OnePlus Attackers Steal Credit Card Data From 40,000 Customers

If you are a OnePlus smartphone customer, you should immediately check your credit card statement and change your password. Mobile phone vendor OnePlus announced on Jan. 19 that it was the victim of a security breach that exposed credit card information of up to 40,000 customers. Read more about the OnePlus customers’ credit card data breach […]

Norwegian health authority hacked, patient data of nearly 3 million citizens possibly compromised

Hackers have breached the systems of the Southern and Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Sør-Øst RHF), and possibly made off with personal information and health records of some 2.9 million Norwegians. The breach was announced on Monday by the authority and it is still unknown if the attackers managed to access and exfiltrate patient data. The […]

Insights from 700M thwarted cyberattacks show how the fight against cybercrime has intensified

2017 was a record-setting year in the fight against cybercrime. Based on analysis of real world cybercrime attacks, ThreatMetrix confirmed a 100 percent increase in volume of attacks over the last two years. The good news is that record numbers of these attacks are thwarted by organizations investing in innovative, digital-first strategies to protect consumers facing downstream attacks […]

The role of trust in security: Building relationships with management and employees

Massive data breaches have become the new reality, and they confirm that one of the biggest challenges companies face when it comes to security: a company’s biggest shortcomings are often not apparent until data breaches or other emergencies occur. As a result, adequately preparing for the worst and getting employees at every level of the company to give security […]

Cyber Attacks Continue to Succeed

Read why Andrew Dauman says that cyber attacks will continue to succeed due to inherent weakness in cyber security on EE Times : Spectre and Meltdown, two methods of exploiting security vulnerabilities found in Intel, AMD and Arm processors, demonstrate weaknesses in current hardware cybersecurity that will force a huge paradigm shift within the semiconductor industry. […]

CISOs More Worried Than Ever About Data Breaches

Chief Information Security Officers are feeling less confident than ever about cyber-risk and data security this year, a new survey from Opus, the leading provider of global compliance and risk management solutions, and data and privacy research leader Ponemon Institute shows. Read about the new survey by Ponemon Institute which reveals that  67% of CISOs believe […]

Survey: One in Five Healthcare Professionals Had Patient Data Breaches

A new survey finds that there is a disconnect between data breaches and the level of confidence that healthcare professionals have in protecting sensitive patient medical and healthcare data. Read about the new survey by University of Phoenix College of Health Professions which found that one in five healthcare professionals have experienced a patient record data breach […]

Further thoughts on the year ahead with data destruction a bigger threat

After a year of high-profile cyber-security issues, rounded off by a PayPal data breach that exposed the personally identifiable information of 1.6 million customers, data security looks set to be at the top of business agendas throughout 2018. Read how data breaches can cause widespread destruction in the new year on SC Magazine.

Equifax Data Breach – What Did We Learn from it?

Read Patrick Nohe explain the lessons we should have learned from Equifax data breach on The SSL Store : Last September Equifax disclosed that its credit reporting database had been breached and sensitive consumer data – like social security numbers, addresses, driver’s license numbers and a whole range of other private information – on over 143-million […]

One in five healthcare pros have experienced patient data breaches

According to a recent University of Phoenix College of Health Professions online survey of 504 registered nurses and administrative staff, only a quarter of registered nurses have seen changes in the way their companies handle data security and patient privacy over the past year, despite increased data breaches across all industries. The survey found that 20 percent […]