Dr. Steven Murdoch
Steven J. Murdoch is a researcher in the Security Group of the Cambridge University Computer Laboratory, working on the Tor Project. His research interests include covert channels, banking security, anonymous communications, and censorship resistance. Following his PhD studies on anonymous communications, he worked with the OpenNet Initiative, investigating Internet censorship. Currently he is working for the Tor Project, on improving the security and usability of the Tor anonymity system. He is also working on analyzing the security of banking systems especially Chip & PIN/EMV, and is Chief Security Architect of Cronto, an online authentication technology provider.
Banking security architecture
Banking and payment systems have some of the strongest security requirements, and are also continuously under active attack. This talk will provide an introduction to payment systems, showing how both card and online security measures are deployed. To illustrate the types of problems that occur, a selection of security flaws will be described along with their impact on the industry.