Exterro Webinar: How To Improve Your eDisclosure Strategies In 2020

Exclusive Webinar: How to improve your eDisclosure strategies in 2020 Going live this Tuesday December 3rd, Data Protection World Forum (DPWF) in association with Exterro delves into eDisclosure and challenges the process faces on the rapidly evolving landscape of data privacy legislation.  “How to improve your eDisclosure strategies” brings Managing Director at CohnReznick Advisory, Judy […]

PrivSec200: Recognising privacy and security professionals from across the US East Coast

PrivSec 200 (East Coast) sponsored by OneTrust celebrates the achievements of individuals who are driving forward the much-needed evolvement of privacy and security processes in their organizations. As the world shifts to a privacy and security first frame of mind, it is important those who have a say over the practices of their organizations are [...]

#Privacy: US data center provider struck by ransomware attack

One of the biggest data center providers in the US, CyrusOne announced on Thursday that it has suffered a ransomware attack.  In a statement, CyrusOne revealed that six of its managed service customers, located primarily in New York, have been impacted – thus experiencing  availability issues as a result of the ransomware encrypting devices in […]

#Privacy: Around 44m Microsoft users have reused passwords

Tens of millions of Microsoft users are employing the same usernames and passwords that have been previously leaked online from security breaches.  Microsoft’s threat research team checked over 3 billion credentials obtained from security breaches in 2019, to which the team found a match for over 44 million Azure AD and Microsoft Services Accounts.  “For […]

#Privacy: Nebraska Medicine suffers data breach

An audit on the electronic health records system discovered that an employee was accessing patient records without authorisation. Between July 11 and October 1, 2019 – an employee had gained access to patients’ medical records outside of the employee’s job role and apparently with no particular reason. Compromised information included names, dates of birth, addresses, […]

#Privacy: Global cybersecurity threat outlook for 2020 published

The Information Security Forum (ISF), a resource for executives and board members on cybersecurity and risk management, has announced the organization’s outlook for the top global security threats that businesses will face in 2020. Key threats for the coming year include: The Race for Technology Dominance Third Parties, Internet of Things (IoT) and the Cloud Cybercrime In […]

#Privacy: Most cameras are operating on outdated firmware, study finds

As many as 68.4 percent—or almost 7 out of 10—cameras are currently running out of date firmware, a new study has found. According to research conducted by Genetec, outdated camera firmware, and failing to change default passwords present some of the biggest weaknesses in cybersecurity defense and as the number of interconnected security devices keeps on […]

#Privacy: Sprint contractor exposes over 250K mobile phone bills

Marketing company Deardorff Communications has exposed 261,300 mobile phone bills due to an unprotected cloud server online. The server contained hundreds of thousands of phone bills of AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon subscribers. The bills contained names, addresses, phone numbers and call histories of subscribers.  In some cases, extremely sensitive documents such as bank statements and […]