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 16 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

September, 2022
Javelin Report
Turning Point for Password-Less Authentication: Apple, Google, Microsoft Back FIDO

It’s no secret that static passwords are not getting the job done. Static passwords are often recycled, easy for cybercriminals to crack, and a major cause in the billions of leake...

September, 2022
Whitepaper
Faster Payments For Faster Fraud: Protecting Customers In This Real-Time Environment

This report, sponsored by NICE Actimize, a global provider of financial crime, risk, and compliance solutions for financial institutions, reviews the advent of real-time payments i...

June, 2022
Javelin Report
Data Loss Prevention Against Ransomware

This report explores the challenges financial services providers face, not only when it comes to being attacked themselves, but in the counsel and education they offer to business ...

Events

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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