Card breaches at retailers such as Target and Neiman Marcus will likely be catalysts for improved cyberthreat intelligence and information sharing across the banking and retail sectors, says Mike Braatz of ACI.
Police have withdrawn their allegation that a man arrested for fraud in Georgetown, Texas, also may have been involved in the Target Corp. data breach last December that impacted millions of customers.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, FireEye has announced plans to acquire nPulse Technologies, which offers a network forensics solution, while CA Technologies joins the FIDO Alliance, which is developing authentication standards.
Banking institutions that are considering whether to accept virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, must consider the risks involved, including money-laundering. Learn about the very latest Bitcoin developments.
A former systems administrator in the nuclear reactor department of an aircraft carrier is one of two individuals charged with hacking Navy computer systems and those at dozens of other government and commercial organizations.
Microsoft has issued a fix for the Internet Explorer bug, including an update for Windows XP users. The update repairs a vulnerability in the browser that could allow hackers to gain control of a user's computer.