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July 29, 2012  6:39 PM

Credit Card Breaches: The times they need a changin’

Posted by: David Schneier
ATM, bank, banking, banks, breach, checking account, community bank, credit, credit card, cyber security, data security, evidence, financial institutions, hack, hacker, hackers, hacking, id theft, identity theft, information security, network, oversight, PCI, personally identifiable informaiton, PII, regulation, regulations, Security, security breach, theft

If my blogging about credit card breaches has a bit of a deja vu feel to it you're not crazy, I last touched on it less than six months ago.  Sadly I was handed a new update this week in the form of my bank card being cancelled from right out underneath me again.   For those of you keeping score...

March 6, 2012  6:00 PM

My bank card was compromised.

Posted by: David Schneier
breach, compliance, data breach, data security, GLBA, PCI, regulations, regulatory, Regulatory Compliance, Security

Two weeks ago, about two hours before departing on a long weekend trip to welcome back baseball in Florida I received an email from my bank indicating that there's been suspicious activity on my Visa check card and that it's been suspended.  Considering that under normal conditions I think my...

May 8, 2011  4:46 AM

Another data breach? What else is new?

Posted by: David Schneier
breach, compliance, data breach, FDIC, NCUA, regulations, regulatory, Regulatory Compliance

The other day I was watching my cat attempt to catch his own tail. Now I know that by itself it’s not unusual for cats or dogs to attempt such a feat but for this one in particular it was unusual as I’ve never seen him do it before. He’s a remarkably athletic animal and...

August 8, 2009  3:31 AM

How to combat the insider threat

Posted by: David Schneier
assessment, Audit, breach, insider threat, Regulatory Compliance, risk assessment, Security

I was reading an article last week about how there’s been a recent increase in the number of reported security breaches caused by internal resources.  The insider threat is not a new one as corporate espionage is as old as civilization but it certainly is getting more...


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