A decision as to when a cyber-attack would lead to the invocation of Article 5 - the provision that states an attack on one member state is deemed an attack on all members - will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Home Depot has already been hit with a class action lawsuit stemming from a suspected data breach. While one legal expert portrays the lawsuit as premature, another says the filing was made because it's highly likely the breach will be confirmed.
Apple plans to add safeguards to help address security vulnerabilities exploited by celebrity photo hackers. But some security experts contend that the proposed changes won't block iCloud account hackers.
While some experts say JPMorgan Chase may have been targeted by some sort of cyber-attack, others warn that jumping to conclusions about a possible breach and the actors behind the alleged attack could cause significant harm to the industry.
Enterprises need to think beyond malware, breaches and insider threats when assessing information security. Keeping hardware up and running - available - is a crucial aspect of securing essential data.
Goodwill Industries International says in an update about a breach affecting about 330 of its stores that approximately 868,000 payment cards were exposed. It also identifies the malware used to compromise a third-party vendor's systems.
Cybersecurity isn't the most pressing issue NATO leaders face as they gather in Wales. But they'll tackle how the international alliance defends its member states against cyber-attacks. Deciding how to do that won't be simple.
Private equity firm Veritas Capital will acquire BeyondTrust, a cybersecurity software company, from venture capital firm Insight Venture Partners. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.