Third-party risks and the Fed's plans for emerging payments will be highlighted at ISMG's Fraud Summit Chicago on May 14. How banking institutions and retailers are expected to respond to new risks posed by external parties will be a focus for our keynote panel.
"Security as a business enabler" was the mantra echoing through the recently concluded 2014 Infosecurity Europe conference in London, a message that should have been heeded by top executives at retailer Target last year.
Identity is the new perimeter, and that concept stretches organizations into lots of new directions when managing access and privileges - especially in the mobile age, says John Hawley of CA Technologies.
To help reduce reliance on passwords, the FIDO Alliance is developing standard technical specifications for advanced authentication. Michael Barrett and Daniel Almenara of FIDO describe the impact the effort could have in 2014.
As major cloud vendors, including Salesforce, integrate identity and access management features into their platforms, security professionals must size up the role that stand-alone IAM systems will play in the long run.
Two states are testing new technologies that, if successful, should make it easier for citizens to securely access government services online with the side benefit of mitigating fraud and identity theft.