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Anthem to Pay $115M to Settle Data Breach Claims

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

Cyber (Data) Security

Data Protection Remains Shaky

Data remains exposed in significant numbers in the healthcare industry. The monthly Protenus Breach Barometer shows that the trend of at least one breach per day in a month is continuing. 466 more words


Weekly Cyber Risk Roundup: Industroyer Malware and Fines for Delayed Breach Notification

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

Weekly Cyber Risk Roundup

National data breach notification law pros and cons? What do you think?

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

Data Breach

Insider Misuse of Computers: No Big Deal? It Can Be a Data Breach, Ask Boeing

Insider misuse triggers a breach just like outside hackers.

When a company’s information is compromised because of insider[1] 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

Cybersecurity Law

You'll Pay for a Delay

The Office for Civil Rights did not wait long into 2017 to issue its first settlement for a HIPAA related breach. The honor for Presence Health… 366 more words


FTC Releases Data Breach Response: A Guide for Business

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

Cyber (Data) Security