As the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council prepares to update the PCI Data Security Standard, malware attacks aimed at payments networks are garnering attention, says the council's Jeremy King.
Providers of technologies employees acquire through unconventional channels that could bypass their employers' supply-chain controls are known as "shadow suppliers." Here's why you should care about them.
Malware attacks against retailers are becoming more common. Many breaches linked to these attacks could be prevented, experts say, if merchants took more steps to lock down networks and point-of-sale devices.
Eric Bangerter, an executive with a $1.6 billion institution in Wisconsin, explains why the risks associated with mobile apps led his team to opt for using a Web-based platform for mobile banking instead.
A citizen's petition that received more than 117,000 signatures asks the White House to stop the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. Why does the White House response suggest a redo of last year's battle over cybersecurity legislation?
A 143-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average proves the power of social media and the havoc it can cause when an account gets hacked. It's time for social media companies to tighten the authentication process.
The UK government pledges at Infosecurity Europe to help businesses improve cybersecurity. But it's going to take more than vouchers and training to address Europe's top threats to security and privacy.
Schnucks, a grocery chain that last month revealed it suffered a POS network attack, now says millions of payment cards were likely exposed. How many stores were affected, and was Schnucks PCI compliant?
A point-of-sale-software vulnerability is to blame for a malware attack that exposed hundreds of debit and credit accounts in one southeastern city, a card issuer says. The attack highlights increasing POS risks.