Online credentials have been stolen and compromised for almost as long as the Internet has existed. But in the past decade, the frequency of credential theft has increased and the tools and techniques used by cybercriminals have evolved.
Theft of user credentials has ramped up significantly for a number of reasons including:
Users are reusing the same usernames and passwords across multiple sites
Automated tools can take stolen credentials and test them on other sites at a massive scale
Many customers have high value assets that are extremely lucrative targets for cyberattacks
In this white paper, explore one of the most common threats to retailers – credential stuffing – and learn how Shape works with major retailers to shut these attacks down.
Published By: LockLizard
Published Date: Dec 09, 2008
NetMasterClass, as with all advanced elearning providers, have to be able to offer their training courses at any time with total availability – across the Internet. NetMasterClass have made a significant investment in the development of proprietary training methods and techniques and have already experienced having their IPR stolen and made publicly available.
Gaining the trust of online customers is vital for the success of any company that transfers sensitive data over the Web. When shopping online, consumers are concerned about identity theft and are therefore wary of providing untrusted sources with their personal information, especially their credit card details. Other types of online businesses require different but equally sensitive information. People are reluctant to provide their national insurance numbers, passwords, or other confidential personal information, or sometimes even just name, address, and phone number. Perhaps the information will be intercepted in transit, they fear, or perhaps the destination itself is manned by imposters with ill intent. The result is an abandoned transaction.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jan 11, 2013
Threats to online security have grown and evolved considerably in 2012. From the threats of cyberespionage and industrial espionage to the widespread, chronic problems of malware and phishing, we have seen constant innovation from malware authors.
Published By: Iovation
Published Date: Sep 25, 2009
Learn what new and innovative techniques and solutions can be used to combat online credit application fraud, and how you can realize a true ROI by reducing losses and increasing operational efficiency within your fraud prevention process.
Published By: Iovation
Published Date: Sep 25, 2009
ReputationManager is a real time fraud management solution and a forensic fraud analysis tool to identify and reduce the impact of online fraud such as chargebacks, stolen credit cards and identity theft, as well as abusive activity such as chat abuse, predatory behavior, and other forms of online harassment. This study illustrates the financial impact of using ReputationManager as part of a financial services organization's online credit card application process.
Yes, your company is a ripe target for fraud - but it doesn't have to be.
Cybercriminals love small to medium businesses, since they have more money in their bank accounts than individuals, but often lack the sophisticated technology and vigilant processes of larger organizations. Gartner estimates that more than 10 percent of small businesses have had funds stolen from their bank accounts.
Published By: Aladdin
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Identity theft is a major obstacle financial organizations must overcome to maximize the potential of online banking. USB strong authentication tokens with built-in smartcard technology combat identity theft and fraud, while helping banks meet regulatory compliance.
Whether and organization or an individual, identity theft spells a long, expensive, and complex recovery process. However, online identity theft can be prevented with encryption software and advanced password protection.
The data security challenges for financial services providers—from the solo accounting professional to the midsize accounting firm to world’s largest corporation, from CPAs to CFPs to credit counselors—have never been as challenging as they are in today’s turbulent times. And although the large data breaches at the most recognizable companies receive the most publicity, small companies and solo offices can also be victims, according to the Better Business Bureau.
The data security challenges for financial enterprises have never been as challenging as they are in today's turbulent times. Not only must financial enterprises comply with regulations such as SOX, GBLA and PCI along with a multitude of state regulations concerning customer privacy and electronic data security, they must also guard against the staggering costs—both tangible and intangible—that a security breach can incur.
The data security challenges in the healthcare industry have never been as challenging as they are today. Not only must healthcare providers comply with HIPAA regulations concerning patient privacy and electronic data security, they must also guard against identity theft as well more complex scenarios of insurance data theft, medical identity theft and the adulteration of health records.
Engagement with customers online has evolved from novelty to necessity, with an estimated $202 billion spent in 2011 and projected 10% growth to $327 billion in 2016, according to Forrester Research. Businesses are maneuvering to connect with the growing pool of online customers, but the move to eCommerce brings new security risks with the exchange of sensitive consumer information, including cardholder data and personally identifiable information that can enable identity theft. At stake is reputation of brand, ongoing access to merchant credit lines, and substantial penalties and remediation in the event of a breach.
This white paper elucidates the aspects of PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) compliance that must be considered when choosing a secure environment for servers involved in eCommerce. Whether deciding to outsource or keep data hosting in-house, any company collecting, storing or transmitting customer cardholder data needs to be compliant, and this document helps pinpoint the specific concerns and standards a company should be aware of when choosing how to keep their data secure. Understanding requirements and best practices for security policies and procedures, physical safeguards, and security technologies is essential to establishing cardholder data security and meeting QSA and SAQ audit requirements.
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