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Weasel Words Rule Too Many Data Breach Notifications

Data Breach Today

The Security of Our Customers' Data Is Our Top Priority' - Really? Does a day ever go by without a fresh set of data breach notifications? Some organizations' breach notifications at least signal respect for the recipient.

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How 2023 Broke Long-Running Records for Health Data Breaches

Data Breach Today

health data breaches - with 112.5 Will 2024 be another banner year for health data compromises? What Will 2024 Be Like If the Healthcare Sector Doesn't Step Up? Thanks to the massive Anthem hack, for nearly a decade 2015 has been the record year for U.S. million people affected. But 2023 shattered that record, big-time.

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FCC Approves Major Updates to Data Breach Notification Rules

Data Breach Today

New FCC Disclosure Rules Cover All Personal Information of Telecom Customers The FCC approved new guidelines that note how data breaches "have only grown in frequency and severity" since the commission adopted its privacy protection policies 16 years ago.

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FTC Expands Financial Data Breach Reporting Requirements

Data Breach Today

Non-Banking Institutions Will Be Required to Report Breaches Under Revised Rule. Consumer lenders such as mortgage brokers, auto dealers and payday lenders must soon report data breaches to the Federal Trade Commission under a revised regulation that mandates public disclosure.

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Ransomware Prevention and Recovery

Learn how to protect your business data from the most disruptive malware currently in existence. This whitepaper will help you avoid becoming the victim of a data breach and ensure business continuity. It discusses defense best practices and protection solutions to help you keep your data safe.

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Leading Nuclear Energy Testing Lab Suffers Major Data Breach

Data Breach Today

Hacktivists Leak Sensitive Employee Information From Idaho National Laboratory The hacktivist group SiegedSec has taken responsibility for a massive data breach targeting Idaho National Laboratory, a leading nuclear energy testing lab.

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OWASP discloses a data breach

Security Affairs

The OWASP Foundation disclosed a data breach that impacted some members due to a misconfiguration of an old Wiki web server. The OWASP Foundation has disclosed a data breach that impacted some of its members. No joke, we did have a data breach in late March involving the resumes of our earliest members.

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Recovering from a Cyber Attack

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

If your organization stores data and is connected to the Internet, it is not a matter of “if” a cyber-security incident will happen, but “when.” IBM reported that the total damage from data breaches in 2021 was 4.24M USD (up from 3.86M USD in 2020), easily the highest aggregated amount on record.

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Software Composition Analysis: The New Armor for Your Cybersecurity

Speaker: Blackberry, OSS Consultants, & Revenera

64% of organizations have been impacted by a software supply chain attack and 60% of data breaches are due to unpatched software vulnerabilities. Software is complex, which makes threats to the software supply chain more real every day. In the U.S. alone, cyber losses totaled $10.3 billion in 2022.

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How to Effectively Equip Your IG Program for the Perilous Journey Into the Future

Speaker: Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP

An information governance framework shows how an organization manages specific data, like personal information, as well as how this information is stored. Over the past couple of years, these frameworks have proven to be ineffective and in need of updating.