Heartland Reaches Settlement with American Express

Kara Reeder

According to V3.co.uk, Heartland Payment Systems has reached a $3.6 million settlement with American Express. While Heartland has set aside more than $12 million to compensate credit card companies, this settlement with American Express is the first specific agreement named.


The Heartland breach was notable for its shear size and scope. For other notable security breaches of 2009, check out this article on our Network Security Edge site.

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