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.

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.

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).

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.

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

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

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.

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?

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

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?

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: 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

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.

Heathrow Airport fined £120,000 for data breach

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The ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) has fined Heathrow Airport £120,000 for failing to secure sensitive personal data after a member of public found an unencrypted USB stick containing data about the airport’s staff. How did the data breach occur?

What to do when you suffer a data breach

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If you’re among the seemingly small number of organisations that hasn’t yet suffered a data breach, you should be preparing for the inevitable. If you act swiftly following a breach, you can contain the incident promptly and give affected data subjects time to secure their accounts.

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

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

What to expect when you’ve suffered a data breach

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So, a colleague has just come to your desk and told you that your organisation’s systems have been breached. According to our figures, there were at least 488 reported data breaches in 2017 , and we’re on pace for an even bigger year in 2018.

US State Department confirms data breach to unclassified email system

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The US State Department confirmed that hackers breached one of its email systems, the attack potentially exposed personal information of some of its employees. Security Affairs – US State Department, Data Breach ).

Two thirds of organisations unlikely to survive a data breach

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Two thirds of UK organisations are uninsured against the financial impact of a data breach, a survey has revealed. Of the 1,800 respondents surveyed, 56% were most concerned about lost customer confidence and 52% were more fearful of the reputational damage inflicted by a breach.

Health Data Breach Tally: Lots of Hacks, Fewer Victims

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Bigger Organizations 'Have Invested Wisely' in Breach Prevention. Hacker attacks are still dominating the data breaches added to the official federal tally so far this year. But compared to the mega-breaches of past years, this year's biggest hacks have been relatively small.

Are Data Breaches the New Reality for Retail?

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As digital transformation takes hold, the retail industry is under siege from cyber criminals and nation states attempting to steal consumers’ personal information, credit card data and banking information. retailers experiencing a breach in the last year. Data Breach

6 ways your organisation can suffer a data breach

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When you think of data breaches, you may well picture hackers infecting an organisation’s systems and stealing files. But that’s only one of six common ways a data breach can occur. This includes breaches that are the result of both accidental and deliberate causes.”.

The impact of data breaches

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Cyber attacks and data breaches are a risk for every organisation. In the past 12 months, 43% of UK businesses suffered a breach or attack. Based on our list of data breaches infographic, this video shows how much data was lost or stolen in 2017.

The cost of a data breach

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According to the 2018 Cost of Data Breach Study , the average cost of a data breach is $3.86 By looking at some of the best-known data breaches, we can observe the effects they can have and how much they really can cost.

HealthEngine's Latest Problem: A Data Breach

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Coding Error Exposed Identifying Information In Medical Practice Reviews Australian medical booking service HealthEngine says late Friday it notified 75 users of a breach that may have exposed some identifying information.

Facebook Data Breach Update: attackers accessed data of 29 Million users

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Facebook data breach – The company p rovided an updated for the data breach it disclosed at the end of September, hackers accessed personal data of 29 million users. Security Affairs – Facebook data breach, hacking ).

Know your enemy – understanding the 7 different types of data breaches

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Every day almost 7 million data records are compromised , with no organisation or sector immune. Organisations are facing a war on data breaches, so it’s imperative that ‘know your enemy’ becomes part of their battle tactics. Are you prepared for a data breach?

Saks, Lord & Taylor Suffer Payment Card Data Breach

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5 Million Payment Cards Apparently Stolen by the Carbanak Gang, aka JokerStash Department store chains Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor have suffered a data breach that apparently exposed details on 5 million payment cards.

Sales intel firm Apollo data breach exposed more than 200 million contact records

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The sales intelligence firm Apollo is the last victim of a massive data breach that exposed more than 200 million contact records. The company already notified the security breach to its customers last week, the incident occurred on 23 Jul 2018.

Data breaches – the key questions your board must ask

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Data breaches have become a board-level issue for many organisations. What personal data do we have on file? Personal data is information that relates to an individual. Data held by a hospital or doctor, which could be a symbol that uniquely identifies a person.

Uber agrees to pay $148 million in massive 2016 data breach settlement

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Uber agrees to $148 million settlement with US States and the District of Columbia over the massive 2016 data breach that exposed personal data of 57 million of its users. In 2017 the FTC charged the company for deceiving customers with its privacy and data security practices.

GDPR: Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits Come to Europe

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Breached businesses in Europe: Brace for more class action lawsuits seeking material and non-material damages filed by victims following mandatory data breach notifications under GDPR, says attorney Jonathan Armstrong. He predicts more breach-related suits will succeed in Europe than in the United States

Lawsuit Filed in Wake of Under Armour Data Breach

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Company Asks Court to Compel Arbitration A lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the aftermath of a data breach impacting 150 million users of Under Armour's MyFitnessPal mobile application and website.

Don’t let a data breach ruin your business

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If you suffer a data breach, compliance with the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will help lessen the impact. Below we compare the different stages of a breach for #BreachReady and non-#BreachReady organisations. . You suffer a breach .