Where are They Now: Catching Up with 4 Past Data Breaches

Read Jocelyn Baird take a look at the past four big data breaches on Next Advisor : In the immediate aftermath of a large-scale data breach, you see and hear plenty of information about it as the story unfolds. Some data breaches remain in the news for a few months, while others fade away after just […]

Most APAC firms have suffered breach, but security still not priority at board level

Most businesses in Asia-Pacific have experienced a security breach, but 44 percent of IT decisions makers believe cybersecurity still is not a top priority at boardroom discussions. Read about the new report by Fortinet which reveals that 86 percent of organisations from APAC region had suffered a security breach over the past couple of years but […]

Learning from the Disqus data breach

Read John E Dunn’s article about what businesses can learn from the Disqus data breach on Naked Security : I’m a fan of Troy Hunt’s Have I Been Pwned? (HIBP) data breach project but being contacted by it three times in a month is unnerving. In early September, HIBP sent me news that an email address […]

10 Things Your Small Business Data Breach Response Plan Must Have

Read Gabrielle Pickard-Whitehead list 10 things every small and medium business data breach response plan must have on Small Biz Trends : The 2016 State of SMB Cybersecurity Report from cybersecurity software company Keeper found hackers have breached half of the 28 million small businesses in the U.S. With small businesses becoming increasingly under cyber-security and data […]

Why Mandating Cyber Reporting, Basic Coverage Makes Sense: Cyence Exec

Matt Honea, cyber manager at Cyence, a San Mateo, Calif.-based cyber risk modeler, thinks a great way to get companies to report cyber attacks is to make them do it. Honea, who believes insurers can be a catalyst for collecting data on cyber attacks and attempted attacks, also believes it’s a good idea to make cyber […]

Lawmakers are angry over Equifax’s massive data breach. Where do we go from here?

Richard Smith went to Washington this week to face panel upon panel of angry lawmakers who questioned the former Equifax CEO on the hows and whys of last month’s massive data breach, which compromised the financial and personal information of more than 145 million Americans. Read why the United States lawmakers are angry over the […]

Data Breach Like Equifax’s Not Surprising

Read why Harry Houck says that data breach as big as Equifax is not surprising on Newsmax : The security breach at Equifax that affected as many as 143 million Americans is a blunder that I always expected. As soon as I heard, I went to the Equifax site to see if I was a victim […]

Data Breaches — It’s Not Just Equifax

Read Thaya Brook Knight’s article about data breach on Cato Networks blog : All eyes have been on Equifax these past few weeks, as the extent of its data breach has unfolded. But, private entities like Equifax are not the only ones collecting huge swaths of data. The federal government also has extensive personal data on […]

Can Intent-Based Networking Solve The Data Breach Pandemic?

Read Will Townsend’s about how intent-based networking can solve the data breach conundrum on Forbes : These days, it seems like there’s news of a new data breach almost daily. Has the move from on-premise to disaggregated computing and cloudification accelerated the problem? Are IT staff simply ill-equipped and over their heads when it comes […]

Other web service data breaches pale in comparison to the 3-billion user Yahoo hack

When it was first announced in 2016, Yahoo’s breach of over 1 billion user accounts went down as one of the worst in history. On Tuesday, Yahoo, which is now owned by Verizon, broke its own record when it released a statement admitting that all 3 billion of the user accounts that existed in 2013 […]