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The 5 Basic (but Important) Questions Banks Need Answe...

This is last question in our five-part series on the FFIEC guidance on what it means to Internet banking, what you need to know and how to prepare for the January 2012 deadline.   Q: How are organizations responding? Experian estimates that less than half of the institutions impacted by this...

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The 5 Basic (but Important) Questions Banks Need Answe...

This is fourth question in our five-part series on the FFIEC guidance and what it means Internet banking. Check back each day this week for more Q&A on what you need to know and how to prepare for the January 2012 deadline.  If you missed parts 1-3, there’s no time...

Read More The 5 Basic (but Important) Questions Banks Need Answered Regarding FFIEC Regulatory Compliance
The 5 Basic (but Important) Questions Banks Need Answe...

This is third question in our five-part series on the FFIEC guidance and what it means Internet banking.  If you missed the firstand second question, you can still view – our answer isn’t going anywhere.  Check back each day this week for more Q&A on what you need to know...

Read More The 5 Basic (but Important) Questions Banks Need Answered Regarding FFIEC Regulatory Compliance
The 5 Basic (but Important) Questions Banks Need Answe...

This is second question in our five-part series on the FFIEC guidance and what it means Internet banking.  If you missed the first question, don’t worry, you can still go back.  Check back each day this week for more Q&A on what you need to know and how to prepare...

Read More The 5 Basic (but Important) Questions Banks Need Answered Regarding FFIEC Regulatory Compliance
The 5 Basic (but Important) Questions Banks Need Answe...

This first question in our five-part series on the FFIEC guidance and what it means Internet banking.  Check back each day this week for more Q&A on what you need to know and how to prepare for the January 2012 deadline. Question: What does “layered security” actually mean?   “Layered” security refers to the...

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FFIEC, KBA and the rest of the alphabet soup...

With the most recent guidance newly issued by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) there is renewed conversation about knowledge based authentication. I think this is a good thing.  It brings back into the forefront some of the things we have discussed for a while, like the difference...

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Identity elements are not credentials...

Lately there has been a lot of press about breaches and hacking of user credentials.  I thought it might be a good time to pause and distinguish between authentication credentials and identity elements. Identity elements are generally those bits of meta data related to an individual.  Things like: name,...

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