South Dakota, USA & London, United Kingdom –ATMIAtoday published new bestpractices for the security of the ATM Cabinet and for physical keymanagement for its member companies.
“In the cyber age, access to data and electronicswithin the ATM is just as much an attraction to criminals as cash so all theseassets need to be protected,” Mike Lee, CEO of ATMIA. “This manualshows what the known methods are for accessing ATM cabinets and what thecorresponding risk mitigation steps are.”
Authored by well-known industry security analyst andconsultant, Douglas Russell, the manual evaluates the security of the ATM’s topboxes and fascias and makes recommendations for higher levels of security.
“Douglas has done a great job of reminding our industryhow best to prevent unauthorized access to the ATM internals,” Lee concluded.”This is essential reading for ATM industry professionals.”
ATMIAis the leading non-profit trade association representing the entire global ATMindustry. ATMIA serves more than 8,000 members from over 650 participatingcompanies in 66 countries spanning the whole ATM ecosphere, including financialinstitutions, independent ATM deployers, equipment manufacturers, processorsand a plethora of ATM service and value-added solution providers. ATMIAprovides education, advocacy and connections to help itsmembers keep abreast of industry news and developments; increase knowledge andprofessionalism; improve operational efficiencies; understand and influenceregulatory processes; participate in the local, regional and global ATMcommunity; and forge new relationships to advance their businesses. Founded in1997, ATMIA has active chapters in the United States, Canada, Europe, LatinAmerica, Asia-Pacific, Asia, Africa, India and the Middle East focusing on theunique needs and issues of each region. For more information, please visit atmia.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter or YouTube.