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(ISC)²'s 2019 Security Congress will unite industry colleagues from around the globe for three days of education, best-practice sharing and networking in a variety of formats.

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    (ISC)²'s Security Congress will bring cybersecurity professionals together from around the world for three days of education and thought-leadership sessions, best-practice sharing and networking.

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  • Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC)

    Governance, risk and compliance (GRC) is a combined area of focus developed to cover an organization's strategy to handle any interdependencies between the three components.

  • corporate governance

    Corporate governance is the combination of rules, processes or laws by which businesses are operated, regulated or controlled.

  • Dodd-Frank Act

    The Dodd-Frank Act (fully known as the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act) is a United States federal law that places regulation of the financial industry in the hands of the government.

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Business process security

The business process security topics page provides financial industry IT security professionals with up-to-date information and resources on financial transaction protocols and security, debit and credit card fraud prevention, logical and physical security convergence, and business partner and vendor security issues. Get guidelines for integrating and building security into the day-to-day processes of financial organizations.

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  • Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC)

    Governance, risk and compliance (GRC) is a combined area of focus developed to cover an organization's strategy to handle any interdependencies between the three components.

  • blockchain

    Blockchain is a type of distributed ledger for maintaining a permanent and tamper-proof record of transactional data.

  • e-commerce (electronic commerce or EC)

    E-commerce (EC), an abbreviation for electronic commerce, is the buying and selling of goods and services, or the transmitting of funds or data, over an electronic network, primarily the internet.

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Information security management

Our financial services security technology topics page provides financial industry IT security professionals with up-to-date information and resources on ID management and access control; network security; online, Web and application security; and secure communications. Browse the financial services security technology subtopics below and discover the latest news, expert advice, tips, resources and white papers on managing user identities and controlling access.

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  • Bitcoin ATM

    A Bitcoin ATM is an automated teller machine that lets users buy, sell and transfer the cryptocurrency, just as regular ATMs provide financial services related to traditional currencies.

  • blockchain economy

    The blockchain economy is a scenario and potential future environment in which the technology replaces current monetary systems, potentially on a global basis.

  • Ripple

    Ripple is a payment protocol, cryptocurrency creator and high-tech payment firm that uses blockchain technology to help banks conduct fast global financial settlements.

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Regulations and compliance

Compliance is a major painpoint for the financial services industry. Just keeping track of the federal and state legislation, as well as legislation for the financial and banking industries can be a drain on your resources. Learn about financial services laws, such as FACTA, FFIEC and PCI DSS, SOX and HIPAA, and get best practices for complying with federal and international laws and regulations, such as Basel II.

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  • corporate governance

    Corporate governance is the combination of rules, processes or laws by which businesses are operated, regulated or controlled.

  • insurance claims analysis

    Insurance claims analysis is the inspection and judgment of merit in the requests for coverage of incidents in insurance customer claims.

  • Dodd-Frank Act

    The Dodd-Frank Act (fully known as the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act) is a United States federal law that places regulation of the financial industry in the hands of the government.

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Security strategies

The financial services security management strategies topics page provides up-to-date information and resources on data governance, threat prevention, risk assessment and disaster recovery planning. These security management strategies are perfect for CSOs, CISOs and other financial services executives and decision makers.

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  • times interest earned (TIE)

    Times interest earned (TIE) is a metric used to measure a company’s manageable debt limits; by its ability to pay the monthly interest on it’s debts. TIE is used to determine a given company’s ability to pay its obligations to debtors.

  • reinsurance

    Reinsurance protects insurers against excessive losses, helping to ensure their sustainability and prevent bankruptcy and failure as a business.

  • card skimming

    Card skimming is the theft of credit and debit card data and PIN numbers when the user is at an automated teller machine (ATM) or point of sale (POS).

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  • compliance audit

    A compliance audit is a comprehensive review of an organization's adherence to regulatory guidelines.

  • regulatory compliance

    Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business...

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

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  • data breach

    A data breach is a confirmed incident in which sensitive, confidential or otherwise protected data has been accessed and/or ...

  • zero-day (computer)

    A zero-day vulnerability, also known as a computer zero day, is a flaw in software, hardware or firmware that is unknown to the ...

  • Cybercrime

    Cybercrime is any criminal activity that involves a computer, networked device or a network.

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  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 

  • business continuity software

    Business continuity software is an application or suite designed to make business continuity planning/business continuity ...

  • business continuity policy

    Business continuity policy is the set of standards and guidelines an organization enforces to ensure resilience and proper risk ...

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  • business impact analysis (BIA)

    Business impact analysis (BIA) is a systematic process to determine and evaluate the potential effects of an interruption to ...

  • RAID (redundant array of independent disks)

    RAID (redundant array of independent disks) is a way of storing the same data in different places on multiple hard disks to ...

  • dedicated cloud

    A dedicated cloud is a single-tenant cloud infrastructure, which essentially acts as an isolated, single-tenant public cloud.

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