As a data analyst, I’m at the front lines of tracking, cookies and all those interesting technologies that track people. And what I’m seeing is scary. 361 more words
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Data breaches have tripled over the last seven years for New York alone. A total of 22.8 million personal records have been compromised. On the micro-level, each personal record compromised accounts for $188. 198 more words
Posted on Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 by Eva Velasquez
AT&T has warned customers of a security breach in which three contracted workers accessed personally identifiable information like customer names and Social Security numbers.
The recent slew of high-profile data breaches (like the one that afflicted Target and millions of the retailer’s customers) have highlighted the need for skilled cybersecurity workers. 501 more words
Recently, the Secretary of Health and Human Services submitted to Congress an annual report containing the number and nature of breaches of unsecured protected health information reported to the Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) as required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), and the actions taken in response to those breaches (“Report”). 326 more words
What the hell is wrong with 45% of you? I understand that you’re entitled to your opinion, but our free speech laws protect my right to tell you that you (well, at least 45% of you) are crazy. 239 more words