ATMIA Academy
ATMIA Academy

Online ATM Security Training

ATM security is a vital part of any successful ATM business and helps build high levels of customer trust. This ATMIA Academy course describes the most common ATM security threats and attacks, while identifying industry best practices that can be used to mitigate risk.

ATM Security Training session overview:

PIN Compromise
Covers different methods of PIN compromise, and how to detect them and mitigate an incident.
Card Theft
Identifies many different ways card theft occurs, focuses on ATM card theft, and offers best practices for card theft prevention.
Card Data Compromise
Highlights different methods card data compromise is achieved, plus identifies incident mitigation steps.
Cash Trapping and Transactional Reversal Fraud (TRF)
Provides an overview of both types of threats, plus covers how to identify and handle incidents.
Malware & Black Box Attacks
Provides an overview of both types of attacks, plus information about how to detect and mitigate an attack.
Physical Attacks
Provides a detailed synopsis of several different types of physical attacks and how they happen. Includes organizational best practices that can be implemented to reduce risk.
Explosive Attacks
Explosive attacks have been increasing in several regions around the world. Even failed explosive attacks can cause significant, costly ATM damage. Learn about the many different ways explosive attacks can be carried out and what can be done to prevent it from happening.
Unlimited Operations
Unlimited operations, also known as ATM cash-out fraud, involves compromising a card issuer’s authorization system to eliminate or inflate withdrawal limits. Discover how such attacks differ from dispenser jackpotting and understand the roles of both issuers and ATM deployers in identifying and mitigating such attacks.
Authorisation Message Manipulation
Authorisation Manipulation (Local to ATM) refers to a sophisticated man-in-the-middle (MiTM) cyber-attack, perpetrated at the ATM location. The attacker intercepts and modifies the authorisation message received by the ATM following a cash withdrawal request. Understand the important role local ATM withdrawal limits can play in limiting exposure to this sophisticated cyber-attack.
Theoretical Cyber ATM Risk Register
Find out how attack vectors, technologies and methods used in other sectors, including in the military, may migrate to the ATM channel – become proactive by studying the emerging risks out there!
Crisis & Crime Management Intelligence System
Learn how to use the ATM industry’s first searchable global database of ATM crime and fraud incidents to generate strategically vital intelligence to enable on-going protecting of ATMs!
There are a plethora of resources available to help ATM deployers protect the integrity of the ATM channel. From full Best Practice Guides, to briefing papers and information alerts the resources help ATMIA and ASA members keep a high degree of vigilance and resilience.
ATM Security Training Course
Course ATMIA Member Non-member
Security Training Course $100 $50 $175 $70

Additional training courses are available for ATM operators.

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ATMIA Members


“I found the security training very informative. The layout of the content in the course was easy to read and understand. I am recommending the training to my co-workers and urge others in the industry to take it as security is vital to every part of the ATM business.”

- Derrick Durbin
Great Southern Bank

"ATMs remain a target of attacks globally. The best prevention is teaching ATM technicians how to identify potential security issues.

With the training modules, your field service team will be ready to identify the simplest to the most sophisticated methods of ATM attacks.  

It is the best guarantee you can offer the ATM deployer to minimize the fear of ATM compromise."

- Mark Smith
Sharenet ATM

"I found the course work accurate, relevant and contemporary to the times we are living in today.

It is a really great way to introduce new and seasoned employees to the criminal methodology that is pervasive in many communities."

- John Buzzard
NYCE Payments Network, LLC

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