Banking & Finance

Upcoming: NYBA Technology, Compliance and Risk Management Forum

WHAT: SMP will exhibit at the NYBA 2015 Annual Technology, Compliance & Risk Management Forum 

WHEN: Monday, May 11 - Wednesday, May 13, 2015 

WHERE:  DoubleTree Hotel - 455 S Broadway, Tarrytown, N.Y.

DETAILS: Security Management Partners will exhibit the latest IT and mobile security solutions at the NYBA 2015 Annual Technology, Compliance & Risk Management Forum.  

Upcoming: Great New England Credit Union Show

WHAT: SMP will exhibit at The Great New England Credit Union Show in Booth #790. 

WHEN: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET. 

WHEREGNECUS will take place at the Holiday Inn, 242 Adams Place, Boxborough, Mass. 

DETAILS: Security Management Partners will exhibit the latest IT and mobile security solutions at The Great New England Credit Union Show. Visit SMP in Booth #790. 

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  • Reporting HIPAA Breaches: A New Approach - The Department of Health and Human Services is taking steps to make the process of using online tools to report breaches more efficient, hoping that will help ease the launching of investigations. More at Healthcare Info Security
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  • The details of three high-severity vulnerabilities affecting Apple’s OS X operating system have been disclosed over the past two days by Google. The security holes were made public this week after the 90-day disclosure deadline given by Project Zero to vendors expired. Learn more at Security Week
  • As a result of President Obama's "Buy Secure" initiative, the federal government this month is kicking off its EMV rollout, which includes the issuance of chip-and-PIN cards for all federal employees and benefits programs. Read the story at Bank Info Security
  • According to the latest research by Trend Micro, a variant of Curve-Tor-Bitcoin (CTB) Locker ransomware – also known as Critroni – being distributed in a spam campaign now offers victims additional time to pay the ransom, but also requires them to pay a whole lot more than previously. Details via SC Magazine

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  • Healthcare Info Security reports that NSA Chief Michael Rogers says damaging cyber-attacks are coming
  • IBM researchers have found signs that the prolific Trojan is now being used to attack widely used password managers - more at Dark Reading
  • Financial sector terrorism threat grows as the risk from ISIS continues to increase - details at Bank Info Security

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