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New York Wants Social Media Companies to be Regulated

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.

Social Media, Data Breaches, Financial Services, Government

Morgan Stanley to Pay $60 Million Fine for 2016 Data Breach

Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay a $60 million fine for its repeated failures to adequately protect customer data when disposing of old equipment.

Data Breaches, Risk Management

Visa Reports POS Malware Infected Two Hospitality Companies

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.

Data Breaches, Malware, Payment Card Breach

Framework Outlines How Companies Should Talk About Breaches

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.

Data Breaches, Incident Response

Compromised Credentials Used in Attack Against Federal Agency

An intruder breached a federal agency’s internal network and accessed data files using compromised credentials and custom malware, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said in an Analysis Report.

Government, Data Breaches