Banking Technology Connections: October 17, 2012
October 17, 2012
This week we feature an article written by our own Ryan Rodrigue as he shares his experiences at this year's DEFCON conference. Many ask us how we manage to keep up with the ever changing technology threats. DEFCON is a great example of how we spend time with some of the most sophisticated educators while learning about new and emerging threats to information systems. This year, Ryan highlighted three common themes that were very pervasive during the conference. The themes are exploitation of common routers, weaknesses in mobile devices, and new threats around VMware.
While not everyone may be susceptible to the routers and VMware problems, mobile devices still continue to be a challenge as the mobile device security market continues to mature. It wasn't long ago when we thought it would be impossible to afford encrypted laptops. That time has passed and we are sure the Mobile security market will follow the same path. Do you agree? Let us know...
Interesting Articles of the Week
To better understand IT risks, listen to the hackers
Samsung Galaxy Tab too insecure for business use, analysis finds
Hackers planning massive attacks against U.S. banks, is it possible?
Banks in Danger due to Dissatisfied Customers
Microsoft Acquires PhoneFactor, Security Solution That Authenticates Users Via Phone, SMS Or Mobile
10/17/12 (Marlborough, MA)
Massachusetts Bankers Association: IT Audit Training 2012
10/17/12 (Boston, MA)
ISACA New England: Cybercrime and the FBI
Cyber Insurance 101: Learn How Cyber Risk Insurance Can Help SMB's Stay in Business
10/25/12 (Mohegan Sun, CT)
WolfPAC User Conference
10/26/12 (New York, NY)
ISACA NY: Collaborating for Greater Success
11/2/12 (Atlantic City, NJ)
NJ Bankers Association: BankHorizons
11/8/12 (West Lebanon, NH)
NH & VT Bankers Assocation: NH & VT Trustees & Directors Forum
11/29/12 (Las Vegas)
WolfPAC User Conference
NJ Bankers Association: Operations & Technology Seminar
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