Congress heard testimony from cybersecurity experts this week about the steps that should be taken to minimize the risk of breaches of the payments system. Learn what Troy Leach of the PCI Council and others had to say.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a breach at the food company Smucker's that compromised payment information, and an incident involving suspicious activity on a North Dakota University server.
In the wake of its data breach last year, Target Corp. is overhauling its information security and compliance practices, launching a search for a new CIO and creating the position of chief information security officer.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. is investigating a breach that exposed information, including Social Security numbers and payments information, for patrons and employees at its hotel and casino in Bethlehem, Pa.
In the wake of the Target breach, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has ramped up Internet monitoring to detect early if the organization is a target for attacks, says John Houston, UPMC's security and privacy leader.
In a keynote address at the RSA 2014 Conference, Kevin Mandia, founder of Mandiant, warns organizations to beware of "victim's fatigue," or letting your guard down after going six months without a breach.