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 20 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

November, 2023
Javelin Report
2024 Trends & Predictions: Fraud Management

Financial institutions are under Increased pressure to protect their customers and members from fraud while maintaining new account growth and revenue. In 2024 and beyond, much of ...

November, 2023
Javelin Report
2024 Trends & Predictions: Cybersecurity

Corporate belt-tightening and a scary economy for consumers will keep digital banking strategists keenly focused on improving access to digital customer service and building engage...

September, 2023
Impact Note
Privacy vs. Protection: The Battle Over Consumer Data

California legislators just passed the DELETE Act. Now it awaits the governor’s signature. Once enacted, the act will strengthen consumer privacy provisions outlined in the Califor...


August 6, 2023 | 07:00 AM to 11:30 AM (CST)
Tracy Kitten, Director, Fraud & Security at Javelin will present at the 35th Annual Crimes Against C...
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...

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