Helping merchants deal with the growing threat of POS malware is one of the biggest challenges facing Troy Leach, CTO of the PCI Security Standards Council, who says the BlackPOS malware threat, in particular, "is keeping me up at night."
The price tag for resolving the data breach at Community Health Systems that affected 4.5 million patients could potentially exceed $100 million, by some estimates. But how much will cyber-insurance cover?
The explosion in POS malware attacks against U.S. merchants highlights the need for retailers to take bolder security steps. Troy Leach of the PCI Council and Karl Sigler of Trustwave outline key steps.
Initial reports suggested that Russian hackers could behind an attack against JPMorgan Chase, and perhaps other U.S. banks. While it's still far from clear who the culprits are, experts discuss the potential hacking motivations of a nation-state.
Canada is considering adopting tougher data security and cybercrime legislation that could serve as a model for other nations, says Claudiu Popa, an information security expert who'll be a panelist at the Fraud Summit Toronto.
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has released revised guidance about what banking institutions should do to address risks associated with merchant processing. It's the latest call to action from regulators in the wake of card breaches.
What lessons can be learned from recent high-profile breaches? IT security experts John Pescatore of the SANS Institute and Ron Ross of NIST explain how organizations can work to mitigate the new-style data breach threat. Listen to the conversation.
Security intelligence firm LogRhythm has launched what it calls a "threat intelligence ecosystem" in collaboration with five other security vendors, giving customers the ability to customize the information they want in their intelligence feeds.
News of another massive hacker attack in the healthcare arena offers more proof that hackers are now hitting organizations in this sector because they're perceived as easier targets than those in other sectors, information security experts say.
Nonstop data breach notifications take a psychological toll, driving executives and consumers alike to alter their behavior for the worse. Here are three ways for businesses to battle data breach fatigue.