Cybersecurity Expert Lucas Zaichkowsky Predicts Apple Pay Will Transform Consumer Payments

On September 11, 2014, in Articles,

On Tuesday, Apple announced an exciting new feature, Apple Pay, a mobile wallet payment system available on the new iPhone 6 and Apple Watch devices. My initial reaction to the announcement was “Not another mobile wallet option!” After researching implementation details, my attitude quickly changed and I became intrigued. Apple Pay enables a safe and […]

Hacked Is The New Black For Retailers. Here’s What You Need To Know

On September 8, 2014, in Articles,

Once there, says Lucas Zaichkowsky, enterprise defense architect at AccessData, they map out the internal network and then steal user accounts that they can leverage to move around in disguise. “They’ll specifically figure out who has access to the card data environment, then target those accounts and relay through the same hop points used by […]

LinkedIn Improves User Security

On September 8, 2014, in Articles,

Lucas Zaichkowsky, enterprise defense architect at AccessData, told eWEEK that most of the new features that LinkedIn is adding for security purposes have become standard with social media services due to frequent account hacking activity. “Being able to see which Web browsers and devices are perpetually logged in is very useful for identifying suspicious logins […]

Home Depot Urges Credit Monitoring Vigilance

On September 4, 2014, in Articles,

“There are a large number of these attackers who rely on automated point and click tools to find merchants using insecure remote access software exposed to the internet,” said Lucas Zaichowsky, enterprise defense architect at AccessData. “Once they’re in the POS system, they drop card data theft malware to steal credit card data as it […]

Feds Investigating Potential JPMorgan Chase Hacking Attack

On August 29, 2014, in Articles,

Looking beyond attribution and motivation, it’s important to remember that at the core of the attack is customer information. Lucas Zaichowski, Enterprise Defense Architect at AccessData, noted that in any breach where customer information is affected, transparency and regular communications are very important for rebuilding trust. “It’s very likely JPMorgan Chase doesn’t know the extent […]