Breaches are expensive, embarrassing and entice additional scrutiny from regulators and consumers alike. By taking eight key steps, you can protect private information and lessen the impact of breaches when they occur.
A U.S. district court shot down the Fed's plan for a 1-cent per-transaction incentive for investments in debit fraud prevention. How might that ruling impact U.S. efforts to improve payment card security?
Microsoft touts new security features built into the Windows 8.1 Enterprise operating system. But are they enticing enough to win over organizations that are reluctant to upgrade from older OS versions?
ATM-related fraud is increasing in the United States, and experts say losses will continue to grow until the market achieves widespread adoption of cards using EMV chip technology and phases out magnetic-stripe cards.
The malware attack that infiltrated Harbor Freight Tools' network could prove to be one of the biggest retail breaches this year, experts now say. Learn why card fraud linked to the attack is expected to grow.
While user education is valuable, needed and helpful, there is one problem with this approach - it only partially works, and partially working is simply not good enough, security expert George Tubin contends.
Kim Peretti, the ex-prosecutor who helped nab Heartland hacker Albert Gonzalez, says recent indictments offer insights into the actors behind global fraud schemes that affected 160 million cardholders.
A judge finds WikiLeaks leaker Bradley Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy but convicts him on other charges. How will the mixed verdict sway NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's decision on whether to remain on the lam?
New details about attacks aimed at compromising card data from Global Payments, Heartland and others were revealed last week when federal authorities unsealed indictments against five alleged cyber-criminals.