The new virtualization guidance issued by the PCI Security Standards Council urges organizations to take a risk-based approach when dealing with virtualization methods, especially within cardholder data environments.
"Most convenience stores are concerned about pay-at-the-pump skimming. But they can only focus on so much," says Gray Taylor, a security and compliance expert with the National Association of Convenience Stores.
Characterizing LulzSec as cyberterrorists, department officials confirmed that LulzSec appeared to have gained access to the e-mail accounts of at least seven department employees, with the pilfered information posted online by the group.
Leigh Williams says preventing online data breaches requires cooperation within the online ecosystem from domestic and international organizations. Spearheading and maintaining that cooperation requires federal oversight, he contends.
Police in Beaverton, Ore., have asked for the public's help to identify four suspects who were caught on camera using fake payment cards allegedly created from details skimmed by fraudsters at area Michaels stores.
Banks need to take a proactive approach toward improving their business continuity planning, and that includes updating services and evaluating business-impact assessments, says Donald Saxinger of the FDIC.
The House Cybersecurity Task Force will examine and make recommendations on cybersecurity authorities, public-private information sharing, critical infrastructure and domestic legal frameworks as well as evaluate the Obama administration's cybersecurity proposal.