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The true costs of cyber security breaches starts to emerge

We have been covering cyber security breaches and their financial costs for several years. But beyond strict fines meted out to organisations whose customers’ details are forcibly taken – what about those who sell this information on willingly? 525 more words


Crowdfunding Site Patreon Hacked, 15GB Of Donor Info Dumped Online

Patreon, a website that allows donors to give regularly to sites, artists, projects and other creators, yesterday evening that it’d been hit by a hack attack that accessed some registered names, email addresses and mailing addresses. 316 more words

Gearing up to Protect Against Security Breaches

Needless to say, for CIOs, security has always been on our radar. But it seems like members of our executive teams are just now joining us in our concern. 871 more words

Asset Security

The Healthcare Internet of Things: Rewards and Risks


The Internet of Things (IoT) of digital, networked technology is quickly moving to the forefront of society, the global economy, and the human experience. The rewards of networked healthcare come with four main overlapping areas of concern, including accidental failures that erode trust. 95 more words

Health And Safety

Security Breaches Keep Network Teams Busy

Network Instruments study shows that network engineers are spending more of their day responding to breaches and deploying security controls.

This should come as no big surprise to most network teams. 450 more words

Telnet Networks

First TurboTax, now the IRS: How security breaches are killing US taxpayers

The data breach at the IRS that left the personal information of 104,000 taxpayers in the hands of thieves is the latest wrinkle in a mammoth problem faced by tax authorities: Identity theft and its crippling consequences. 59 more words

National News

Sally Beauty: Investigation Confirms Customer Payment Info May Have Been Put At Risk, But Not Debit PINs

Three weeks after Sally Beauty first said it was looking into whether it’d been the victim of a hack attack, the company says it’s confirmed that criminals used malware on some of its point-of-sale systems, possibly exposing payment information for customers who used cards at some of its U.S. 186 more words