Malware Threat Assessment Template for Financial Institutions

by Dan Virgillito
Oct. 8, 2017 0 comments INFOSEC Institute Pen Testing & Audits

Financial institutions conducting online brokerage, alternative payments, Internet banking and other similar activities have been facing a growing number of malware-based attacks. According to Wontok SafeCentral, modern malware ranging from botnets to keyloggers to ransomware to spyware is capable of emptying bank accounts in seconds. The institutions responsible for monetary transactions can ill afford to earn a reputation as anything other than protectors of customer privacy. However, malware attacks continue to evolve in sophistication as cyber criminals continuously develop new methods to circumvent basic security implementations.