Wells Fargo & Co. says it will pay a $100,000 reward for information leading directly to the arrest and conviction of thieves responsible for stealing computers from the office of an analyst the banking and financial-services provider hired. The systems contained confidential data about some of Wells Fargo's customers. Wells Fargo last week notified the customers whose names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and credit account numbers were stolen. No passwords or PINs were pilfered. The company said in a statement that it's monitoring the at-risk accounts, changing their account numbers, and adding a Credit Alert report to their credit reports.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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