Tracy Kitten

Director, Fraud & Security

Tracy Kitten is a recognized fraud and cybersecurity subject matter expert within the financial services community. A veteran journalist who covered fraud, payments, financial technology and cybersecurity for the last 20 years, Tracy has watched attacks and cyberthreats evolve, having spoken with countless industry experts, practitioners and sometimes even hackers to anticipate what’s coming next. 

As the Director of Fraud and Security at Javelin Strategy & Research, Tracy brings her years of experience to help the practice and its clients grow and strengthen their resiliency.

Prior to joining Javelin, Tracy served as Director of Security Information Services at FS-ISAC, the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center – an industry consortium dedicated to reducing cyber-risk in the global financial system. Before FS-ISAC, Tracy served as Executive Editor at BankInfoSecurity and Senior Editor at ATM Marketplace. She has presented about financial cybersecurity risk and fraud at numerous industry trade events, including those hosted by ATMIA, RSA, the PCI Council and the Federal Reserve.

Tracy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history, with a minor in English, from the University of Kentucky.

Latest Insights

May, 2024
Javelin Report
Wealth Accounts at Increasing Risk of Scams and Cyber Takeovers

Romance scams are hard to detect. Wealth management clients are often affected by the most devastating and nefarious types of scams—scams that are long-running and result in the pe...

April, 2024
Javelin Report
2024 Identity Protection Services Provider Scorecard

Javelin Strategy & Research’s assessment of vendors in the identity protection services (IDPS) market revealed clear pacesetters overall, led by Best in Class winner Equifax, and a...

February, 2024
Javelin Report
2024 Authentication and Identity-Proofing Vendor Solutions Scorecard

Identity-proofing, a fundamental need of financial services companies, is a space in considerable flux. Fintech companies that cut their teeth as e-commerce payments platforms are ...


August 6, 2023 | 07:00 AM to 11:30 AM (CST)
Tracy Kitten, Director, Fraud & Security at Javelin will present at the 35th Annual Crimes Against C...
October, 2021
Join Tracy Kitten, Director of Fraud & Security and Suzanne Sando, Senior Analyst of Fraud & Securit...
September, 2021
In this webinar, hear from Javelin Strategy & Research industry analyst, Tracy Kitten and NICE Actim...

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