P.F. Chang's China Bistro now says a breach of its card processing system may have resulted in the theft of customer payment card information at 33 of its 210 U.S. locations. Security experts question why so few of the locations were affected.
Among the major data breaches reported during the week of July 28 was an incident at Irish online gambling site Paddy Power that impacted 650,000 customers. View this week's infographic of the top five breaches for the week.
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.
The federal tally of major health data breaches has grown substantially in recent weeks. Incidents added over the last month provide examples of the variety of risks that healthcare entities continue to battle.
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.