While details surrounding a suspected breach at Michaels remain unclear, two U.S. card issuers say they believe the retailer was targeted by point-of-sale malware similar to what compromised Target and Neiman Marcus.
President Obama is expected to name Navy Vice Admiral Michael Rogers to replace Gen. Keith Alexander as director of the National Security Agency and nominate him to be commander of the Cyber Command, according to news media reports.
Representatives of the American Bankers Association, the National Retail Federation and the PCI Security Standards Council are among those slated to testify at a Feb. 3 Senate hearing on safeguarding consumers' financial data.
Arts and crafts retailer Michaels is looking into a possible data breach that may have led to fraudulent activity on U.S. payment cards. But experts disagree about whether there's a connection to the Target and Neiman Marcus attacks.
In light of recent high-profile retail breaches, The Financial Services Roundtable is asking Congress to pass a national data breach notification law and expand oversight of the retail and telecommunications sectors.
The takedown of a counterfeit payment card website was enabled by collaboration between the FBI and the United States Postal Inspection Service. Learn why experts say more of this kind of dual-agency work is needed.
Recognizing the leaders who play a critical role in shaping the way governments approach information security and privacy, GovInfoSecurity announces its fifth annual list of Influencers. See who made the list.