The ATM Industry Association has released a new best practices guide for ATM software security developed to assist the industry in combating security threats, such as malware attacks. The guide includes a survey of the current global ATM software environment, a description of the PCI framework for ATM software, and sections that address threats to ATM networks, physical and logical fraud, payments security, the role of encryption, and more.
It also includes chapters on insider fraud, service interface protection for the ATM, relevant emerging technologies and detecting and mitigating malware and black box attacks. A checklist of recommendations for security ATM operating software and an essay on the “Ten Immutable Laws of ATM Security” are also provided. Read the guide here.