Target Sets Record For Largest Settlement Ever For A Data Breach

See the video explaining the Target’s largest ever data breach settlement case on KGW.

Deeper Dive: Clapper Divide Expands In Data Breach Cases

Read M. Scott McIntyre’s article about how Clapper divide expands in data breach cases on JD Supra : As reported in our 2017 Data Security Incident Response Report, plaintiffs allege potential future harm as a basis for injury in 80 percent of data breach lawsuits. But are allegations of future harm sufficient to meet Article III’s […]

Insiders Often Responsible for $388B Annual Cost of Cyber Security Breaches

Nearly one-third (32%) of businesses have been victims of a major cyber-attack over the past year according to a current survey jointly published by Harvey Nash/KPMG.1 Each year, the corporate world loses $388 billion dealing with, and recovering from, breaches in cybersecurity 2 – the amount spent on remediating computer viruses alone has reached about […]

The top five security threats to your business

Cyber security breaches are more common now than they have ever been. The Level 3® threat intelligence team has identified the top five most common security threats that you should know about. Read the whitepaper on top five security threats to your businesses from Level 3 on Information Management.

Keep Calm and Comply: One Year and Counting Until GDPR

With the May 2018 deadline fast approaching for Europe’s new data protection laws, Phil Muncaster outlines practical tips from the experts on how to get in shape ahead of the big date Read  Phil Muncaster’s article about why companies should comply with GDPR before it comes into effect on Infosec Magazine.

Cyber threats are inevitable, paralyzing impact is not

Read why Taimar Peterkop says that while cyber threats are inevitable, getting effected by them is not on EU Observer : Ten years ago, almost to the day, Estonia came under sustained cyberattacks, which targeted our banks, media and government. While the attacks themselves ultimately proved merely a nuisance, they raised global awareness of the vulnerabilities […]

Target Settles For $18.5M Over 2013 Customer Data Breach

On May 23, 2017, Target Corp. reached a settlement with 47 states and the District of Columbia, agreeing to pay $18.5 million to resolve the states’ investigation into Target’s 2013 customer data breach. The resolution represents the largest multistate data breach settlement to date. Read about the new of Target’s $18.5 million settlement over 2013 […]

Data Breach Roundup: OneLogin, Chipotle and Kmart Report Breaches

Data breaches are a part of life in today’s technology-fueled world, but they’re nothing to get complacent about. In this data breach roundup, we talk about three recent data breaches that might have impacted you and detail exactly what happened, who was affected and what the company in question is doing about it. Read more […]

Congress Aims at Protecting Small Businesses From Cyberthreats

Online threats such as cyberterrorism and hacks are the new ­normal for businesses of all sizes. It’s a matter of when, not if, these issues 
arise. Recognizing the need for companies to prepare for and confront cybersecurity ­challenges, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued ­guidelines. Read about the new legislation being enacted […]

Majority of organizations expect cyberattack this year

A majority of organizations think they will experience a cyber security attack this year, and many are not prepared, according to a new report from ISACA, a global association that helps individuals and enterprises optimize their use of technology. Read the new report by ISACA which reveals that four out of five organizations think they will […]