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M&A Cybersecurity: Lessons from the Marriott Breach

The new year is a time of reflection and learning from the mistakes of the past. For many organizations, that means re-evaluating their security posture and making improvements—whether they experienced a breach ...
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Marriott lowers estimate of customers affected by breach to 383 million, says 8.6 million encrypted payment cards involved

Following last year’s disclosure that hackers breached its systems, Marriot has released an update on the number of affected customers, the type of data that was leaked, as well as some changes ...
Why other Hotel Chains could Fall Victim to a ‘Marriott-style’ Data Breach

Why other Hotel Chains could Fall Victim to a ‘Marriott-style’ Data Breach

A guest article authored by Bernard Parsons, CEO, BecryptWhilst I am sure more details behind the Marriott data breach will slowly come to light over the coming months, there is already plenty ...
The Quora Data Breach, Facebook's Private Emails, Google Location Tracking - WB46

The Quora Data Breach, Facebook’s Private Emails, Google Location Tracking – WB46

https://youtu.be/0O3rruiS6Z0 This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for December 10th 2018 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: In this week’s episode: the Quora data breach, Facebook’s private emails, ...
Marriott Data Breach and What You Need to Know

Marriott Data Breach and What You Need to Know

Marriott International said its Starwood guest reservation database was breached, exposing the personal info of about 500 million customers. [...] ...
Marriott: The Case for Cybersecurity Due Diligence During M&A

Marriott: The Case for Cybersecurity Due Diligence During M&A

If ever there was a perfectly packaged case study on data breaches, it’s Marriott’s recently disclosed megabreach. Last week, the hotel chain announced that its Starwood guest reservation system was hacked in ...

Cyber Security Roundup for November 2018

One of the largest data breaches in history was announced by Marriott Hotels at the end of November. A hack was said to have compromised up to a mind-blowing "half a Billion" ...

Massive Marriott Data Breach, Secure Holiday Shopping Tips, Phishing Sites Using HTTPS – WB45

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for December 3rd 2018 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: the massive Marriott data breach, secure holiday shopping tips, and phishing sites ...
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Marriott Hotels 4 Year Hack Impacts Half a Billion Guests!

A mammoth data breach was disclosed by hotel chain Marriott International today (30 Nov 18), with a massive 500 million customer records said to have been compromised by an "unauthorized party". The ...
Marriott Reveals Security Incident Involving Starwood Reservation Database

Marriott Reveals Security Incident Involving Starwood Reservation Database

Marriott announced that it recently detected and addressed a security incident involving the Starwood guest reservation database. On 30 November, Marriott revealed that an internal investigation had found evidence of unauthorized access ...