A U.S. appeals court has agreed to hear Wyndham Worldwide's appeal regarding what authority the FTC has over corporate data security. The dispute stems from a suit the FTC brought against the hotel chain following three payment card data breaches.
Brian Cornell, newly appointed CEO of Target Corp., faces the challenge of ensuring that the protection of customer information is a top priority at the company following last year's massive data breach.
Karl Schimmeck of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association won't discuss reports about the group's alleged backing of the formation of a cyberwar council, but says financial institutions must play a role in protecting critical infrastructure.
Key figures trusted with safeguarding the British financial services sector recently gathered in a subterranean London conference room to find better ways to secure banks against cyber-attackers. One key step? Managing supply chain risks.
A federal judge has denied Target's motion to halt the discovery process in the class action lawsuits filed against the retailer in the wake of its December 2013 data breach. Target has yet to file its planned motions to dismiss most of the claims.
A district court in Illinois has dismissed a consolidated class action lawsuit seeking damages from Michaels Stores Inc. for a card breach the arts and crafts retailer suffered starting in 2013. Find out the grounds for the court's dismissal.
Infrastructure security used to be more manageable. But it's far more complex in today's cloud environment. Carson Sweet of CloudPassage shares insight and strategies to improve cloud infrastructure security.
The website of the European Central Bank has been breached and contact information for event registrants stolen. The breach only came to light when a hacker attempted to obtain a ransom to return stolen data to the bank.
As a customer, Delaware Chief Security Officer Elayne Starkey has seen the evolution of cloud computing over the past three years to a point where she has more sway over the security terms of cloud services contracts.
Sources say a yet-to-be-confirmed breach of payment card data linked to transactions at Goodwill Industries could be linked to a point-of-sale vulnerability that may have affected other numerous merchants.