How Hackers Steal Payment Cards (and Ways to Reduce Your Risk)

‘Tis the season for payment card breaches and holiday scams! As the end of the year approaches, criminals are working overtime to take advantage of busy employees, trusting consumers, and vulnerable payment processing systems. In this webinar, we’ll discuss techniques criminals use to steal card numbers, including the latest information-stealing malware and eCommerce site hacks. Then, we’ll learn about the benefits (and drawbacks) of popular security tools, including “chip” cards, tokenization, and end-to-end encryption. Finally, we’ll dive into the new “Click to Pay” standard that major card brands and how it effectively reduces risk in the fight against fraudsters. Learn how to protect yourself and your organization from payment card theft this holiday season.


Sherri Davidoff
Chief Executive Officer
LMG Security

Sherri is the CEO of LMG Security and the author of the recently released book “Data Breaches.” As a recognized expert in cybersecurity and data breach response, Sherri has been called a “security badass” by The New York Times. She has conducted cybersecurity training for many distinguished organizations, including the Department of Defense, the American Bar Association, FFIEC/FDIC, and many more. She is a faculty member at the Pacific Coast Banking School, and an instructor for Black Hat, where she teaches her “Data Breaches” course. She is also the co-author of Network Forensics: Tracking Hackers Through Cyberspace (Prentice Hall, 2012), a noted security text in the private sector and a college textbook for many cybersecurity courses. Sherri is a GIAC-certified forensic examiner (GCFA) and penetration tester (GPEN), and holds her degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT. She has also been featured as the protagonist in the book, Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called “Alien”.