RSA Blog - November 2018

  • 11/28/2018 - Rise of the Machines: A New World of Identity Governance It may not be unfolding exactly as predicted in the Terminator movies, but the rise of the machines is upon us. How do you protect and govern robots and other machines in the age of AI and IoT? Here are three areas of focus for identity governance.
  • 11/26/2018 - Loyalty Points Fraud: Why Reward Programs are a Growing Target You have worked hard to build reward points across the many companies you do business with. Perhaps you have been building up travel points for a family vacation or hotel rewards for a romantic weekend getaway. Unlike your bank or credit card, you are probably not checking the balance on your customer loyalty accounts, and fraudsters could be stealing reward points without you even knowing it. Here’s everything you need to know about why it’s happening, how they’re doing it, and what consumers and businesses can do to avoid being defrauded.
  • 11/19/2018 - The Hacker Wish List Cybercriminals prey on poor cyber hygiene. See what five things people are doing daily to make their jobs easier.
  • 11/15/2018 - 3D Secure 2.0: Be Ready to Make It Work to Your Advantage EMV 3-D Secure (aka, “3-D Secure 2.0”) is about to become a reality, bringing with it a frictionless consumer experience and the technology for more secure transactions. That’s good news if you’re a card issuer—as long as you’re prepared for the changes that come with the new protocol. RSA helps pave the way for a successful transition.
  • 11/15/2018 - Santa’s Little Helpers? The Surge of Seasonal Workers Brings Additional Risk Learn how to quickly onboard temporary holiday staff without over entitled access and avoid abandoned accounts upon their departure.
  • 11/13/2018 - Dialing Up Deception: The New Vishing Scam While vishing accounts for less than one percent of total phishing-type attacks, it remains a very real threat, as evidenced by its recent evolution. Traditionally believed to originate from an inbound call, vishing is now being deployed in reverse where a potential victim unknowingly calls a fraudster. Gain insight into the tactics being used to deceive consumers into calling fraudulent phone numbers and how to fight back.
  • 11/5/2018 - Managing Fraud in the Age of Omnichannel Banking In what seems like almost no time, financial institutions (FIs) have evolved from operating a couple of physical banking locations to having a multitude of digital channels. That’s made banking infinitely easier for customers—but it’s also made fraud management much tougher for FIs. Here’s why the answer isn’t more fraud management solutions; it’s fewer.
  • 11/1/2018 - How Secure is Your Digital Presence? Hacking is now big business for criminals. With the creation and availability of data exploding, it’s time to look at how we got here, and what we can do to secure our identities.