Uber Admits Covering Up 2016 Data Breach, Avoids Prosecution

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Hackers Stole Sensitive Data for 57 Million Uber Passengers and Drivers Ride-sharing service Uber has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve a criminal investigation into its massive 2016 data breach.

What is Cyber Security Awareness and Why is it Important?

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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. appeared first on IT Governance UK Blog.

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Defense Department Agency Reports Data Breach

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Defense Department agency that's responsible for providing secure communications and IT equipment for the president and other top government officials says a data breach of one of its systems may have exposed personal data, including Social Security numbers

Medicaid Contractor Data Breach Affected 334,000 Providers

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a global provider of government health data services, says a data breach exposed the personal information of more than 334,000 Medicaid healthcare providers nationwide Maximus Corp. Says Personal Information Exposed in Unauthorized Access to App Maximus Corp.,

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

Join Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of IG Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP, as he explains why organizations need to have an organized and intentional approach to address privacy matters.

Data Breach Culprits: Phishing and Ransomware Dominate

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Meanwhile, Breaches Involving Military Secrets and CCTV Footage Beset UK Government Phishing, ransomware and unauthorized access remain the leading causes of personal data breaches as well as violations of data protection rules, Britain's privacy watchdog reports.

List of Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks in August 2022 – 97 Million Records Breached

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In a month that saw the former US president accused of misappropriating classified government documents, there were also a spate of malicious insiders compromising their employer’s systems. Data breaches. announces security breach (unknown) The Country Club at Woodfield, Inc.

IT Governance Podcast Episode 3: NCSC guidance, Amagasaki data breach, Maastricht University and the metaverse

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This week, we discuss new NCSC guidance on avoiding cyber security “staff burnout”, a data breach affecting a Japanese city’s entire population, good news for the ransomware-hit Maastricht University, and the privacy implications of the metaverse.

List of Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks in June 2022 – 34.9 Million Records Breached

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Welcome to our June 2022 review of data breaches and cyber attacks. Data breaches. If you’re facing a cyber security disaster, IT Governance is here to help. Data breaches. The post List of Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks in June 2022 – 34.9

List of Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks in July 2022 – 99.2 Million Records Breached

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Welcome to our July 2022 review of data breaches and cyber attacks. Data breaches. If you’re facing a cyber security disaster, IT Governance is here to help. Data breaches. The post List of Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks in July 2022 – 99.2

Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks Quarterly Review: Q2 2022

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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. If you are facing a cyber security disaster, IT Governance is here to help.

Data Breach Notification: California Targets 'Loopholes'

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Marriott's Starwood Mega-Breach Drives Data Protection Update Driven by Marriott's Starwood mega-breach, California lawmakers are pushing legislation that would expand the state's pioneering data breach notification requirements to include breaches of biometric data and all types of government identification numbers, including passports

US defense contractor Electronic Warfare Associates discloses data breach

Security Affairs

US defense contractor Electronic Warfare Associates (EWA) has disclosed a data breach after threat actors hacked their email system. ” reads the notice of data incident published by the company.

Colonial Pipeline discloses data breach after May ransomware attack

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Colonial Pipeline discloses a data breach of the personal information of thousands of individuals after the ransomware attack that took place in May 2021. SecurityAffairs – hacking, data breach).

Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks Quarterly Review: Q1 2022

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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. If you are facing a cyber security disaster, IT Governance is here to help.

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

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Welcome to our May 2022 review of data breaches and cyber attacks. Data breaches. If you’re facing a cyber security disaster, IT Governance is here to help. Data breaches. The post List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2022 – 49.8

Mercedes-Benz data breach impacted roughly 1000 individuals

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Mercedes-Benz USA disclosed a data breach that impacted 1.6 million customers, exposed data includes financial data and social security numbers (SSNs). Mercedes-Benz USA disclosed on Friday a data breach that impacted some of its customers and potential vehicle buyers.

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

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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.

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

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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.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in November 2021 – 223.6 million records breached

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In November, we discovered 81 publicly disclosed cyber security incidents, accounting for 223,615,390 breached records. Data breaches. If you find yourself facing a cyber security disaster, IT Governance is here to help. Data breaches.

India Government Withdraws Data Protection Bill

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Unexpected Revocation Comes After Years of Tech Industry Criticism The government of India withdrew a long-anticipated personal data protection bill from Parliament.

US Government Picks Quantum-Resistant Encryption Algorithms

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Quantum Computers That Use Atom-Level States of Uncertainty Are a Matter of Time The National Institute of Standards and Technology today announced a first group of encryption algorithms designed to withstand the assault of a future quantum computer.

Iranian Group Likely Behind Albanian Government Attack

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Group Published Ransomware Execution Video on Website A cyberattack that temporarily paralyzed Albania's pivot to digital government likely came from Iranian hackers.

Government Agencies Seize Domains Used to Sell Credentials

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DOJ: Now-Shuttered Site Sold Data Obtained From 10,000 Data Breaches The U.S.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in December 2021 – 219 million records breached

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But before we turn our attention to 2022, we must first round out 2021 with our final monthly review of data breaches and cyber attacks. December saw 74 publicly disclosed security incidents, which accounted for 219,310,808 breached records. Data breaches.

Government Cybersecurity Summit: A Preview

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Jim Langevin and many others will discuss the government's top priorities in addressing cybersecurity challenges at ISMG's Virtual Cybersecurity Summit: Government, to be held July 13 and 14 CISA's Brandon Wales, Rep.

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

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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

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in March 2022 – 3.99 million records breached

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In March, we discovered 88 publicly disclosed cyber security incidents, accounting for 3,987,593 breached records. That brings the total number of breached records in the first quarter of 2022 to 75,099,482. Data breaches. Data breaches.

Connecticut Tightens its Data Breach Notification Laws

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Effective October 1, 2021, an amendment [1] to the Connecticut General Statute concerning data privacy breaches, Section 36a-701b, will impact notification obligations in several significant ways. Cybersecurity Data breach

Conti Ransomware Targets Costa Rican Government Entities

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After Demand of $10 Million Ransom Is Not Met, Conti Begins Leaking Data The Conti ransomware group has been targeting the U.S. and its allies since the beginning of the Russia-Ukraine war.

Data breaches and cyber attacks quarterly review: Q2 2021

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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).

Conti Claims It Has 'Insiders' in Costa Rican Government

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Ransomware Group Continues to Demand Ransom Payment From Besieged Government Ransomware group Conti, which has been holding to ransom crypto-locked Costa Rican government systems since April, has claimed on its leak site Conti News that it has "insiders" in the country's government, and that they are working toward the compromise of "other systems

Canon publicly confirms August ransomware attack and data breach

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Canon finally confirmed that it has suffered a ransomware attack in early August that resulted in the theft of data from its servers. Canon has finally confirmed that it was the victim of a ransomware attack in early August and that the threat actors also stole data from its servers.

Do you have a data breach response plan?

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The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) requires organisations to respond to serious data breaches within 72 hours of detection. Are your staff equipped to deal with a data breach? Find out more >> The post Do you have a data breach response plan?

Travel leisure company Carnival Corporation discloses data breach

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The world’s largest travel leisure company Carnival Corporation discloses a data breach that took place last year and which exposed the personal information of its customers. ” reads the data breach notification.

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

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In October, we discovered 94 publicly disclosed cyber security incidents, accounting for 51,248,331 breached records. The majority of those records came from a cyber attack in which a hacker accessed Argentina’s government ID database, with every citizen of the country thought to be affected.

OneTrust's Blake Brannon on Unifying Privacy and Governance

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CSO on How OneTrust's Platform Brings Privacy, Compliance and Governance Together OneTrust has put nearly $1 billion in investment to good use, helping companies address data governance, security assurance, third-party risk and more, Chief Strategy Officer Blake Brannon says.

Lithuanian Government Issues DDoS Attack Alerts

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Russian Hactivist Group Posts List Of Targeted Sites On Telegram Lithuania’s National Cyber Security Center has warned of increasing DDoS attacks directed against the nation's public authorities and its transport and financial sectors following Lithuania blocking road and rail supplies to the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad.

The Florida Unemployment System suffered a data breach

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Officials revealed that the Florida Unemployment System suffered a data breach that impacted some residents who have made unemployment claims. The agency spokeswoman Paige Landrum announced that the breach was addressed within one hour after the officials became aware of it.

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? That appears to have been the impetus behind an unusual data breach at the government-owned Perth Mint in Western Australia, which says personal details for 3,200 customers stored in an old database were compromised