Data broker Equifax has released a revised count of U.K. victims of its massive 2017 data breach, now saying 860,000 residents had their personal details exposed. The data broker is offering its own fraud-monitoring services to breach victims, provided they share their personal details.
The cloud gives organizations great new opportunities to deploy new systems and applications. It also creates a whole new level of cybersecurity exposure, says Gavin Millard of Tenable, offering tips to bridge that gap.
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Jason's Deli is the latest business in the hospitality or retail sector to warn that attackers used malware to steal customers' card details. The restaurant chain says 2 million payment cards were stolen from 164 restaurants during the seven-month breach.
While a draft "trusted exchange framework" unveiled last week by federal regulators includes proposed components that could raise the bar for the security of health data exchange, some experts caution that elements included in the final document should not be overly prescriptive.
Personal details for 30,000 Medicaid recipients in Florida may have been exposed after a government employee fell victim to a phishing attack, state officials warn. The information could potentially be used to file false Medicaid claims.
Apparel retailer Forever 21 says point-of-sale systems in some stores were infected by malware for up to seven months, leading to the theft of customers' payment card data. The retailer says deactivated encryption technology on some POS devices exacerbated the severity of its breach.
Information security truisms: 2017 was the year of more cybersecurity - more attacks, more spending, more defenses, more breaches - and 2018 will see more of everything "cyber," plus GDPR enforcement, proxy wars online and more.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is planning to update its 6-year-old cybersecurity guidance for how publicly traded firms report data breaches to investors. Experts expect the refined guidance to cover insider trading program rules, breach notifications and business models.
Nissan Canada Finance, which provides financing for Nissan and Infiniti vehicle buyers and leasers, is warning 1.13 million current and former customers that their personal information may have been stolen.
Compared to the mega-breaches that hit the healthcare sector in 2015 and 2016, the top 10 breaches reported for 2017 were far smaller. Security experts analyze whether that's really a sign of progress.
The future of security is not all gloom and doom. We've learned important lessons over the past decade that can become your prescriptions for action.
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Money laundering: a crime as old as currency itself. It represents between two and five percent of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP)*. Cyber crime and money laundering are growing and evolving at a faster rate than many organizations can keep pace with, especially while staying within regulatory requirements. The...
With just a few months left until the EU's General Data Protection Regulation will be enforced, too many so-called "experts" are spreading fear and falsehoods about the regulation, says Brian Honan, a Dublin-based cybersecurity consultant, who clarifies misperceptions in an in-depth interview.
We are in the age of mass data compromise. The growing, never-ending cycle of breach, fraud loss and the decline of customer experience characterizes life in today's globally connected digital world. Unfortunately, with crime rings amplifying their efforts and continuing to evolve these threats aren't going anywhere....