Alberta Health Services is apologizing following a data breach at Alberta Children's Hospital.
A Canadian is leading a $500 million class-action lawsuit against Home Depot following its data breach in which up to 56 million US and Canadian credit cards were stolen.
A cyber liability policy covers first-party liability (property and theft) and third-party liability (privacy and data security).
It will continue to be a year where companies need to focus on how their employees interact online.
In a letter to shareholders, Roxanne Austin defended the board's security efforts before and after the December data breach.
The Institutional Shareholders Services said the retailer fell short in preparing for and responding to last December's massive data breach.
An appellate court ruled that patients' personal information was not coupled with medical history, treatment or other medical data.
Without insight into third-party liabilities and expenses, Target's interim CEO told CNBC that the retailer still doesn't know the cost of last December's data breach.
The Retail Industry Leadership Association along with Nike, Target and other retailers have launched a Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center for guarding against cyber attacks.
After three data breaches exposed personal data of 619,000 of the chain's customers, a shareholder claims board members and officers are liable.
An early February breach took down two government websites and prompted the state to shell out $72,450 for vulnerability testing.
Between January and March, healthcare was targeted most often but the financial sector lost the most records.
The retailer named Bob DeRodes to lead the transformation of its IT infrastructure, including a switch to MasterCard chip and PIN technology in 2015.
A motion filed in Maricopa County Court says that by delaying notification and lying about last April's breach, MCCCD put victims' PII at risk.
Surveillance video released in Lakewood, Colo., shows a suspect known as Steve Locke carrying purchases made with stolen cards.
Plaintiffs claim that stolen personal information was sold and used for fraud and identity theft.
Targeted attacks grew by 91 percent and lasted three times longer, according to a recent threat report.
The number of data breaches reported by U.S. government agencies more than doubled in a four-year period, jeopardizing PII, a GAO official tells Senate committee.
A study by IDC and the National University of Singapore also found a close link between pirated software and cyber security breaches.
Two former nurses' aides for Virginia-based nonprofit Sentara Healthcare have pleaded guilty to accessing thousands of electronic patient records and using the information to file fraudulent tax returns.
A spreadsheet posted online contained sensitive information on nearly 1,000 clients of Pierce County Housing Authority in Washington.
The breach compromised the personal information of about 27,000 patients at Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, Tenn.
The University of Georgia (UGA) is investigating a data breach that may have led to compromised information of current and former school employees.
The provincial government of British Columbia has fired four employees and suspended three others after allegations that health data was shared inappropriately.
Several laptops stolen from the Robeson County Board of Elections office in North Carolina contained the private information of 71,000 registered voters.
At the University of Chicago, Social Security numbers of employees were mistakenly printed on postcards sent out as reminders for health benefits.
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Police are investigating a data breach incident at the University of Miami Hospital, where two employees were fired for stealing patient data, and possibly selling the sensitive information.
The world's largest hotel operator is disputing allegations that it violated the FTC Act when it sustained a series of data security breaches.