Thales: 34% of U.S. Federal Government Agencies Experienced Data Breach in Last Year

Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, announces the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Federal Edition, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. Read about the new published 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Federal Edition which reveals that 34 percent of United States federal government agencies suffered […]

New Mexico Becomes 48th State to Enact Data Breach Statute

Recently the state of New Mexico enacted the Data Breach Notification Act, making it the 48th state in the United States to enact a statute requiring notice to individuals impacted by a data breach. In doing so, New Mexico follows some trends we’ve been predicting at the state level. Read about the newly notified data […]

The Health Care Data Breach: A Tale of Big Expenses and Cheap Sales

Read Douglas Bonderud take a look at the growing cases of healthcare sector data breaches on Security Intelligence : Health care data breaches are on the rise. As noted by MedPage Today, there were 39 reported health network compromises in March, totaling more than 1.5 million records. This not only surpasses the 31 total events reported […]

Profiling The Insider Threat – Breaking Down a Complex Security Term

Read Dr Jamie Graves’ article about how to deal with insider threats on Infosec Magazine  : From a disgruntled employee looking to destroy IP, or an opportunist looking to make money by selling data, all the way to a security-naïve worker that might unwittingly let criminals into your network without knowing it, there are dozens of […]

How to Prevent Costly and Dangerous Cyberattacks

Read Greg A. Hood’s article about how businesses can prevent costly and dangerous cyber attacks on Medscape : There are two types of practices: those that have been hacked, and those that probably will be hacked. Large and small practices are vulnerable to data breaches. However, many resources are available to thwart an attack, and […]

Data breaches increase in Q1 2017: Beazley

Beazley’s Breach Response (BBR) Services unit managed 641 data breaches between January and March 2017, compared to 462 breaches during the same period last year, according to the insurers’ Beazley Breach Insights – April 2017. Read about the new report by Beazley which reveals that there has been a substantial increase in data breach in […]

One in eight people have suffered a healthcare data breach

A quarter of victims had their NI number compromised and 18% saw their biometric identifiers compromised, but most people trust healthcare providers with their data. One in eight consumers in England have had private medical information about them stolen from systems that lack the right level of security, according to a survey. Read more about the […]

CISO’s fail to keep pace with data breaches

A new survey by cloud computing firm ServiceNow has revealed that the majority of chief information security officers (CISOs) are unable to keep pace with data breaches. ServiceNow commissioned Oxford Economics to survey 300 CISOs and found that more than 80% believe data breaches in their company are going unaddressed. Read about the new survey by […]

5 best practices to avoid a costly data breach

Read Vishal Gupta list five best practices for companies to avoid costly data breach on Property Casualty360 : As insurers continue to expand into new online territory, from agency portals and online policy applications to mobile phone apps, their appeal to cybercriminals only deepens. The increased use of outsourcing for various aspects of the operation only […]

5 Ways A Bad Guy Can Steal Your Data

Read Christopher Frank’s article about the five ways in which cyber criminals can steal data on Forbes : In this day in age, we have a DIGITAL FOOTPRINT. Your digital footprint is the portion of data that lingers around the internet. Some of it is data you have personally shared, the rest is data other […]