US DoJ reverses policy of withholding cyber-attack intelligence

Law enforcement failed to warn Heartland of 2009 security breach, says FS-Isac’s Nelson

Law enforcement shifts to prevention approach with cyber crime

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has reversed its policy of withholding information about impending cyber security attacks from targeted companies on the grounds that it might compromise their investigations, the head of a global industry body dedicated to fighting cyber crime has revealed.

William Nelson, president and chief executive of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-Isac), said the DoJ withheld information about a security breach at Heartland Payment

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