UK Data Breach Reports Decline

Data Breach Today

As GDPR Hits Second Anniversary, Regional Reporting Variations Continue Britain's privacy watchdog reports it received 19% fewer data breach notifications in the first quarter than in the same period last year.

Data Governance Makes Data Security Less Scary


Do you know where your data is? What data you have? Add to the mix the potential for a data breach followed by non-compliance, reputational damage and financial penalties and a real horror story could unfold. Don’t Scream; You Can Protect Your Sensitive Data.

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Data Governance for Smart Data Distancing


During this coronavirus emergency, we are all being deluged by data from politicians, government agencies, news outlets, social media and websites, including valid facts but also opinions and rumors. Yay, data geeks! In business, data is the food that feeds the body or enterprise.

Ransomware Attackers Exfiltrate Data From Magellan Health

Data Breach Today

managed care company that focuses on specialty areas of healthcare, says it was hit by a ransomware attack that involved the exfiltration of data. Ransomware gangs are increasingly going beyond encrypting data, stealing information to put more pressure on victims to pay ransoms

Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

Mercedes-Benz Data Leak: Embarrassing But Endurable

Data Breach Today

The Mistake Could Have Been Much Worse in an Era of Connected Vehicles Last week, a curious data breach occurred: Almost 9 GB of software development documentation from Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz.

Very Meta … Unlocking Data’s Potential with Metadata Management Solutions


Untapped data, if mined, represents tremendous potential for your organization. While there has been a lot of talk about big data over the years, the real hero in unlocking the value of enterprise data is metadata , or the data about the data.

Bank of America: COVID-19 Loan Data May Have Leaked

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Client Data May Have Been Exposed During Test of SBA Loan Platform Bank of America disclosed this week that some customers' data may have been exposed during the uploading of loan applications related to the Paycheck Protection Program - a U.S.

Mercedes-Benz Data Leak Lesson: Lock Down Code Repositories

Data Breach Today

Luckily for Car Giant, Access Control Gaff Didn't Expose Secret Data - This Time Don't forget to lock down online shared code repositories, as Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler AG learned the hard way after a researcher was able to access nearly 9 GB of software development documentation from a misconfigured GitLab repository.

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EasyJet Data Breach Exposes 9 Million Customers' Details

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European Budget Airline Says Payment Card Data Stolen, But Only for 2,200 Customers European budget airline EasyJet says it suffered a data breach that exposed 9 million customers' personal details.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Defense Department Agency Reports Data Breach

Data Breach Today

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

5 Ways Data Modeling Is Critical to Data Governance


Enterprises are trying to manage data chaos. They also face increasing regulatory pressure because of global data regulations , such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), that went into effect last week on Jan.

Alarming Trend: More Ransomware Gangs Exfiltrating Data

Data Breach Today

Criminals Increasingly Leak Stolen Data to Force Bitcoin Payoff As if ransomware wasn't already bad enough, more gangs are now exfiltrating data from victims before leaving systems crypto-locked.

How Not to Acknowledge a Data Breach

Krebs on Security

But occasionally I feel obligated to publish such accounts when companies respond to a breach report in such a way that it’s crystal clear they wouldn’t know what to do with a data breach if it bit them in the nose, let alone festered unmolested in some dark corner of their operations.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

What is Data Lineage? Top 5 Benefits of Data Lineage


Data lineage is the journey data takes from its creation through its transformations over time. Tracing the source of data is an arduous task. Data Lineage Use Case: From Tracing COVID-19’s Origins to Data-Driven Business. Five Benefits of Data Lineage.

REvil Ransomware Gang Starts Auctioning Victim Data

Krebs on Security

The criminal group behind the REvil ransomware enterprise has begun auctioning off sensitive data stolen from companies hit by its malicious software. But maybe if the victim is seeing their data being actively bid on, they may be more inclined to pay the ransom.”

Analysis: Verizon's Latest Data Breach Investigation Report

Data Breach Today

Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report 2020 highlights the leading causes of breaches last year, including credential theft, phishing, ransomware as well as issues linked to cloud implementations and web applications.

Ransomware Attackers Leak Stolen Data

Data Breach Today

Maze Crew Reportedly Threatens to Release More of Allied Universal's Data Unless Ransom Paid Ransomware attacks have taken an unwelcome turn: The Maze gang reportedly has begun leaking a victim's files to create pressure to pay a ransom.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

AMA Outlines Privacy Principles for Health Data

Data Breach Today

The American Medical Association has issued a set of privacy principles for health data that it hopes Congress and regulators will keep in mind as they prepare legislation and regulations.

Toll Group Says Ransomware Attackers Stole Data

Data Breach Today

In the latest incident, however, the company warns that attackers also stole corporate data - and it may get leaked

Data Governance 2.0: The CIO’s Guide to Collaborative Data Governance


In the data-driven era, CIO’s need a solid understanding of data governance 2.0 … Data governance (DG) is no longer about just compliance or relegated to the confines of IT. Today, data governance needs to be a ubiquitous part of your organization’s culture.

Capital One Data Theft Impacts 106M People

Krebs on Security

Federal prosecutors this week charged a Seattle woman with stealing data from more than 100 million credit applications made with Capital One Financial Corp. Thompson on suspicion of downloading nearly 30 GB of Capital One credit application data from a rented cloud data server.

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Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

LabCorp Shareholder Sues Company Over Data Breaches

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CIO Is Among a Dozen LabCorp Executives, Directors Named in Lawsuit A shareholder has filed a lawsuit against LabCorp and 12 of its executives and directors - including the medical testing company's CIO - over two data breaches, including the 2019 breach of one of its vendors, American Medical Collection Agency, which affected millions of patients.

The Benefits of Data Management Automation: 8 Tips to Automate Data Management


As organizations deal with managing ever more data, the need to automate data management becomes clear. Last week erwin issued its 2020 State of Data Governance and Automation (DGA) Report. Protecting data came in last place. That’s a lot of data to manage!

Data governance for data privacy


Every business journal has displayed hyperbolic headlines or similar that proclaims, “The Future Is Digital,” “Technology Has Taken Over Our Lives,” or “Data Is the New Oil.” In some ways, this is every data citizen’s dream. Data must sit in the right hands and it needs to be protected.

Marriott Suffers Another Massive Data Breach

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Million Customers' Personal Details Hotel giant Marriott, which in 2018 disclosed that it had suffered one of the worst data breaches in history, is now warning that it suffered a new breach earlier this year that exposed personal details - although not payment card information - for 5.2

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

Lawsuit Claims HIV Data Exposed in Leak

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Legal Action Stems From Misconfigured Database at UW Medicine A lawsuit seeking class action status filed against UW Medicine in the wake of a data leak incident has been amended to reflect that at least one HIV patient allegedly had their data exposed.

How Metadata Makes Data Meaningful


Metadata is an important part of data governance, and as a result, most nascent data governance programs are rife with project plans for assessing and documenting metadata. Managing metadata should not be a sub-goal of data governance. Quite simply, metadata is data about data.

Data Breaches in Healthcare Affect More Than Patient Data

Data Breach Today

Blue Cross of Idaho and Palmetto Health Report Financial, Payroll Breaches Two recent data breaches at organizations in the healthcare sector illustrate that systems beyond those directly related to patient care can be at risk

SBA May Have Exposed Data on 8,000 Loan Applicants

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Reports: Application Portal Flaw May Have Leaked Social Security Numbers, Other Data The U.S.

Data-Driven Marketing 101

This eBook highlights how data-driven strategies empower marketing campaigns through personalization tactics.

Using Strategic Data Governance to Manage GDPR/CCPA Complexity


In light of recent, high-profile data breaches, it’s past-time we re-examined strategic data governance and its role in managing regulatory requirements. for alleged violations of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Strengthen data security.

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Joomla CMS Discloses Data Leak

Adam Levin

Administrators of the open source Joomla content management system announced a data incident that potentially compromised the information of 2,700 developers. The post Joomla CMS Discloses Data Leak appeared first on Adam Levin. Data Security featured data leak AWS joomla

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Metadata Management, Data Governance and Automation


erwin released its State of Data Governance Report in February 2018, just a few months before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect. Download Free GDPR Guide | Step By Step Guide to Data Governance for GDPR?. How to automate data mapping.

Verizon: Breaches Targeting Cloud-Based Data Doubled in 2019

Data Breach Today

Analysts Predict Attacks in the Cloud Will Continue to Surge This Year Attacks targeting cloud-based data nearly doubled in 2019 as companies shifted more of their valuable information off-premises and misconfigurations and other issues made it more vulnerable, according to the 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report.

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How ZoomInfo Solves Recruiting Pain Points

For recruiters to build their pipeline and search for the next candidate, they need to ensure they have access to the most accurate data on the market. More specifically, having access to updated information lets you engage faster with ideal candidates searching the job market. To begin getting these candidates in the right positions, it includes utilizing updated contact data and enhancing your outreach strategy for improved effectiveness.