ASA subscribers are encouraged to serve on committees to better our industry. Committees typically convene quarterly via conference calls, which may be scheduled on a more frequent basis if deemed necessary. Subscribers may serve on one or more of the following committees:
Security Council (Global)
The Security Council is the ASA’s governing body. It oversees the ATM Security Discussion Forum, a general forum for sharing and discussing current global attack trends and for recommending countermeasures. In addition, the Security Council oversees the four working groups. For more information, contact Mike Lee.
ATM Security Forum (Global)
The ATM Security Forum is designed to employ global security resources in a united alliance in order to protect the industry from criminal activity. For more information, contact Mike Lee.
ATM Cyber, Software and Encryption Security Working Group (Global)
This alliance includes the participation of law enforcement agencies and computer security firms like Kaspersky in addition to stakeholders in the ATM industry. The objective of the collaboration is to share global best practice, ideas, information and data in the areas of cyber, software and encryption security for ATMs. This is a critical frontier for crime and fraud prevention in our industry. For more information, contact Mike Lee.
ATM Skimming & Card Data Compromise Working Group (Global)
This is a discussion and problem-solving working group focused on monitoring and preventing ATM skimming, as well as other forms of card and card data compromise.
Cassette Security Working Group (Global)
This group will look at how to improve the security of ATM cassettes, including looking at solutions and potential standards.
Next Gen ATM Security Working Group (Global)
This is the security committee of the Consortium for Next Generation ATMs which is looking at the security of the API App model for ATMs which is a new ATM architecture which will connect the ATM to the consumer’s mobile phone for transactions. It will cover security of consumer owned devices too, as well as protecting the new ATM architecture.