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Cyber Crime Costs Jump by 19%

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: December 16, 2015 in Industry News
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Get the data you need to defend your company. Learn which attacks are most common and most costly, how companies worldwide are defending their businesses, and which cyber security defenses are proving most effecting in driving down losses....

Data Breaches Now In-Line With 2014 Record Pace

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: December 16, 2015 in Industry News
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The latest account from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reports that there has been a total of 717 data breaches recorded through December 1, 2015, and that more than 176 million records have been exposed. The annual total includes 21.5 million records exposed in...

The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat: The Energy Sector

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: December 16, 2015 in Industry News
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Cybersecurity has been at the forefront of the news for several years. Coverage of the space usually focuses on a breach at a consumer-facing company, resulting in people’s credit cards, bank and personal records being stolen. As bad as these kinds of incidents are, however,...

Ark., Md. Providers Notify Patients of Health Data Breaches

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 26, 2015 in Industry News
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Recently, two health data breaches were reported in Arkansas and Maryland. Although neither of these incidents included billing or Social Security information, they did both result in HIPAA notification letters due to potential PHI disclosure. On October 1, the Baptist Health and Arkansas Health Group notified...

House probes cyber threats to power grid

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 26, 2015 in Industry News
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House members are raising concerns about the vulnerability of the nation’s infrastructure to crippling cyber attacks. Two subcommittees of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee held a joint hearing Wednesday to assess the energy industry’s preparedness for potential attacks....

TalkTalk hit by data breach and ransom demand

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 26, 2015 in Industry News
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TalkTalk announced that it has been the target of a data breach—its third such attack this year. Details are sketchy because the investigation just began and is still ongoing, but in a worst-case scenario it’s possible the attackers have accessed the entire customer database—compromising sensitive...