'Basic hygiene' reducing the risk of cyber attacks

The Washington Post
October 03, 2013 AT 10:33 PM
Visa handles 30,000 transactions a second, 56 billion transactions a year, according to Ellen Richey, Visa's chief enterprise risk officer. “The payment industry is losing $10 billion a year from [cyber] theft,” she adds, at Washington Post Live's 2013 Cybersecurity Summit. Former deputy secretary of Homeland Security Jane Lute nods at another summit theme — we’re not talking about cyber prevention anymore. “There are a number of things we can do — basic hygiene we can do, but we’re not doing.”