Arrests Made in Connection with Heartland Data Breach
Three men have been arrested in Tallahasee, Fla., in connection with the Heartland Payment Systems data breach. Click here for the full story reported in SC Magazine by Chuck Miller. The nonprofit Open Security Foundation (a data breach clearinghouse) reported over a hundred banks have been affected by the Heartland breach, which has required these institutions to reissue cards to customers. The Heartland breach is a textbook example for making the business case for addressing information security. For information about proactive steps companies can take fo minimize the chance of becoming the next Heartland, click here.