data security

39% of Healthcare Organizations Suffered Ransomware Attacks in the Cloud in 2020

As a result of a cloud breach, one in four healthcare organization was fined for non-compliance and 1 in 10 was sued, Netwrix study finds.  IRVINE, Calif., February 24, 2021 – Netwrix, a cybersecurity vendor that makes data security easy, today announced findings for the healthcare sector from its global 2021 Netwrix Cloud Data Security Report.   The survey found that […]

Xiaomi collecting Web Browser Data to send to Remote Servers

Xiaomi, the Chinese mobile manufacture is now caught in a new data privacy scandal as reports are in that the web browser data of Xiaomi smartphone users are being sent to remote servers located in Singapore and Russia.   Surprised a bit on why are the phones sending data to servers located in Singapore and […]

Elon Musk destroys his phone regularly due to Data Security Fears

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and the owner of Tesla is reported to have a strange habit of changing his phone every 10-12 months. And sources say that he does it due to Data Security fears that someone might get hold of that device and somehow dig out data which might play havoc in […]

Amazon and Microsoft battle it out over a US Military Cloud

Tech Giants Amazon and Microsoft are said to be battling for an opportunity to bag a $10 billion project with regards to a US Military Cloud building architecture. Formally called as Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure or shortly called as JEDI, this military intelligence cloud project is said to help the law enforcement in processing vast amounts […]

Ensuring Data Security in Slack

This post was originally published here by Sophia Zheng. Slack is becoming one of the most popular workplace collaboration tools, making the security of the data on the application absolutely vital for the companies that utilize it. Every day, Slack users send countless messages and files to each other, and many companies lack the resources to […]

Grindr Dating app acquisition by Chinese firm raises data security concerns

Cybersecurity experts of the UK argue that the purchase of Grindr dating app by a Chinese firm might raise data security concerns as it might expose the user data to potential hackers and Chinese intelligence. Remember these concerns have started amid the US probe that the acquisition of the gay dating app by a Beijing […]

Ransomware attack on Medical Billing company Wolverine Solutions Group

A Ransomware attack which took place on Medical Billing company called Wolverine Solutions Group (WSG) is said to have compromised data of more than 120,000 Health Alliance Plan(HAP) clients. However, the company spokesperson said on Wednesday that only the data was encrypted on the servers and none of the information was gone outside the network. […]

Facebook rejects a new data security policy of Germany

Germany on Thursday announced that it will impose new restrictions on ways Facebook collects data from users prevailing in the region. But within few hours of this announcement, the world leading social media giant said that it is going to reject the data protection policy of Germany and will appeal to the court by the […]

Travel Apps on Apple iPhones triggering data privacy concerns

Travel apps being used on Apple iPhones are reported to be faultily engaging in the practice of taking a screenshot of iPhone screens without the knowledge or consent of the respective users says research conducted by TechCrunch. Thus, the recent study findings will definitely send an alert to the Apple Inc authorities who otherwise argue […]

Northwestern Partners with Bitglass for Data Security

This post was originally published here by Jennifer Perisho. A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Tom Murphy, the CISO of Northwestern University – a Bitglass customer. After corresponding for a few months, hoping he would meet with us to make a customer testimonial video, it finally happened! Like most […]

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