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Painful procedure preferred to owning up to the board – Infosecurity Magazine

Almost half (44%) of security professionals would rather have root canal surgery than make the dreaded walk of shame to the boardroom to explain that they’ve suffered a data breach,

Two years after the OPM data breach: What government agencies must do now – CSO Online

The Office of Personnel Management breach in June 2015 was a big wake up call to our federal government, and, in its wake, a number of initiatives were launched to

Average data breach cost declines 10% globally – Help Net Security

The average cost of a data breach is $3.62 million globally, a 10 percent decline from 2016 results. This is the first time since the global study was created that

Card-not-present frauds on the rise, retailers set to lose billions – ITProPortal

Retailers are facing losses of up to $71 billion globally as the number of fraudulent card-not-present (CNP) transactions rises hugely within the next five years. A new report from Juniper

Know the Odds: The Cost of a Data Breach in 2017

We’ve all heard that when it comes to experiencing a data breach, the question is not if it will happen, but when. You may be wondering about the actual odds

Companies must be ready to learn from breach-notification exposure, not fear it – CSO – The Resource for Data Security Executives

Australian businesses need to get over their fear of being singled out under looming breach notification laws and be prepared to use public shaming as a trigger for internal transformation,

Credit Card Breach at Buckle Stores — Krebs on Security

The Buckle Inc., a clothier that operates more than 450 stores in 44 U.S. states, disclosed Friday that its retail locations were hit by malicious software designed to steal customer

Online Security Breach Exposes PHI of 5K Medicaid Patients

On April 7, 2017, officials from the Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) discovered evidence of a potential online security breach exposing the PHI of approximately 5,220 patients. An investigation into

The 15 worst data security breaches of the 21st Century – CSO Online

Data security breaches happen daily, in too many places at once to keep count. But what constitutes a huge breach versus a small one? CSO compiled a list of 15

Russian Hackers Breached Election Systems in 39 States

Russian hackers hit U.S. election systems in a total of 39 states prior to the 2016 U.S. election, far more than was previously disclosed, according to a Bloomberg report. Notably,