Organizations face many threats to their data systems and information. Knowing all of the fundamental elements to cyber safety is the first step to fulfilling these threats.
The reach of cyber protection is broad. The core regions are explained below, and some other fantastic cyber security plan must take all of them into consideration.
The hacker, based in Kazakhstan, sold backdoor access to over 300 victim networks, some for up to $100,000.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation said this week that its seen a spike in fraudulent unemployment insurance claims related to the pandemic.
The FBI recently reflected on the the arrest of a hacker who stole intellectual property from a tech company, including how collaboration and activity monitoring played a role in tracking him down.
The Federal Reserve shared insights around mitigating synthetic identity fraud, one of the quickest growing financial threats, this week.
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) announced its plans for 2020-2024 this week and stressed that the EU needs digital solidarity and to make data work for all people across Europe’s borders.
A new lawsuit alleges the chief developer of the company's IP left the company and took some of its confidential information with him to start a new competing company.
A health plan recently disclosed a data breach of 11,500 patients that was triggered by an email mistake.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Director Christopher Wray discussed the Chinese Communist Party's vast influence on U.S. intellectual property, the financial sector, and democracy in a talk this week.
The CIA failed to install safeguards to prevent the theft of its most valuable cyber weapons in 2016.
One company is alleging a rival shop lured two of its most senior employees away - along with trade secrets, confidential information, and a list of its customers.
The online marketplace, which specializes in greeting cards and wedding invites, was hit with a class action lawsuit under the California Consumer Privacy Act last week, alleging it failed to protect its customers PII.
Privacy advocates are up in arms about a sweeping new bill introduced this week that would allow "lawful access" of encrypted devices and services with a warrant.
A report via the European Commission highlights the importance of protecting and enforcing intellectual property in the European Union.
An activist group posted nearly 300 gigabytes of data from police departments, including scanned documents, videos, emails, audio files, and more, online Friday.
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Two years after it happened, the popular department store is electing to settle a class action data breach lawsuit that alleged the company failed to properly secure customer data online.
In a new lawsuit, a candy bar company is alleging a former employee downloaded more than 6,000 files involving its trade secrets, strategies, and market insights, before leaving to join a competitor.
Findings from the latest FISMA report are out and while the number of total cybersecurity incidents in 2019 were down, the federal government continues to face challenges mitigating basic security vulnerabilities.
In an advisory last week, the NSA warned that a flaw in the Exim mail transfer agent (MTA) has been exploited by Russian cyber military actors since last August.
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The FBI on Wednesday shared details around a recent $1 billion trade secret theft case and reminded companies to report suspected crimes like trade secret theft.
Ireland's data protection commission confirmed last week it planned to fine a state agency €75,000 for violating the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR.
In a PSA on Wednesday, the FBI and CISA warned healthcare and pharmaceutical orgs that Chinese hackers are seeking valuable IP and health data regarding COVID-19 treatment.
The U.S. government recapped the top 10 most exploited vulnerabilities from 2016-2019 and warned how 2020 is shaping up vulnerability-wise on Tuesday.
Assuming an attacker has physical access to a machine, a new attack could let allow for the access of data on a locked, password protected, and encrypted hard drive.
The FTC is seeking comment on whether or not it should make changes to its Health Breach Notification Rule, a rule that compels orgs to disclose when health records are breached.
The line between browsers and password managers keeps blurring. Firefox and Chrome recently incorporated new ways for users to tell if passwords they’re using are compromised.
A joint alert via cybersecurity agencies in the UK and U.S. this week warned about how APT groups are exploiting COVID-19 to collect PII, IP, and other intelligence.
The California Privacy Rights Act, a new data privacy effort introduced to narrow the scope of the California Consumer Privacy Act, now has enough support to make it onto the November 2020 ballot.
FINRA warned financial services firms of a new phishing campaign on Monday that it claims is widespread and ongoing.
The act would require “affirmative express consent” for transferring any health, location and proximity data, and allow individuals to opt out of data collection.
The U.S. Department of Defense is urging military medical treatment facilities to protect controlled unclassified data, like patient health information and personally identifiable information.
In a recent survey, data protection officers cited a lack of budget and cohesion across all business units when it comes to developing an organization-wide data protection and privacy strategy as some of the role's top challenges.
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