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?
How an organization communicates in the wake of a major breach incident can play an important role in maintaining the organization's reputation and minimizing the financial impact.
But how can your organization avoid mismanaging post-breach communication and potentially wasting millions of dollars?
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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.
Is your organization at risk of a hacktivist attack? If so, are you prepared to respond?
The past two years have seen entities such as Sony, the FBI and the Egyptian government fall victim to data leaks, denial of service attacks and plain public embarrassment by hacktivist groups such as Anonymous, LulzSec and...
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.
A new malware intelligence system created by Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to create an information sharing center. How will the system work and how can organizations participate? GTRI's Chris Smoak furnishes the answers.