court set a bad precedent for future disputes by limiting Uniform Commercial Code protections.
Could too much regulatory oversight hinder cyberthreat information sharing, rather than encourage it? That's an increasing concern for bankers, who argue regulators could bog down progress in cybersecurity.
A DDoS attack against Ellie Mae, which provides technologies to mortgage originators, comes just as banking regulators issue a reminder about the risks associated with such attacks. Experts offer risk mitigation insights.
Speculation surrounding the cause of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 hasn't included the possibility of a cyber-attack. But one cybersecurity expert contends hacking an airliner is feasible.