GDPR: 8,000 Data Breach Reports Filed So Far in UK

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Privacy Watchdog Counts 41 Daily Breach Reports Since GDPR Enforcement Began The U.K.'s

12 States File Data Breach Lawsuit Against EHR Vendor

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In Wake of Massive Data Breach, Attorneys General Allege Violations of HIPAA, State Laws In a groundbreaking effort, the attorneys general of a dozen states have jointly filed a federal lawsuit against a cloud-based electronic health records vendor that reported a 2015 data breach affecting 3.9

Radisson Suffers Global Loyalty Program Data Breach

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Hotel Giant Has Yet to Disclose Total Number of Affected Victims Radisson Hotel Group has suffered a data breach that resulted in the theft of data for its global loyalty program members. The company, which operates 1,400 hotels, says the breach touched data for "less than 10 percent" of all Radisson Rewards members, but it hasn't released a victim count

Cathay Pacific Says 9.4 Million Affected by Data Breach

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million passengers were inappropriately accessed in March, a breach the company confirmed in early May but publicly revealed on Wednesday. That raises questions about whether the airline violated data breach disclosure regulations

Pentagon Travel Provider Data Breach Counts 30,000 Victims

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Department of Defense Has Begun Notifying Military and Civilian Breach Victims The Pentagon is warning that a data breach at a third-party travel management service provider exposed records for an estimated 30,000 civilian and military personnel.

327 million Marriott guests affected in Starwood Data Breach

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Starwood Data Breach – Hackers accessed the guest reservation system of the Marriot owned Starwood since 2014 and copied and encrypted the information. ” reads the data breach notification published by Marriot. ” continues the data breach notification.

FreshMenu Hid Data Breach Affecting 110,000 Users

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CEO Took Two Years to Acknowledge Incident FreshMenu, a food delivery provider based in India, has come under social media attack for keeping under wraps a data breach two years ago that exposed the personal information of over 110,000 users

Pentagon Defense Department travel records data breach

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Pentagon – Defense Department travel records suffered a data breach that compromised the personal information and credit card data of U.S. The data breach could have happened some months ago and could have affected as many as 30,000 workers.

Facebook Clarifies Extent of Data Breach

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30 Million Affected; 14 Million Had Extensive Information Exposed Facebook now says that 20 million fewer accounts were breached than it originally believed, but the attackers accessed extensive sensitive personal information on nearly half of those affected

30k+ Pentagon Employees Compromised in Data Breach

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The credit card data and travel records of roughly 30,000 employees of the U.S. Defense Department have been compromised in a data breach. The post 30k+ Pentagon Employees Compromised in Data Breach appeared first on Adam Levin.

When Do You Need to Report a Data Breach?

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The way in which you respond to a data breach has a significant impact on how severe its consequences are. The number of data breaches that were tracked in the U.S. The way in which you respond to a data breach has a significant impact on how severe its consequences are.

Pentagon Data Breach Exposed 30,000 Travel Records

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Department of Defense Has Begun Notifying Military and Civilian Breach Victims The Pentagon is warning that a data breach at a third-party travel management service provider exposed an estimated 30,000 civilian and military personnel records.

Librarian Sues Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach, Wins $600

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In the days following revelations last September that big-three consumer credit bureau Equifax had been hacked and relieved of personal data on nearly 150 million people , many Americans no doubt felt resigned and powerless to control their information.

How to detect a data breach

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Data breaches can have serious financial consequences for organisations of all sizes. The faster a breach can be detected and contained, the lower the costs for the organisation. Main causes of data breaches. Disgruntled ex-employees (leaking or stealing data).

The Financial Fallout From Data Breaches

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Banner Health Follows Nuance, Merck in Reporting Details About the Impact Recent financial reports from three healthcare sector organizations that suffered cyberattacks demonstrate how costly data breaches can be for not-for-profit healthcare providers and for-profit companies alike

The Radisson Hotel Group has suffered a data breach

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The hotel chain Radisson Hotel Group suffered a security breach that exposed personal information of the members of its loyalty scheme. The staff promptly locked out the intruders once discovered the data breach. ” reads the data breach notification.

US Data Breaches Hit All-Time High

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Millions of Payment Cards and Social Security Numbers Exposed The number of data breaches reported by U.S. organizations reached an all-time high last year.

AccuDoc Data Breach impacted 2.6 Million Atrium Health patients

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Hospital network Atrium Health suffered a data breach, hacked accessed patients’ personal information after compromised the technology solutions provider AccuDoc. The archive did not contain financial data or clinical/medical information. The data breach impacted roughly 2.65

Do Data Breaches Permanently Affect Business Reputations?

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Hint: Ashley Madison, Equifax and Uber Are Thriving Large data breaches make headlines, trigger stock price slips and often lead to executives getting fired.

Health Data Breach Tally Shows Mistakes That Lead to Trouble

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Organizations Need to Avoid Mishaps That Can Make Matters Worse Recent additions to the federal health data breach tally shine a light on the mistakes that contribute to breaches - and in some cases, make situations far worse

3 ways a data breach can occur

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We’ve talked a lot recently about the financial effects of data breaches and how you should respond to incidents , but that still leaves the question of how data breaches occur. Accidental breaches are impossible to eradicate, because people inevitably make mistakes.

Medicaid Data Breach Trends: An Analysis

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One Big Hacker Incident Responsible for Most Victims Impacted in 2016 Medicaid agencies and their contractors reported more than 1,200 data breaches in 2016, but just one hacking incident accounted for more than 70 percent of all victims, according to a new report.

HSBC Bank Alerts US Customers to Data Breach

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customers that their personal data was compromised in a breach, although it says it's detected no signs of fraud following the "unauthorized entry." Unauthorized Entry' to Some Accounts Exposes Account Details and Statements HSBC bank is warning some of its U.S.

Health Data Breach Tally: The Latest Additions

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Largest Incident: Break-In at California State Agency That Affected 582,000 The number of health data breach victims added to the official federal tally so far in 2018 has doubled in recent weeks to more than 2 million.

Analysis: Health Data Breach Tally Trends

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Hacks, Unauthorized Access/Disclosure and Theft Incidents Top the List About three dozen major health data breaches have been added to the federal tally in recent weeks, including a mix of hacking and unauthorized access/disclosure incidents.

Quora data breach: hackers obtained information on roughly 100 million users

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Another day another illustrious victim of the data breach, the popular question-and-answer website Quora suffered a major data breach that exposed 100 million users. ” reads the data breach notification. Securi ty Affairs – Quora, Data breach).

Analysis: Data Breach Litigation Trends

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Lawsuits filed in the wake of data breaches are evolving, says attorney John Yanchunis, who represents plaintiffs in many of these class action cases

Infographic: List of data breaches in 2017

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2017 was a big year for data breaches. Uber , Equifax and Yahoo all fell victim, and many small organisations also suffered a breach or cyber attack. You can download the infographic here >> Breaches and Hacks Cyber Resilience Cyber Security data breach

HSBC Data Breach Hits Online Banking Customers

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The data breach includes names, addresses, transaction histories, account information and more. Hacks Web Security brute force Credential stuffing data breach HSBC Online banking password reuse

Perth Mint Says 3,200 Customers Affected By Data Breach

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Leaked Data Includes Passport Numbers, Addresses, Bank Account Details If you're going to hack, why not go for the gold?

Preventing Business Associate Health Data Breaches

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Because business associates have been culprits in heath data breaches impacting millions of individuals, healthcare entities need to be diligent in taking steps to reduce the persistent risks these vendors pose, says privacy and security expert Susan Lucci

Under GDPR, Data Breach Reports in UK Have Quadrupled

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Privacy Regulator Sees 1,750 Breach Reports in June, Up From 400 in April Under the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, within 72 hours of an organization learning about the data breach, it must report the breach to relevant authorities or face fines.

SHEIN Data breach affected 6.42 million users

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Another fashion retailer suffered a data breach, the victim is SHEIN that announces the security breach affected 6.42 The retailer hired a forensic cybersecurity firm as well as an international law firm to investigate the security breach.

Will you survive a data breach?

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In the last year alone, almost half of UK businesses suffered a cyber security breach. advent of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) ?at at the end of May, the financial damage resulting from a breach?can Will your organisation survive a data breach?

How long do you have to report a data breach?

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The first 72 hours after you become aware of a data breach are critical. This is the deadline given to you under the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) to report information security incidents to your supervisory authority. Not all breaches need to be reported.

Customers lose confidence – data breaches aren’t just about fines

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A recent survey by Ping Identity shows that customers move away from brands that have suffered data breaches. Data breaches are now a common occurrence – big-name brands affected in 2018 include FIFA , British Airways , Vision Direct , Eurostar and Marriott. It is essential for organisations of all types and sizes to do their absolute best to reduce the risks of a data breach. Following a data breach, 78% of people would stop engaging with a brand online.

BA data breach: 565,000 customers may have been affected

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In September, British Airways announced it had suffered a data breach that compromised the personal and financial data of more than 380,000 customers. Is your organisation prepared for a data breach?

Cathay Pacific data breach affecting 9.4 million passengers

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Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, the flag carrier of Hong Kong, had suffered a major data leak affecting up to 9.4 Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, the flag carrier of Hong Kong, admitted having suffered a major data leak affecting up to 9.4

Analysis: Anthem Data Breach Settlement

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Some terms of the recent $115 million settlement in the class action lawsuit against health insurer Anthem tied to a 2015 cyberattack appear underwhelming for the victims, says attorney James DeGraw, who explains why

Dell data breach – Dell forces password reset after the incident

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Dell data breach – IT giant Dell disclosed a data breach, the company confirmed it has detected an intrusion in its systems on November 9th 2018. Attackers were trying to exfiltrate customer data (i.e. ” The tech firm confirmed that payment information and Social Security numbers were not exposed due to the security breach. Securi ty Affairs – Dell data breach, hacking).

Health Data Breach Victim Tally for 2018 Soars

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Analyzing the Latest 'Wall of Shame' Trends About 30 new health data breaches - including a phishing attack impacting 1.4 million individuals - have been added in recent weeks to the official federal tally, pushing the total victim count for 2018 so far to 4.3 million

GDPR data breach notification: A quick guide

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The data breach notification requirements of the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) are complicated, so it’s no surprise that many organisations aren’t sure what they’re supposed to be doing. What is a personal data breach?

Software company OSIsoft has suffered a data breach

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Software company OSIsoft has suffered a data breach, the firm confirmed that all domain accounts have likely been compromised. Software company OSIsoft notified security breach to employees, interns, consultants, and contractors. ” reads the data breach notification.