Citing the pandemic, the United Kingdom privacy watchdog dramatically reduced the fine against British Airways for its 2018 data breach.
New York’s Department of Financial Services investigated the July attack on Twitter called for greater cybersecurity oversight for major technology platforms, especially social media companies.
Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay a $60 million fine for its repeated failures to adequately protect customer data when disposing of old equipment.
Two hospitality merchants in North America were compromised by point-of-sale malware in May and June of this year, Visa said in a recent technical report.
Organizations are increasingly developing incident response playbooks to plan out in advance what steps to take in case of a security breach—such as an employees accessing files without authorization, a lost computer, or a server compromised by outside attackers. A team of academics from the UK's University of Kent and University of Warwick outlined a comprehensive playbook on how organizations should communicate after a security incident.