In 2015 an international group of "digital bank robbers" hacked accounts and accounting systems and manipulated ATMs, robbing nearly one billion dollars from around 100 banks worldwide.
With the transfer of large parts of their business into IT, financial institutions today have to deal with completely new challenges. Naturally, IT security plays an important role. However, a comprehensive IT security concept requires more than just firewalls and virus scanners, as the digital bank robbers demonstrated.
Network Monitoring for More Security
Network monitoring plays a central role when it comes to ensuring availability of critical functions in a bank's IT infrastructure security:
- Control of conventional security tools
- Fallback for IT security
- Availability of physical security devices
Read our Industry Insights Finance to learn how you, as an IT officer in the financial sector, can ensure that your bank's IT functions reliably and securely.