Category: Data loss

Data loss

Cost of data breaches rises, mega breaches cost up to $350 million

July 13, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Hidden costs in data breaches – such as lost business, negative impact on reputation and employee time spent on recovery – are difficult and expensive to manage. For example, a new study found that one-third of the cost of mega […]

Data loss, Network security, Privacy protection, Security

macOS’ Quick Look Cache May Leak Encrypted Data

June 21, 2018

Via: Security Week

The Quick Look mechanism on macOS, which allows users to check file contents without actually opening the files, may leak information on cached files, even if they reside on encrypted drives or if the files have been deleted. According to […]

Cyber-crime, Data loss, Security

Fraud Protection Firm Signifyd Raises $100 Million

May 31, 2018

Via: Security Week

Signifyd, a San Jose, CA-based company that specializes in fraud protection solutions for e-commerce businesses, on Wednesday announced that it raised $100 million in a Series D funding round. The round was led by Premji Invest, with participation from existing […]

Data loss, Network security, Security

6 Ways Third Parties Can Trip Up Your Security

May 29, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

The security risks posed by third parties connecting to enterprise networks are well understood. In recent years, countless organizations have suffered data breaches as the result of a security failure at a vendor, supplier, partner or other third-party with access […]

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 […]