Posted on January 28th, 2011 No comments
The food and beverage industry is the most breached industry from an information security perspective, making up more than half of all industry data breaches in 2010, according to…
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Food and beverage industry tops list of industry data breaches
Posted on January 14th, 2011 No comments
Here is a list of 10 hospitals and health systems that reported significant data breaches over the last year.
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10 Hospitals and Health Systems That Reported Data Breaches in 2010
Posted on January 7th, 2011 No comments
The actual number is considerably higher because current regulations in the United States don’t require all data breaches to be disclosed
Posted on January 6th, 2011 No comments
Securing scores of personal data will always be a difficult task, said George Smith, senior fellow with GlobalSecurity.org. Getting each company to report specific data breaches is an continuing battle as well.
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ID theft, data breaches jumped 33 percent in 2010
Posted on January 4th, 2011 No comments
Malicious activity topped human error as a cause of the 662 data breaches recorded in 2010 by the Identity Theft Resource Center.
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Hackers, Insiders Behind Most Identity Theft
Posted on January 1st, 2011 No comments
2011 Outlook: ‘We’re Going to See a Lot More Scams’There have been 54 reported banking-related data breaches so far in 2010, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center — slightly fewer than the total of 62 breaches in 2009.
54 Banking Breaches in 2010
Posted on November 18th, 2010 No comments
A data breach is a nightmare, and not just because it means thieves have broken through a retailer’s security. The second half of the nightmare is dealing with the wide range of state laws about reporting data breaches and managing data privacy. But some help would seem to be on the way, according to a Commerce Department report leaked last Friday (Nov.
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Only The Commerce Department Could Make Retail Self-Regulation Look Good
Posted on November 14th, 2010 No comments
The healthcare industry is spending an estimated $6 billion annually on data breaches of patient information, according to the latest benchmark study by Ponemon Institute. Protecting patient data is a low priority, the study concludes
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Hospitals 'struggling' to protect patient data
Posted on October 14th, 2010 No comments
Companies can dramatically cut their risks of data breaches by complying with payment standards, according to a new report. The report, by Verizon Business, found that many businesses that had experienced intrusions were not compliant. Breached organisations were 50 percent less likely to have followed the PCI payment industry standard, it …
Posted on September 26th, 2010 No comments
Higher education institutions are experiencing an increase in data breaches, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Application Security Inc. The research indicates that attackers are gaining access to personal information of students, faculty and alumni at an increasing rate.
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University data breach stats show more data losses