Data is at the core of every business, and data theft is one of the most potent risks enterprises face. According to a 2015 Ponemon Institute study, the average consolidated cost of a data breach is $3.8 million, which includes investigative and forensic efforts, resolution, and the consequences of customer defection.
Data Breaches in 2015 are on pace to break all records. 2014 saw a record 783 breaches with over 85 million records compromised.
Scottrade is notifying approximately 4.6 million clients that illegal activity occurred on its network and personal information may have been compromised.
Owing to a slew of lawsuits filed by banks and credit unions, the expected cost to Home Depot for a cyber intrusion may reach into the billions.
When it comes to protecting your organization's intellectual property (IP), a single click by an end-user can either lead to data protection or a data breach.
A laptop and EMG machine containing personal information were stolen from a Barrington Orthopedic Specialists transport vehicle.
Nearly 18 million people - or seven percent of U.S. adults - were victims of ID theft last year, according to a report from the Department of Justice.
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This year over 85% of large organizations were targeted by advanced attackers according to Symantec's 2015 Internet Security Threat Report. Was your organization one of them?
Several individuals posed as health care professionals and used member information to submit false claims to Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ.
After three years in prison, Gottfrid Svartholm, alias anakata, has been released from Sweden's Skanninge prison.
Cybersecurity blogger Brian Krebs indicated a pattern of recently compromised credit cards being used at Hilton Worldwide entities, and the company confirmed an investigation into the matter.
A phishing scheme allowed access to a computer at North Oldham High School on which a database of student information is stored.
Every company has a data security risk mitigation strategy. However, the continuous news cycle on data breaches is proof that it is time to augment that strategy.
Personal information used on the Padlocks4Less website may have been accessed without authorization.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) slapped St. Louis-based investment adviser R.T. Jones Capital Equities Management with a $75,000 penalty in a settlement over the firm's failure to establish cybersecurity policies and procedures before a breach compromised personal information of 100,000 people.
The number of fingerprints impacted in the second Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach has increased by 4.5 million.
A former CVS employee took personal information related to Molina Healthcare members from CVS's computers and sent it to his personal computer.
This webinar will examine the business risks and regulatory compliance requirements associated with file transfers.
Intel Security studied internal and external data breaches and what data is compromised in each set of incidents.
A break-in occurred at an Outback Steakhouse in California and the restaurant's point-of-sale computer terminal was stolen.
A CMS employee disclosed the personal information to an outside contractor prior to obtaining appropriate authorization.
Vladimir Drinkman and Dmitriy Smilianets pleaded guilty to their roles in a global credit card hacking operation.
An unauthorized individual remotely gained access to the email account of an Oakland Family Services employee via a phishing scam.
Following the compromising of nearly all its databases and emails, and then the subsequent release of those company details, Hacking Team posted a job listing for a "hacker/developer."
Milestone Hospitality Management is notifying Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey guests that malware may have compromised their credit card information.
The U.S. Department of Energy's systems were compromised - successfully - more than 150 times in just four years.
The Pentagon workforce has been notified of fraudulent use of credit cards belonging to Pentagon personnel.
About 79,000 California State University students in eight campuses are being notified that their personal information could have been exposed in a vendor breach.
We End Violence discovered a potential intrusion into its Agent of Change website server that could have exposed personal information.
Excellus Bluecross BlueShield and Lifetime Healthcare Companies learned in early August that unauthorized access was gained to IT systems in late 2013.