Eight class action lawsuits filed in the wake of a 2011 data breach involving TRICARE, the military health program, and affecting nearly 5 million individuals have been consolidated into one case that will be handled by the U.S District Court in Washington, D.C.
A new guide has been released by the Information Commissioner's Office to help small and mid-sized businesses improve their IT security. Which threats should most concern them, and how can they use the guide?
The UK Information Commissioner's Office has fined Welcome Financial Services Limited Â£150,000 over lost back-up tapes. The compromised information on the tapes includes names, addresses and telephone numbers.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a stolen, unencrypted hospital laptop and an Australian phone provider leaking information on hundreds of thousands of customers.
A U.S. appeals court reversed a lower court's ruling in the ACH/wire fraud dispute between PATCO Construction Inc. and the former Ocean Bank, now People's United. What is next in this high-profile case?
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a phishing e-mail affecting U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission employees and a cruise line accidentally e-mailing sensitive passenger information.