Breaches

Digital diagnosis: Why are email security breaches escalating in healthcare?

Last year, 1 in 3 people in the US were hit by healthcare data breaches in a record year for cyber-attacks on the sector, while this year has already seen one of the most serious attacks in history when Change Health was hit by ransomware gang ALPHV. The ongoing digitalization of health services data may […]

The Healthcare Breach Report: Hacking and IT Incidents on the Rise

This post was originally published by Will Houcheime. The vast majority of healthcare organizations utilize and store highly sensitive data, such as protected health information (PHI) and personal data such Social Security numbers, personal financial data, and more. For our annual Healthcare Breach Report, we analyzed data from the US Department of Health and Human Services’ “Wall of Shame” to […]

The Healthcare Breach Report: Breaches on the Upsurge

This post was originally published by Juan Lugo. The vast majority of healthcare organizations utilize and store protected health information (PHI), which is composed of patients’ sensitive information. HIPAA, the privacy rule that classifies PHI, describes protected health information as medical history, Social Security numbers, personal financial data, and more.  Read more here:https://www.bitglass.com/blog/the-2020-healthcare-breach-report Photo:www.csoonline.com

BREACHES INCREASED IN 2019, BUT THE NUMBER OF EXPOSED RECORDS DECLINED

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. The number of U.S. data breaches bumped up 17% in 2019 but despite the increase, the volume of sensitive consumer records that were exposed declined substantially by 65%, according to a newly published report. Read more here: https://blog.isc2.org/isc2_blog/2020/02/breaches-increased-in-2019-but-the-number-of-exposed-records-declined.html Photo:www.identityforce.com

Verizon’s 2019 DBIR Documents over 2,000 Breaches

This post was originally published here by Ben Rice. The 2019 Verizon Data Breach Incident Report (DBIR) has finally arrived. I haven’t been this excited about 2019 since New Years Eve! In this blog, I will parse some of the more interesting conclusions from this year’s DBIR and talk about how this report provides guidance […]

Monster-Sized Breaches Spell Disaster for the Enterprise

This post was originally published here by Will Houcheime. In the past few years, some major organizations have underestimated the importance of maintaining security over their data and infrastructure as they migrated to the cloud. This has led to many devastating breaches that have affected hundreds of millions of people around the world. Public corporations, private companies, […]

Healthcare Breaches and the Rise of Hacking and IT Incidents

This post was originally published here byJacob Serpa. In the course of their day-to-day operations, healthcareorganizations handle an extensive amount of highly sensitive data. From Social Security numbers to medical record numbers and beyond, it is imperative that these personal details are properly secured.  Each year, Bitglass conducts an analysis and uncovers how well healthcare organizations are […]

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Apple, Cryptocurrency, and Mass Breaches

This post was originally published here by Will Houcheime. Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:  Apple app developers advised to reveal and remove screen recording code 60% of cryptocurrency public hacks claimed by two major hacker groups 617 million user accounts placed for sale on dark web South Africa’s main electricity provider experiences data […]

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Breaches Expose Millions of Emails, Texts, and Call Logs

This post was originally published here by Will Houcheime. Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:  773 million email accounts published on hacking forum Unprotected FBI data and Social Security numbers found online Millions of texts and call logs exposed on unlocked server South Korean Defense Ministry breached by hackers Ransomware forces City […]

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Quora and Healthcare Breaches

This post was originally published here by Will Houcheime. Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:  100 million Quora users affected by data breach First multi-state healthcare breach impacts 3.9 million Australia’s anti-encryption bill becomes law Unprotected MongoDB server exposes 66 million Malware attack undetected for four years 100 million Quora users affected […]

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