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Safeguarding PeopleSoft Against Direct Deposit Theft
On September 18, 2018, the FBI issued an alert stating that “cybercriminals are targeting the online payroll accounts of employees in a variety of industries.”
These attacks have since been popularized as payroll diversion scams and direct deposit theft. Payroll diversion attacks are accomplished using compromised credentials and employers typically only learn of the breach once employees begin reporting their missing paychecks.
In this white paper, explore security challenges associated with handling payroll diversion in PeopleSoft. Also, learn how user awareness, contextual access controls, and fine-grained data security can help organizations mitigate payroll diversion.