Data Breaches

A Data Responsibility: Leveraging the Power of Trust to Drive Growth

By Nathan Vega, Vice President, Product Marketing & Strategy, Protegrity Companies are increasingly relying on data to drive business growth and support consumer appeal because we’re in an era where data is the most valuable asset a company can have. However, this data originates from a demographic not well-versed in data security nuances, trusting companies: […]

Avoiding Cloud Breaches: Top 5 Misconfigurations to Watch For

In today’s digital landscape, the migration to cloud computing has revolutionized how businesses operate, offering unparalleled flexibility, scalability, and efficiency. However, with great power comes great responsibility, and the improper configuration of cloud environments can lead to devastating data breaches. Let’s delve into the top five cloud misconfigurations that often pave the way for security […]

Influence of data breaches on Merger and Acquisition deals

Data breaches have become increasingly common in recent years, and they can have a significant impact on merger and acquisition (M&A) deals. In this article, we will explore the influence of data breaches on M&A deals and the steps that companies can take to minimize their risks. Information breaches can have a severe impact on […]

Online streaming services were cyber attacked 30 billion times last year

Research conducted by Akamai Technologies reports that online streaming services witnessed data breaches over 30 billion times last year. This includes those companies streaming video and music content to online users. The American Content delivery and Cloud services provider’s study named State of Internet/Security: Credential stuffing: Attacks and Economies- Special Media Report states that the […]

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Dow Jones, TurboTax, and Indane Data Breaches

This post was originally published here by  Will Houcheime. Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:  Dow Jones’ watchlist of high-risk individuals breached $7.7 million in EOS cryptocurrency stolen by hacker TurboTax credential stuffing attacks exposes tax returns US security agency targets Russia’s ‘troll factory’ Millions of Aadhaar numbers leaked by gas company, Indane Dow […]

Data Breaches on the Rise in Financial Services

This post was originally published here by Jacob Serpa. Financial services organizations are a prime target for hackers looking to steal and sell valuable data. This is because these firms handle sensitive information known as PII, personally identifiable information, as well as other financial data. In Financial World: Breach Kingdom, Bitglass’ latest financial breach report, the Next-Gen CASB reveals information about […]

The Difference Between Data Security and Privacy

Repeat after me, data security is not privacy. Privacy is also not data security. These two terms are often used interchangeably, but there are distinct differences as well as similarities. Yes, data security and privacy have a common goal to protect sensitive data. But they have very different approaches for achieving the same effect. Data […]

Majority of Australian Data Breaches Caused by Human Error

This post was originally published here by Rich Campagna. It wasn’t long ago that the first breach under the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s (OAIC) Privacy Amendment Bill was made public. Now, OAIC is back with their first Quarterly Statistics Report of Notifiable Data Breaches. While the report doesn’t offer much in the way of detail, it does highlight […]

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