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Democrats Seek $1 Billion To Boost Cybersecurity For U.S. Elections

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: February 15, 2018 in Industry News

Congressional Democrats introduced legislation on Wednesday that would provide more than $1 billion to boost cybersecurity of U.S. voting systems, and Vice President Mike Pence defended the administration’s efforts to protect polls from hackers. The measure followed warnings on Tuesday from U.S. intelligence officials that midterm...

Equifax under pressure after data breach update

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: February 12, 2018 in Industry News

Equifax is facing a fresh demand to disclose the full extent of last year's data breach, following a report that it was bigger than previously disclosed. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported on Friday that cyber-thieves had accessed US citizens' email addresses, tax ID numbers and...

US Data Breaches Hit All-Time High

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: February 2, 2018 in Industry News

What do Aetna, Anthem, Chipotle, Dow Jones, Equifax, Forever 21, Hyatt Hotels, Kmart, Sabre, Trump Hotels, VeriFone, Verizon and Whole Foods Market have in common? All suffered and disclosed a data breach in 2017. And they weren't the only ones. In fact, the Identity Theft Resource Center,...

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The cost of a data breach in 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: January 29, 2018 in Industry News

Trading in intellectual property and personal data is so widespread that someone invented a calculator that can estimate the potential harm to your own business. Nearly 5 million data records are lost or stolen worldwide every single day, according to the Breach Level Index. That’s a...