Posted on 03 April 2018 by
On Sunday news broke that credit and debit card information from five million customers had been stolen from Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor in a data breach orchestrated by FIN7. On 28 March, FIN7 released a new batch of compromised details called “BIGBADABOOM-2” to its Joker’s Stash underground market hub. Security firm Gemini […]
Posted on 22 November 2017 by
Uber Data Breach Demonstrates Need for Better User of Authentication, Data Encryption, and Faster Disclosure Uber Technologies Inc. has fired its chief security officer (CSO) and one of his deputies for helping to cover up a 2016 data breach in which hackers stole the personal data of 57 million riders and drivers. On 22 November, […]
Posted on 16 November 2017 by
Customers depend on companies to keep their data to safe. Many companies would rather gamble and take the “it won’t happen to us” approach than realize there is a very good chance that it WILL happen to them. It’s only a matter of time. What is the real cost of a data breach?
Posted on 17 October 2017 by
Given the ongoing growth of data breaches around the world, many businesses have already invested in or are looking into cyber insurance. In 2014, the market saw $2.5 billion in premiums written for insurance policies that cover businesses’ liability in the event they suffer a data security incident. That global premium amount could double by […]
Posted on 06 October 2017 by
With all of the data breaches occurring, you would think that companies would be faster to implement multi-factor authentication and user access controls, but we see yet another – Deloitte’s. Moving to the cloud creates a lack of access control. How will you avoid a data breach?
Posted on 21 September 2017 by
So far this year, the level of social awareness around cybersecurity and data breaches has exploded causing more people sit up and take notice. Historically, the topic was covered predominantly by tech-centric publications but recently has received much more attention from mainstream media. Today’s announcement from the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that a […]