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Capital One Breach Does Not Mean the Cloud is Insecure

Financial services organizations and many other enterprises have hesitated to go all in the cloud, citing concerns about depending on a third-party to protect the data, and the Capital One breach may encapsulate their fears. But the fact is, the cloud provides security benefits, so long as proper controls are put in place.

Cloud, Data Breaches

Capital One Breach Highlights Challenges of Insider Threats

The breach of Capital One data on Amazon Web Services is a insider threat story. Defending from malicious insiders is a different ballgame than from outsiders.

Insider Threat, Data Breaches

Equifax Settles Data Breach Lawsuits

Equifax settled the various lawsuits from federal and state regulators and consumers related to its 2017 data breach for up to $700 million. Hefty price tag not withstanding, the data for 147-million victims is still out there and there's not much consumers can do about it.

Data Breaches, Finance, Government

Slack Reveals New Details on 2015 Compromise

Four years after an intrusion, Slack has discovered new details about the incident and moved to reseat many users' passwords.

Data Breaches, Passwords

Mayors Pledge No More Ransom Payments

The United States Conference of Mayors unanimously agreed to not pay any more ransoms following ransomware attacks against municipal networks.

Ransomware, Data Breaches, Disaster Recovery, Backup and Restore