"The environment that started by supporting whistleblowers ... is essentially morphing into 'Gee, we as an organization need to be completely transparent, whether we want to or not,'" says Cal Slemp, managing director of Protiviti.
"There's a real threat out there." Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt says. "But the threat sort of follows the way we build our defenses against it, and I think those things continue to move in parallel."
"What's interesting is that the criminals are now using cryptographic technology to protect the card information they steal, and that's posing challenges for detection and law enforcement," says Jeremy King of the PCI Security Standards Council.