Category: Data loss

Data loss

The best free file recovery software 2018

April 25, 2018

Via: TechRadar

We all know the importance of making regular backups, but that’s of little comfort to anyone – even those with good backup regimens – who suddenly find themselves confronted by the stomach-churning feeling of data loss. That’s why it’s always […]

Data loss, Network security

Have We Reached Data Breach Fatigue?

April 12, 2018

Via: Security Week

With RSA Conference about to convene, it’s a good time to think about the year (OK, this time it is 14 months) that has passed since the last RSA Conference and wonder if we have made any real, discernible progress. […]

Data loss, Network security

2.6 Billion-Plus Data Records Breached Last Year

April 12, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Every minute, nearly 5,000 data records are lost or stolen somewhere around the globe: that’s more than 7.1 million a day. New data from security firm Gemalto’s annual Breach Level Index calculated more than 2.6 billion data records were compromised […]

Data loss, Privacy protection

Apple unveils new privacy feature

March 30, 2018

Via: The Hill

Apple is offering a new privacy feature on all of its devices that will inform users whenever their data is being collected by one of the company’s services. As part of their latest software update, Apple will start showing users […]

Data loss, Vulnerabilities

Serious Flaws Affect Dell EMC, VMware Data Protection Products

January 8, 2018

Via: Security Week

Data protection products from both Dell EMC and VMware are impacted by three potentially serious vulnerabilities discovered by researchers at Digital Defense. EMC told customers that its Avamar Server, NetWorker Virtual Edition and Integrated Data Protection Appliance products have a […]

Data loss, Network security, Security

Alteryx: a new massive data leak

December 22, 2017

Via: Panda Security

Researchers based in California reported that the information of 123 million US households had been found exposed on the internet. Every single person with an Amazon Web Services (AWS) account and the correct URL has been able to access the […]

Cyber-crime, Data loss, Hacker

Nissan Canada Informs 1.1 Million Customers of Data Breach

December 22, 2017

Via: Security Week

Nissan Canada revealed on Thursday that the personal information of some customers may have been compromised as a result of a data breach discovered by the company on December 11. The incident affects individuals who have financed their vehicles through […]

Cloud security, Cyber-crime, Data loss

Five mental shifts we must make to achieve security beyond perimeters

December 20, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Data centers aren’t exactly going extinct, but given the massive shift to public clouds, you need to make some significant adjustments if your mindset doesn’t already include or understand the cloud. The problem is that not every organization knows how […]

Cyber-crime, Data loss, Hacker

Is a Good Offense the Best Defense Against Hackers?

December 15, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

A proposed new law could make it legal for companies to hack back against attacker. But will it work? Destruction, loss of data, intellectual property theft, fraud, embezzlement, disruption to business, restoration—globally, the costs of dealing with hacking are staggering. […]

Data loss, Phishing

News in brief: Linux advice for Equifax; fired over phish; Security.txt standard proposed

September 19, 2017

Via: Naked Security

Writing on the Double Pulsar site, infosec practitioner Kevin Beaumont suggests Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) would have saved Equifax from the disastrous breach it disclosed earlier this month. If you’re going to have Apache Struts facing the internet, SELinux is the way […]