New CISO Post at Cardtronics Signals Changing ATM Security Profile
Ever since the major card brands mandated that information needed to process ATM transactions should only be communicated with the highest levels of encryption, ATMs have been largely isolated from the larger battles over information and data security.
Sure, ATMs always faced a few of their own, unique, threats. Opportunistic thieves could modify ATMs to capture card information and personal identification numbers from unwitting consumers. And individual ATMs have always been somewhat vulnerable to thieves simply uprooting them and carrying them away to force open somewhere else.