Anthem Inc., the nation’s largest U.S. health insurance company, has reached a settlement in its data breach class action suit, in which it would pay $115 million to pay for two years of credit monitoring or up to $50 cash. 126 more words
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Ukrainian power utility Ukrenergo was back in the news as the top trending cybercrime target after researchers analyzed new samples of a destructive malware, dubbed “Win32/Industroyer,” which they said was likely used in the December 2016 attack against the Ukrainian power grid. 1,142 more words
What are the pros and cons of a national breach notification law?
That is the topic of a discussion among Chief Information Security Officers that I will be moderating for the… 211 more words
Insider misuse triggers a breach just like outside hackers.
When a company’s information is compromised because of insider misuse of computers or information, regardless of insider’s intentions, the result for the company and the data subjects of that information is often the same as if it were an attack by an outside adversary – it is a data breach. 1,436 more words
The Federal Trade Commission has released a short guide for businesses on steps to take once a breach has occurred.
The guide is below. For advice on implementing a plan to protect consumers’ personal information, to prevent breaches and unauthorized access, check out the FTC’s… 20 more words