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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 4 – 10 December 2023

IT Governance

At the end of each month, these incidents – and any others that we find – will be used to inform our monthly analysis of data breaches and cyber attacks. Compromised information includes patients’ personal data, health and medical records, financial data, internal emails and software source code. Data breached: 5 TB.

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The Weeks in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 18 – 31 December 2023

IT Governance

TB exfiltrated Comcast Cable Communications, LLC (Xfinity) Source 1 ; source 2 (New) Telecoms USA Yes 35,879,455 Tecnoquadri Srl Source (New) Manufacturing Italy Yes 33,000,000 Asia Insurance Co. Source (New) Manufacturing USA Yes >400 GB Hafez Insurance Co.

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EU Parliament and Council of the EU Reach Agreement on Data Governance Act

Hunton Privacy

The EU Data Governance Act is intended to foster the availability of data by increasing trust in data intermediaries and strengthening data sharing across the EU and between sectors. It is part of the European Strategy for Data , which is aimed at putting the EU at the forefront of our increasingly data-driven society.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 5 – 11 February 2024

IT Governance

Data breached: >33,000,000 people’s data. Thailand’s Department of Older Persons breached, exposing almost 20 millio n personal data records The Department of Older Persons, part of Thailand’s Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, suffered a data breach in which 19,718,687 rows or personal data was exposed.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 12 – 18 February 2024

IT Governance

In January 2024, it identified more potential victims, and has now written to inform them that their personal data may have been compromised in the incident. Data breached: 2,632,275 people’s data. 204 of them are known to have had data exfiltrated, exposed or otherwise breached.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 4 – 10 March 2024

IT Governance

Glosbe dictionary exposes almost 7 million records The multilingual online dictionary Glosbe left a MongoDB instance unsecured last year, exposing nearly 7 million users’ information, including personal data, encrypted passwords and social media identifiers. Organisation(s) Sector Location Data breached? TB Paysign, Inc.

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in June 2020 ­– 7 billion records breached

IT Governance

Cyber attack on Mid-Michigan College endangers personal data of staff and students (16,000). Data stolen from Silicon Valley consulting firm offered for sale on hacker forum (unknown). Tait Towers Manufacturing discloses security incident affecting employee data (unknown). hack (350,000).