Tracy Kitten

Tracy Kitten

Director, Fraud & Security

Tracy Kitten is a recognized fraud and cybersecurity subject matter expert within the financial services community. A veteran journalist who covered fraud, payments, financial technology and cybersecurity for the last 18 years, Tracy has watched attacks and cyberthreats evolve, having spoken with countless industry experts, practitioners and sometimes even hackers to anticipate what’s coming next. 

As the Director of Fraud and Security at Javelin Strategy & Research, Tracy brings her years of experience to help the practice and its clients grow and strengthen their resiliency.

Prior to joining Javelin, Tracy served as Director of Security Information Services at FS-ISAC, the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center – an industry consortium dedicated to reducing cyber-risk in the global financial system. Before FS-ISAC, Tracy served as Executive Editor at BankInfoSecurity and Senior Editor at ATM Marketplace. She has presented about financial cybersecurity risk and fraud at numerous industry trade events, including those hosted by ATMIA, RSA, the PCI Council and the Federal Reserve.

Tracy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history, with a minor in English, from the University of Kentucky.

Latest Insights

March, 2023
Javelin Report
More Cyber Lessons for Digital Bankers: It’s All About Trust

Some banking customers just do not trust the internet and are not comfortable using it. They trust their banks, though, and this presents an enormous opportunity for FIs to engage ...

January, 2023
Impact Note
Targeting TikTok: Rising Geopolitical Tension Should Put FIs on Guard

As a bipartisan group of legislators tries to put TikTok out of business in the United States over its China-based ownership and sketchy history of leveraging user data, U.S.-based...

November, 2022
Javelin Report
Ransomware Negotiation Market Landscape 2022

Ransomware negotiation providers play a pivotal role in aiding financial institutions in their recovery of stolen and/or encrypted data and in conducting post-attack forensics to h...


October, 2021
Join Tracy Kitten, Director of Fraud & Security and Suzanne Sando, Senior Analyst of Fraud & Securit...
September, 2021
In this webinar, hear from Javelin Strategy & Research industry analyst, Tracy Kitten and NICE Actim...
September, 2021
In this webinar, hear from Javelin Strategy & Research industry analyst, Tracy Kitten and NICE Actim...

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