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One Year After Equifax: New Credit Freezes

A year after the massive data breach rocked Equifax, there has been some incremental changes: new state regulations and a federal law for credit freezes. What more needs to happen to get significant improvements in data security and digital privacy?

Data Breaches, Finance Security

BA Breach Another Step in Magecart Group’s Evolution

The attack group known as Magecart has been stealing payment information from sites for several years and is showing signs of maturation with the BA breach.

Data Breaches, Magecart

Data Breaches Have Long-Term Impact on Stock Price

A data breach disrupts day-to-day operations and can hurt the company’s reputation, but the fact that stock prices bounce back pretty quickly makes it seem like the stock market doesn't penalize the company. Analysis by UK-based Comparitech found that long-term impact on the company’s stock performance after a breach.

Data Breaches, Ciso

Data Breach Reports Spike After GDPR

GDPR mandates organizations self-report data breaches, and in the two months since the new privacy regulation went into effect, the number of reports have surged.

Data Breaches, Privacy, Gdpr

A Buyers’ Market: Healthcare Data in Underground Markets

Bundles of personal data records are referred to as fullz on the underground marketplaces by criminals. The data can include names, addresses, phone numbers, social security numbers (SSNs) and date of birth, all of which can be used for medical fraud, impersonation or even extortion. Stolen healthcare information is valued the highest.

Healthcare, Medical Data, Data Breaches