FBI: Russian Forums Sell Higher Education Credentials

Data Breach Today

higher education sector about compromised sensitive credentials and network access information advertised for sale across various public and Dark Web forums. Agency Spotted Compromised Credentials On Various Dark Web Forums The FBI is warning the U.S.

Illuminate Education Mega-Breach Affects K-12 Students

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Probe Finds 1 Million Students' Personal Details Stolen From Unencrypted Database New York state officials are investigating a data breach at Illuminate Education, maker of a widely used software platform for K-12 schools.

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Deakin Uni Students Suffer Smishing Attack, Data Breach

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Threat actors carried out smishing attacks on nearly 10,000 Autralian higher education students enrolled at Deakin University and downloaded PII of about 47,000 students.

What is Cyber Security Awareness and Why is it Important?

IT Governance

Indeed, according to Ponemon Institute’s Cost of a Data Breach Report 2020 , 23% of data breaches were caused by human error. They represent the business, deal with customers and handle sensitive data.

Online education site EduCBA discloses data breach and reset customers? pwds

Security Affairs

The online education portal EduCBA discloses a data breach and is resetting customers’ passwords in response to the incident. EduCBA is a leading global provider of skill based education with 500,000+ members across 40+ Countries.

Educating and Training Future Cybersecurity Pros

Data Breach Today

Rob Clyde of ISACA discusses his ideas for how to raise up the next generation of "cyberwarriors" to serve on the front lines of active defense against cyberthreats

Analysis: Cyberthreats in the Educational Sector Worldwide

Data Breach Today

Check Point Researchers Identify Increases in DDoS Attacks, Other Threats Check Point Research analysts have observed a significant rise in cyberthreats on the educational sector worldwide since July.

Data breaches grow across UK education sector

IT Governance

A recent freedom of information request by chartered accountants UHY Hacker Young reveals a worrying rise in reported data breaches across the UK education sector. The high-profile GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) mandates data breach reporting in many cases, and a lot of incidents have been reported since the Regulation came into force, but the numbers shared by the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) reveal a growing trend even before then.

Cybersecurity Education for the Remote Workforce

Data Breach Today

The Need for 'Short, Sharp Bursts' of Compelling Messages In the current work-at-home environment, keeping the workforce educated about critical cybersecurity practices requires "short, sharp bursts of education" that offer compelling messages, says Vicki Gavin, a former CISO who now serves as a cyber education consultant.

ISC(2): Only 13% of Cybersec Pros Had a Cyber Education

Data Breach Today

Study Points to Need for Extensive On-the-Job Training Only 13% of cybersecurity professionals had a cybersecurity education before getting into the sector reports (ISC)², pointing to the need for extensive on-the-job training

Improving Healthcare Security Education

Data Breach Today

Wombat's Gretel Egan on How to Take a Fresh Approach to the Awareness Challenge As attackers increasingly take advantage of users' risky behavior, enterprise security leaders are taking steps to improve end-user security education. Gretel Egan of Wombat Security outlines how to focus on education strategies that are truly effective

Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks Quarterly Review: Q2 2022

IT Governance

Welcome to our second quarterly review of security incidents for 2022, in which we take a closer look at the information gathered in our monthly list of data breaches and cyber attacks. Monthly Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks

Mastercard Brings Cyber Education to Small Businesses

Data Breach Today

To aid in countering the threat, Mastercard has launched a cybersecurity education effort targeting this market segment. Paul Trueman Shares Details of ‘Trust Center’ Initiative Small businesses have been disproportionately affected by hackers in recent months.

Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks Quarterly Review: Q1 2022

IT Governance

Welcome to our first quarterly review of security incidents for 2022, in which we take a closer look at the information gathered in our monthly list of data breaches and cyber attacks. Data breaches by sector. Monthly Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2022 – 49.8 million records breached

IT Governance

Welcome to our May 2022 review of data breaches and cyber attacks. Data breaches. They’ll review the breach, mitigate the damage and ensure that you are up and running again as soon as possible. Data breaches. Monthly Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks

Education Sector OnDemand | Authentication for the Evolving Campus Community

Data Breach Today

Smart & Adaptive MFA for the Modern Campus View this webinar as we discuss multi-factor authentication for the evolving campus community

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in February 2022 – 5.1 million records breached

IT Governance

Our figures for this month are comparatively low – with 83 data breaches and cyber attacks accounting for 5,127,241 breached records – but there is a sense that we are on the brink of something. Data breaches. Data breaches.

When are schools required to report personal data breaches?

IT Governance

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) , all personal data breaches must be recorded by the organisation and there should be a clear and defined process for doing so. What constitutes a personal data breach. When must breaches be reported?

Black Hat Europe: Hackers Need to Educate Policymakers

Data Breach Today

Also, UK Cyber Official Urges Businesses to Build a Safety-Focused 'Reporting Culture' Government leaders are increasingly calling on cybersecurity researchers to better inform policymakers and are urging businesses to pay more attention to their in-house security teams, according to presenters at this week's Black Hat Europe virtual conference.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in April 2022 – 14.3 million records breached

IT Governance

Welcome to our latest monthly review of data breaches and cyber attacks. You can find the full list of data breaches below, with incidents affecting UK organisations listed in bold. Data breaches. Data breaches.

The Future of Cybersecurity Education - Part 1

Data Breach Today

ISACA and (ISC)2 on Meeting Changing Demands of Industry, Students What is the role of professional certification companies in the cybersecurity education ecosystem? In part one of a two-part panel discussion on the future of cybersecurity education, John McCumber of (ISC)2 and Rob Clyde of ISACA share their philosophies

Most Common Causes of Data Breach and How to Prevent It

Security Affairs

Which are the most common causes of a Data Breach and how to prevent It? Data breaches are highly damaging and equally embarrassing for businesses and consumers. However, you will also be surprised to learn that most breaches result from inadequate data security measures.

Data Breach: Turkish legal advising company exposed over 15,000 clients

Security Affairs

Data Breach: WizCase team uncovered a massive data leak containing private information about Turkish Citizens through a misconfigured Amazon S3 bucket. How Did the Data Breach Happen? Whose Data was Exposed and What Are the Consequences.

Meal delivery service Home Chef discloses data breach

Security Affairs

Meal delivery service Home Chef has confirmed that it recently suffered a security breach that exposed its customer information. Meal delivery service Home Chef has disclosed a data breach that exposed its customer information.

Fixing Data Breaches Part 1: Education

Troy Hunt

We have a data breach problem. My full written testimony is in that link and it talks about many of the issue we face today and the impact data breaches have on identity verification. That was really our mandate - understanding the impact on how we verify ourselves - but I want to go back a step and focus on how we tackle data breaches themselves. Let's get started with one I raised multiple times whilst sitting in front of Congress - education.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in August 2021 – 61 million records breached

IT Governance

It has been another month of comparatively few reported cyber attacks and data breaches, with our August list containing 84 incidents accounting for 60,865,828 breached records. Data breaches. Data breaches. Monthly Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks

Cloud computing provider Blackbaud paid a ransom after data breach

Security Affairs

Cloud software provider Blackbaud revealed to have paid crooks to decrypt its data following a ransomware attack that took place in May 2020. Its products focus on fundraising, website management, CRM, analytics, financial management, ticketing, and education administration.

Librarian Sues Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach, Wins $600

Krebs on Security

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. And now she’s celebrating a small but symbolic victory after a small claims court awarded her $600 in damages stemming from the 2017 breach.

Data breaches and cyber attacks quarterly review: Q2 2021

IT Governance

Welcome to our second quarterly review of security incidents for 2021, in which we take a closer look at the information gathered in our monthly list of cyber attacks and data breaches. Meanwhile, we have again seen a comparatively low number of data breaches (75).

The Future of Cybersecurity Education - Part 2

Data Breach Today

In part two of a two-part panel discussion on the future of cybersecurity education, Lisa Ho of the University of California-Berkeley and Amit Elazari Bar On of Intel Corp. Intel's Amit Elazari Bar On and UC-Berkeley's Lisa Ho on Schools and Digital Transformation What are America's universities doing to help fill the cybersecurity skills gap felt by enterprises worldwide?

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in October 2021 – 51.2 million records breached

IT Governance

In October, we discovered 94 publicly disclosed cyber security incidents, accounting for 51,248,331 breached records. However, there are plenty of other incidents to dig into, including a raft of ransomware attacks against the education sector. Data breaches.

Chegg discloses the third data breach in the last two years

Security Affairs

The American education technology firm Chegg discloses a security breach, it already sent notifications to its employees. The US education technology company Chegg discloses a security breach that took place in early April, the firm already sent notifications to its employees.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in February 2020 – 623 million records breached

IT Governance

The 632,595,960 breached records accounts for about a third of January’s total, and is considerably lower than the figures for this time last year. Ordinance Survey discovers breach of employee data (1,000). Altice USA employees’ data stolen in phishing attack (12,000).

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in February 2021 – 2.3 billion records breached

IT Governance

In total, we detected 2,323,326,953 breached records. Data breaches. Data breaches. The post List of data breaches and cyber attacks in February 2021 – 2.3 billion records breached appeared first on IT Governance UK Blog.

Data breaches and cyber attacks quarterly review: Q1 2021

IT Governance

Welcome to our first quarterly review of cyber attacks and data breaches. For several years, we’ve produced a monthly list of security incidents , comprised of publicly disclosed breaches from mainstream publications. Want to bolster your organisation’s data protection practices?

Data breaches and cyber attacks quarterly review: Q3 2021

IT Governance

Welcome to our third quarterly review of security incidents for 2021, in which we take a closer look at the information gathered in our monthly list of cyber attacks and data breaches. Meanwhile, we have seen a resurgence in the number of publicly disclosed data breaches.

How to Educate Your Customers When A Data Breach Occurs

Rippleshot

Data breaches are happening more frequently and when they are occurring the number of impacted consumers is growing. Not to mention, the scope is widening as droves of sensitive data is filling the dark web for fraudsters to monetize for their next big fraud scheme. At Rippleshot, we're in the business of proactively protecting our customers from the impact of data breaches, card fraud and other incidents that put your customer's data at risk.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in April 2021 – 1 billion records breached

IT Governance

It was another busy month in the cyber security sector, as we discovered 143 incidents that resulted in 1,098,897,134 breached records. Ransomware was again one of the biggest contributors to that total, accounting for almost one in three data breaches. Data breaches.

Improve Cybersecurity in Education with Jamf

Jamf on EdTech

Learn why cybersecurity in schools is crucial for student success, and how to strengthen your defenses against the threat of lost learning time and data breaches

A 6-step guide to surviving data breaches

IT Governance

Any day during which you find out that you’ve been breached will be bad. Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) , organisations have 72 hours from the moment they become aware of a breach to report the incident. They can do this either by email or telephone, but it’s not as simple as saying “we’ve been breached”. Disclosing a breach promptly can save organisations a significant amount of money and enable those affected to secure compromised accounts.