Tag: Data Breach

Republican lawmakers concerned by Facebook data leak

Several U.S. Republican lawmakers expressed concern over privacy violations on Sunday after media reports that a political consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump’s campaign gained inappropriate access to 50 million Facebook users’ data. Republican Senator Marco Rubio said he …

Checked Your Credit Since the Equifax Hack?

A recent consumer survey suggests that half of all Americans still haven’t checked their credit report since the Equifax breach last year exposed the Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses and other personal information on nearly 150 million people. …

Is privacy the new security?

Security is a very wide subject. If we pare it down to cybersecurity, it still covers everything from the wanton damage of IT systems to espionage to data breaches. Security touches all points in a system, from the human operator …

Data Sprawl: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Mobile devices and inexpensive, easy-to-use, cloud file-sharing services make it easy to work anywhere and anytime. Such access has become essential to competing in an always-connected world. But this new reality makes it much harder to identify which employees are …

Data privacy, a growing strategic initiative

January 28 is Data Privacy Day, an international event to create awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and facilitating trust. In our current dynamic business environment where everything seems to be connected, millions of businesses are unaware …

Uber breach affected 2.7 million Britons

Last year’s data breach, which saw the details of 57 million accounts compromised, affected about 2.7 million accounts in the UK. The October 2016 data breach of Uber’s systems affected up to 2.7 million user accounts in the UK belonging to …