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Data Breach Warning: SunTrust Bank

US News/The Associated Press is reporting that an employee of SunTrust Bank may have stolen the personal information of 1.5 million customers.  The good news is the data that was stolen does NOT include social security numbers.  76 more words

ID Theft

How Secure Is Your Mainframe? Will YOU Be Next?

Digital Transformation is here, and the mainframe is playing a big part. But how secure is your mainframe? How well protected is your data?

Malicious data breaches are becoming more common, and large organizations are becoming more exposed. 189 more words


Comfortable in our own skin: Consumers embrace biometrics for identification and authentication purposes.

Perhaps it’s the rash of daily reports about data breaches. Or the one-too-many compromises of protection of people’s passwords.

Whatever the cause, it appears that Americans are becoming increasingly interested in the use of biometrics to verify personal identity or to enable payments. 351 more words


Engadget: Global cyberattack targets 200,000 network switches (updated)

Engadget: Global cyberattack targets 200,000 network switches (updated) . “The past few days haven’t been great for the internet’s broader security. Iran’s Communication and Information Technology Ministry has reported that it was a victim in a global cyberattack that compromised about 200,000 Cisco switches that hadn’t yet received patches for exploits in the company’s legacy Smart Install protocol. 66 more words

Security & Legal Issues

BREACH ALERT: Delta Air Lines Customer Credit Card Data Compromised

Delta sent a notice to all of their customers that their customer service system had been compromised between 9/26/2017 and 10/12/2017.  The company states that a specific malware (virus) was active during this time that capture the data being entered manually by a customer.  129 more words

Data Breaches

What to Know About the Latest Data Breach Hitting Sears and Delta Customers

Both Sears and Delta Air Lines are facing the exposure of some of their customers’ credit card information, following a data breach at a mutual contractor. 194 more words