Posts Tagged ‘data breach’

Nine Things That Are Poised To Impact Cybersecurity

Read Forbes Technology Council list nine things that can impact cybersecurity on Forbes : From the Equifax breach this past September to the recent hack of MyFitnessPal data through Under Armour, the number of high-profile cyberattacks has continued to climb in recent months. Every company, regardless of size, must be prepared for the possibility that they […]

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Most common type of data breaches

Cyber attacks have become a regular occurrence in the last few years; in fact, you can’t turn the news on without some mention of a business suffering an attack. Most attacks are fuelled by criminals looking to steal valuable information, but what type of information is being stolen? According to a report by Veracode, the […]

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Your employees aren’t the only threat to InfoSec and Compliance

July 22nd, 2013 by Lewis Morgan  I overheard a conversation the other day, one which left me so stunned that I’ve decided to write about it…. Two men having dinner behind me (I got the impression they were both directors) were discussing the £200k fine the NHS received for losing patient data. Eventually, the conversation […]

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RSA Security breach sparks reseller concern

By Doug Woodburn Rival SecurEnvoy claims channel partners are being inundated with calls from panicked RSA end users in wake of security attack RSA Security ‘s customer-data breach has sparked “panic” among the vendor’s customers and channel partners, according to rivals. In an open letter to customers posted on RSA’s website yesterday, executive chairman Art […]

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Data Breach and Legislation: What’s Coming Your Way?

Image by Agathe B via Flickr Prepare now to prevent a ‘security breach’: 45 states and the District of Columbia have laws spelling out procedures when personal information has been … article from: New Hampshire Business Review By David Scott It’s rather interesting to monitor what’s happening in the UK right now. Data protection legislation […]

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Laptop Heist Exposes Doctors’ Personal Data

Another stolen laptop puts thousands of people’s personal data at risk but this time it’s the caregivers — not the patients — who are at risk. November 6, 2009 By Larry Barrett: More than 10,000 physicians’ and dentists’ personal data was exposed last week in New Hampshire after an employee at Anthem Blue Cross and […]

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