In the wake of recent high-profile retail breaches, the PCI Security Standards Council is supporting a move toward chip card technology that conforms to the Europay, MasterCard, Visa Standard, says General Manager Bob Russo.
Banking institutions and retailers are working to enhance cybersecurity collaboration, but the Consumer Bankers Association wants more regulatory oversight of merchants, says the CBA's David Pommerehn, a speaker at the upcoming Fraud Summit San Francisco.
Analysts say it's easy to believe the Neiman Marcus data breach may be tied to attacks on Heartland Payments Systems Inc. and other entities. But tracking the crimes is one thing; prosecuting is quite another.
In many if not most enterprises, the chief information security officer reports to the chief information officer. After all, enterprises cannot function without IT, and security is a support function to safeguard data and systems. Or is it?
A class action lawsuit filed by two banks against Target in the wake of its 2013 breach has an unusual twist: It seeks damages from Target and Trustwave, allegedly the retailer's qualified security assessor. Experts offer an analysis.
As the California Department of Motor Vehicles continues its investigation into a possible breach of its online payments processing system, financial services industry sources explain why a link to recent retailer breaches is unlikely.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles is investigating a possible credit card breach after it was notified by law enforcement authorities of a "potential security issue within its credit card processing services."
Speculation surrounding the cause of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 hasn't included the possibility of a cyber-attack. But one cybersecurity expert contends hacking an airliner is feasible.