Visa and FireEye Join Forces to Help Merchants, Financial Institutions Defend Against Targeted Attacks on Consumer Payment Data
New Visa and FireEye cyber watch program will provide advanced cyber protection capabilities for merchants of all sizes
San Francisco and Milpitas, Calif. – June 3, 2015 – Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE) today announced their intention to co-develop tools and services to help merchants and issuers protect against advanced cyber attacks targeting payment data. The first of its kind Visa and FireEye Community Threat Intelligence (CTI) offering will bring together threat information from both companies, allowing merchants and issuers to quickly detect and respond to attacks against their IT and payment infrastructure. Under the offering, FireEye will operate the easy-to-use web based service to enhance stakeholders’ knowledge of attacks targeting the ecosystem, providing a significant improvement over current industry practices of sharing threat intelligence via e-mail or static documents.