Tag: Data breach

Data Breach Affects 1.5 Million Singaporeans

A government healthcare group database in Singapore suffered a data breach that compromised the personal information of 1.5 million people. On 4 July 2018, investigators with Integrated Health Information System (IHiS) detected strange activity on one of the IT databases owned by SingHealth, Singapore’s largest group of healthcare institutions. The administrators responded by implementing additional […]

Can anyone make security cool?

I made my first Internet purchase in 1993, a T-shirt for the nascent music-sharing site IUMA (Internet Underground Music Archive). The founders of IUMA, all from the University of California, Santa Cruz, had thought a lot about their venture, and understood many things about the Internet, the law and risk. First of all, IUMA didn’t […]