Cybersecurity Practice Area

Mitigate security threats against customers and the enterprise

Financial institutions and their customers are under constant attack as criminals attempt to compromise accounts, personally identifiable information and even intellectual property. FIs have their profitability and reputations at stake. Javelin helps financial institution clients devise effective strategies for securing data and systems in a constantly evolving threat environment.

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal that impacted roughly 87 million Facebook users, California lawmakers have quickly pushed through privacy legislation that could become a standard for how U.S. banks handle customer information.1 The...

Hacking Back: Playing with Fire

Javelin Report
June 27, 2018 By: Sean Sposito, Al Pascual
Despite warnings from academics, former intelligence community officials, and federal law enforcement, some security professionals at financial services companies harbor a willingness to attack their adversaries. Not necessarily to destroy outside...
In late November 2017, Uber announced a previously undisclosed theft of data affecting roughly 57 million riders and drivers that had taken place roughly a year earlier. The ride-sharing startup said it had arranged $100,000 payment a year earlier...
This report examines the interest, trust, and doubts FIs have in bug bounty programs (initiatives that incentive vulnerability disclosure) and, more generally, vulnerability disclosure.
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