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Driven to Distraction

Driven to Distraction

Diversionary infections reflect a new devious style of cyberattack tactics By Tam Harbert Financial cyberattacks have been getting a lot of press lately. Starting last fall, a wave of distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks hit several large American banks, crashing their servers and leaving online customers stranded. Many of these attacks were carried out

Keeping Tabs on Data

Step No. 1 in securing data: know where it is By Tam Harbert It’s 10 p.m. Do you know where your data is? That’s a question many community banks may need help answering. Most banks conduct an IT audit on a regular basis to make sure their systems are secure. But a key to a

Safe and Mobile Secure

As with any other digital gateway, the mobile channel requires fundamental data security measures By Phil Britt Data and account security concerns are the main reasons why more consumers haven’t adopted mobile banking services, various consumer surveys show. It’s still a largely unknown technology that has yet to stand the test of time against continued

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