#Privacy: Hospital data breaches are seriously impacting patient care

Research by Vanderbilt University and the University of Central Florida investigated the relationship between breach remediation efforts and hospital care quality.  Researchers analysed breach data from 3,025 hospitals between 2012-2016. It was found that breaches appear to have a serious negative impact on patient care, with the mortality rate increasing.  The research detected an increase […]

#Privacy: Survey finds half of US firms respond to cyber attack too late

Gurucul, a leader in behaviour based security and fraud analytics technology for on-premises and the cloud, has announced that nearly half of the companies surveyed for the 2020 Insider Threat Report are unable to remediate insider threats until after data loss has occurred. The Cybersecurity Insiders and Gurucul study found that lack of visibility into […]

#Privacy: Cybersecurity workforce needs to grow by 145% to close US skills gap

A new study from ISC² estimates the current cybersecurity workforce at 2.8 million professionals and estimates that 4.07 professionals will be needed to close the skills gap (4.07 million professionals). The 2019 (ISC)2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study indicates a necessary cybersecurity workforce increase of 145%. In the U.S. market, the current cybersecurity workforce estimate is 804,700 and the shortage of […]

#Privacy: Forecasts predict US holiday period cybercrime increase fuelled by major data breaches

Fraud increased 30% overall in Q3 2019 and bot-driven account registration fraud is up 70% as cybercriminals test stolen credentials in advance of the holiday retail season in the USA. The Q4 Fraud and Abuse Report released recently by Arkose Labs, the platform that bankrupts the business model of fraud and abuse, provides deep insights into […]

#Privacy: Advanced BYOD for Microsoft 365 users

Lookout, Inc has announced a new, strategic integration to secure bring-your-own-devices (BYOD) for Microsoft Office 365 users. Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security now supports Microsoft Intune app protection for unmanaged devices to enable organizations to continuously protect corporate data from compromise. This extends existing Lookout support for fully managed Intune devices to provide additional security for Intune […]

#Privacy: Canada data breach tally soars since new privacy laws arrived

Since November 1st, 2018, The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has received 680 security breach reports, which is six times the volume received during the same period one year earlier. According to the The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s report, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) went into effect Nov. 1st, 2018. Organizations subject to PIPEDA are required to […]