NORTH CANTON, Ohio and LONDON (4/12/11)--Diebold is presenting a series of half-day seminars on ATM security risks and the steps credit unions can take to mitigate them. Diebold is a CUNA Strategic Services provider. Among the topics to be covered during the seminars are ATM card skimming; physical attacks against ATMs; ATM malware attacks, payment-card industry compliance and protecting against ATM data breaches. Dates and locations for the seminars are:
* April 14, Kansas City, Mo.; * April 15, Lexington, Ky.; * April 19, Anchorage, Alaska; * April 21, Portland, Ore.; * April 26, Livonia, Mich.; * April 27, Flint, Mich.; and * April 28, Kalamazoo, Mich.;
To learn more and register, use the link. In other ATM news, the ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) has a published a best practices guide about decommissioning ATMs at the end of their seven- to 10-year lifespan. The manual describes four risk scenarios for ATM owners when the initial lifespan of an ATM ends. “We want to avoid situations where an ATM ends up on eBay or in the hands of a criminal who can perform reverse engineering on the machine,” said Mike Lee, CEO of ATMIA. The guide covers such topics as best practices for protecting consumer data at ATM decommissioning, how to handle secondhand ATMs properly and liability issues with ATM disposal.