EFF Report: Amazon's RING App Distributing PII To 3rd Parties

EFF Report: Amazon’s RING App Distributing PII To 3rd Parties

PII? We don't need no PII... Read all about it in the EFF's startling on-target reportage ...
Concentric

Concentric Applies Deep Learning Algorithms to Data Security

Fresh off raising an additional $7 million in funding, Concentric has launched a tool that employs deep learning algorithms to enable cybersecurity teams to identify documents and repositories where sensitive data has ...
Security Boulevard
British retailer fined half a million pounds for poor cybersecurity hygiene

British retailer fined half a million pounds for poor cybersecurity hygiene

Companies that fail to protect themselves online no longer need to fear only the bad guys lurking in the hidden corners of the internet. Increasingly, they need to worry about the good ...

Companies That Request PII From Vendors Must Protect It

In my line of work, it is often a requirement to provide our customers with background information on the employees who will be performing on-site professional services. This is not in itself ...

Domain Provider ‘Network Solutions’ Announces Data Breach

In a recent statement, the world’s first Internet domain name provider, Network Solutions, revealed that they were the target of a data breach. The company announced that an unknown third-party acquired unauthorized ...

Rogue Staff Member at Leading Cybersecurity Company Leaks Customer Data

| | Data breach, Data Security, pii
It's always an unfortunate occurrence when a company gets hit by a cyberattack. When a cybersecurity company gets breached, then the alarm bells should certainly start to ring ...

How Artificial Intelligence will Affect Patient Data Protection

Following the successful introduction of Alexa’s healthcare services earlier this year, Amazon has announced that its AI, Textract, is now HIPAA eligible. Textract offers a machine learning service that scans healthcare-related texts ...
Adobe exposes 7 million Creative Cloud accounts online

Adobe exposes 7 million Creative Cloud accounts online

Creative software giant Adobe has issued a security notice confirming the embarrassing exposure of over 7 million user accounts, potentially leaving users vulnerable to phishing scams. On Friday, an Adobe blog entry ...
Kalispell Regional Healthcare Says Phishers Might Have Accessed Patients’ PII

Kalispell Regional Healthcare Says Phishers Might Have Accessed Patients’ PII

Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KPH) revealed that a phishing attack might have exposed patients’ personally identifiable information (PII). Over the summer of 2019, KPH learned that several employees unknowingly handed their business email ...

New Jersey Data Breach Notification Law

New Jersey’s Data Breach Notification Law Went Into Effect on Sept 1 to Include Account Takeover PII Data As of Sept 1st, 2019, businesses based in New Jersey are now required to ...