A misconfigured Alibaba private cloud server has led to the leak of around 1 billion Chinese nationals' personal details. An unknown hacker, identified as "ChinaDan," posted an advertisement on a hacker forum selling 23 terabytes of data for 10 bitcoins, equivalent to about $200,000.
A rise in remote employees and an increased reliance on SaaS applications create new, wider gaps in security. It’s more challenging to protect users at the edge. In this preview of an upcoming webinar, Cisco's Mike Storm discusses how to increase security and reduce complexity.
Location data, browser history, IP addresses, and appointment scheduling are among the sensitive data putting individuals' privacy at risk in the wake of the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, says Alexandra Reeve Givens of the Center for Democracy and Technology.
Federal regulators issued health privacy guidance for medical providers and patients and promised to make privacy violations a top HIPAA enforcement priority in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, the five-decade precedent that guaranteed nationwide access to abortion.
Italy joined France and Austria in warning domestic companies to shy away from Google Analytics. The decision by the Italian data protection authority highlights ongoing legal uncertainty concerning trans-Atlantic transfers of commercial data.
Four ISMG editors discuss important cybersecurity issues, including how Canada's Desjardins Group settled a data breach lawsuit for $155 million, how Facebook is being sued after allegedly violating patient privacy, and highlights from ISMG's Northeast Summit held in New York this week.
A malware incident involving exfiltration of data has affected more than 1.24 million patients of Texas-based Baptist Medical Center and Resolute Health Hospital. It adds to a growing list of major health data breaches reported to regulators in recent weeks as affecting millions of individuals.
In the latest "Proof of Concept," Lisa Sotto of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP and former CISO David Pollino of PNC Bank join ISMG editors to discuss the many new privacy laws in the U.S., current ransomware and scam trends, and handling the potential corporate risk of sharing information on social media.
Canada's Desjardins Group has reached an out-of-court settlement to resolve a data breach class action lawsuit. The breach, which the credit union group first disclosed in 2019, traced to a "malicious" insider who for 26 months had been selling personal details for 4.2 million active customers.
In the latest weekly update, Jeremy Grant, coordinator of the Better Identity Coalition, joins three editors at ISMG to discuss important cybersecurity issues, including where we are with passwordless, if we are getting closer to a U.S. federal privacy law, and next-gen authentication technologies.
Since joining Forescout 15 months ago as CEO, Wael Mohamed has aggressively pursued acquisitions, scooping up CyberMDX in February to safeguard internet of medical things devices and Cysiv in June to help OT and IoT customers analyze, detect and respond to threats using cloud-native data analytics.
Microsoft Azure Chief Security and Risk Officer Edna Conway says the industry is getting better at sharing information, but adds, "We don't have the protections that we need." She envisions a new model for information sharing that will be better suited for use in the next 10 years.
OneTrust has laid off 25% of its staff - or 950 workers - making it the third late-stage startup to significantly cut headcount in recent weeks. The Atlanta-based privacy and data governance vendor says the capital markets want to see a more balanced approach between growth and profitability.
Ransomware-as-a-service, supply chain attacks and the Russia/Ukraine war - they all are factors behind the growing need for digital executive protection outside the traditional workplace. Chris Pierson of BlackCloak shares new research and insights.
BSI Group has expanded its consulting practice beyond just cybersecurity to take on broader questions around digital trust, helping customers address everything from digital supply chain risk to the ethics of artificial intelligence, according to Mark Brown of BSI Group.