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Category: Data loss


Data loss, Network security

Is your company leaking sensitive data via its Box account?

March 12, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Companies that use Box for sharing files and folders inside and outside the company are inadvertently leaving sensitive corporate and customer data exposed, cybersecurity firm Adversis warns. Their own research discovered much non-sensitive data but also database dumps of customer […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Have we reached peak privacy? How good IAM and privacy can coexist

February 11, 2019

Via: CSO Online

Data privacy has made big headlines in the last 12 months. Wherever we look there is an article about a data breach, a data protection regulation update, or a colleague talking about data privacy. It may have all become too […]


Data loss, Network security

Neiman Marcus to Pay $1.5 Million in Settlement with 43 States for Data Breach

January 11, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Neiman Marcus, the Dallas-based chain of luxury department stores, has agreed to pay $1.5 million in compensation to the 43 states affected by a 2013 data breach, announced Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday. This sum is significantly lower […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Social Security numbers exposed on US government transparency site

September 6, 2018

Via: Naked Security

The US government exposed dozens of people’s personal details, including social security numbers, due to an online mishap on a public transparency portal, it emerged this week. FOIA.gov, a site that centrally administers freedom of information act requests, had been […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Protecting Sensitive Data: What a Breach Means to Your Business

August 29, 2018

Via: Radware Blog

Data breaches have made big headlines in recent years, from Target to Equifax to Hudson’s Bay Co’s Saks and Lord & Taylor. But the growing trend is actually in all the litigation stemming from data breaches. International law firm Bryan […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Dixons Carphone Data Breach discovered in June affected 10 Million customers

July 31, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Dixons Carphone, one of the largest European consumer electronics and telecommunication retailers, suffered a major data breach in 2017, but new data related to the incident have been shared. The situation was worse than initially thought, the company announced on […]


Data loss, Network security

Incident Response Under GDPR: What to Do Before, During and After a Data Breach

July 30, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

The European Union (EU)’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in full effect, but many organizations still don’t have the processes in place to be compliant. According to an IBM survey, only 36 percent of executives said they expect to […]


Data loss, Network security, Vulnerabilities

Data Leak at Robotics Firm Exposes Global Manufacturers

July 24, 2018

Via: Security Week

A publicly accessible server belonging to robotics vendor Level One Robotics and Controls, Inc. contained sensitive documents connected to more than one hundred manufacturing companies. Established in 2000, the engineering service provider offers automation process and assembly for OEM’s, Tier […]


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 […]