Facial recognition, arguably, is the technology that most threatens individual privacy online, and that's on the mind of Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller, who has asked the FTC to report on its growing use.
"With a company-issued device, you can issue a policy that says users have no rights of privacy over information on the device," says Javelin's Tom Wills. But with employee-owned devices? A whole new set of issues.
Mobile apps and smartphone security are increasing global concerns. But Dr. Giles Hogben of ENISA says mobile malware mania is a bit overhyped, since mobile is actually more secure than most other platforms currently on the market.
A new, free guide on Facebook security, though geared for users, details the practices chief information security officers and other organizational security practitioners should share with their staffs to assure not only safe Internet hygiene when workers access Facebook from work, but for use with other social media...
The Fed's ruling on interchange, mandated by the Durbin amendment, offers financial incentives for fraud-prevention investments and could fuel a U.S. move toward new card-payment technologies, like EMV.
Social media, mobility and cloud computing are new areas of risk for organizations, and risk managers need to go back to the fundamentals of understanding the information they are protecting, says Robert Stroud, ISACA's international vice president.
The Fed's ruling on interchange cuts mandated by the Durbin Amendment will aid fraud prevention and could accelerate a move to chip-based payments, says Randy Vanderhoof, director of the Smart Card Alliance.