At a Senate hearing, GAO previewed a report that shows cyber-incident response shortcomings at federal agencies. And the FTC chair asked Congress for broad authority in enforcing a federal data breach notification law - if one is enacted.
More than 30.6 million individuals have been affected by major healthcare data breaches since 2009, the latest federal tally shows. Some security experts predict breach trends will shift, with business associates being implicated more often.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including the University of California San Francisco reporting its third data breach in the last six months involving the theft of computers containing patient information.
Cosmetics supplies retailer Sally Beauty Supply now acknowledges that fewer than 25,000 records containing payment card data were illegally accessed and possibly removed as a result of a network intrusion.
Umpqua Bank is the latest U.S. banking institution to file a class action lawsuit against Target Corp. But what makes this suit stand out from the crowd of litigants? Two attorneys offer their insights.
In a preliminary step toward enactment of a new EU data protection law, the European Parliament on March 12 approved a draft proposal for a comprehensive overhaul of the EU's 1995 data protection directive.