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SafenSoft presents "The guidelines on best practices for security of ATM" by ATMIA

Michael Kalinichenko, SafenSoft CEO
2011, November

Learn to prevent hacks of ATM information security

In October 2011 was released the official version of the second edition of the «Guide on best practices for ATM security» by ATMIA, document, designed to ensure the propagation of best practice ATMs security management worldwide.

For Russian readers the text of the guidelines is the company SafenSoft is a provider of solutions to ensure the information security of self-service devices. SafenSoft is one of the two Russian companies that participate in the life of the international community ATMIA and included in the team of this guide authors.

The specialists of ATMIA developed a list of recommendations for information security ATMs. This list includes 15 major provisions:

  1. Binding security software to its life cycle
  2. Multilevel security system
  3. Effective methods of compliance in the field of software
  4. Advanced methods of developing software for ATMs
  5. Advanced approaches to installing software for ATMs
  6. Monitoring and administration of ATMs, update software
  7. The system of protection of ATM: firewalls, antiviruses, application whitelisting, port security and patching («patches»)
  8. Advanced methods cryptographic protection and the boot keys
  9. Advanced maintenance methods
  10. Password policy to ATMs
  11. Physical security of the ATM computer
  12. Prevent decompilation software
  13. Integrated protection payments
  14. System for reducing the risk of internal fraud
  15. Advanced methods of informing about fraud’s cases

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