• Reports: China Suspected in Marriott Database Breach

    But Experts Caution Forensic Evidence Is LackingHackers linked with China are suspected to be behind the four-year breach of Marriott's Starwood guest reservation system, according to several news reports. The suggestion is likely to contribute to increased tension between the U.S. and China. […]

  • A New View of Threat Intelligence: The Last Line of Defense

    The Role of Threat Intelligence in Cyber ResilienceWhen security controls fail, can you detect unusual and anomalous activity with sufficient context to accurately ascertain the risk to the organization? […]

  • Marriott: Breach Victims Won't Be Forced Into Arbitration

    Victims Objected to Terms Of Fraud Monitoring AgreementBreach victims who sign up for free fraud-monitoring services from breached businesses that lost control of their data often sign away their right to join class-action lawsuits or pursue other legal actions, and Marriott proved to be no exception, following its mega-breach. But it now appears to be backing off. […]

  • Equifax Breach 'Entirely Preventable,' House Report Finds

    Democrats Slam Republican Report for Not Advancing New Breach-Prevention LawsThe massive data breach suffered by Equifax in 2017 "was entirely preventable," according to a report released by the House Oversight Committee's Republican majority. Some Democratic lawmakers have slammed the report for failing to advance legislative or oversight changes to help prevent breaches. […]

  • FDIC Issues Guidance to Areas in Illinois Impacted by Severe Storms

    The FDIC has announced a series of steps intended to provide regulatory relief to financial institutions and facilitate recovery in areas of Illinois affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes. […]

  • FDIC: Institutions Encouraged to Work with Borrowers Impacted by Shutdown

    Five federal regulatory agencies encourage financial institutions to work with customers affected by the federal government shutdown. […]

  • FFIEC: Statement on End of Microsoft Support for Windows XP

    The FFIEC on Oct. 7 issued a joint statement concerning Microsoft's discontinuation of support for its Windows XP operating system as of April 8, 2014. […]