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Hacktivism—Is it on Your Radar?

February 6, 2013

The term hacktivism is an “it” word popping up across multiple industries. The concept isn’t new—it’s just gaining momentum as computer technology continues to advance.

Hacktivism refers to highly sophisticated groups of hackers representing various political agendas. Essentially, it’s a virtual sit-in during which such hacktivist groups as Anonymous, AntiSec,...
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2013’s Biggest Security Threat—You?

January 30, 2013

Well, more specifically, an unprepared you. Technology users—both consumers and bankers—who don’t remain informed and educated on the latest security risks can open themselves and others to attack.

In particular, we’re talking about the hazards of Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)—large crime groups with a sophisticated online presence aimed at causing...
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CFIs and DDoS Attacks – It’s Possible

October 31, 2012

The recent rash of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on big-name banks has the nation’s largest financial institutions hunkered down in a collective nail biter. And with banking giant Capital One sustaining two hits in less than a week, the next target is anybody’s guess.

But are community financial institutions (CFIs) immune to DDoS attacks? Absolutely...
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CFIs and DDoS Attacks – It’s Possible

October 31, 2012

The recent rash of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on big-name banks has the nation’s largest financial institutions hunkered down in a collective nail biter. And with banking giant Capital One sustaining two hits in less than a week, the next target is anybody’s guess.

But are community financial institutions (CFIs) immune to DDoS attacks? Absolutely...
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