Leagues, credit unions take breach-effect message local

first_imgWith last week’s news that yet another national retailer experienced a data breach, credit unions continued to hammer home the message that retailers must share the responsibility of costs incurred as a result of losses experienced in such instances.Women’s retailer Bebe Stores Inc., with 200 stores nationwide, confirmed a data breach hit its payments system between Nov. 8 and 26 ( Fortune Dec. 5).The attack may have included illegal access to cardholder data, including account numbers, expiration dates and verification codes.The attack comes a little more than a year after the Target breach, the which was the beginning of a spate of attacks on retailers–and placed a new level of awareness on the need for new data breach standards for merchants.“2014 was definitely a turning point,” Jody Dabrowski, assistant vice president of risk management at $531 million-asset Community Choice CU in Farmington Hills, Mich., told Click on Detroit (Dec. 4.) continue reading » 3SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img

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