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Cybersecurity breaches, attacks, data and customer privacy issues involving compliance regulations like HIPAA, PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley and more.

Please: No More GDPR Related Compliance Deadline Blog Posts!

Set up an email client filter that sorts GDPR messages directly into spam … but only if you’ve truly started your journey towards GDPR compliance early.

GDPR Deadline Is Coming: 4 Big Steps to Prepare

On May 25th, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) goes into effect. Here’s how to prepare.

Three Uber Security Managers Resign After Massive Breach

Three senior managers in Uber Technologies Inc.’s security unit resign as breach controversy continues.

More Than Buzzwords: Cyber Risk Governance

Cyber risk governance requires strong executive leadership, a strategic framework for associated processes and related technological components.

Uber Data Breach Fallout: Alleged Coverup By Chief Security Officer, Attorney

Uber discloses 2016 data breach that affected 57 million drivers & customers. Chief security officer and attorney allegedly hid breach.

GDPR Compliance: 72 Hour Data Breach Notification Rule Is Good Idea

GDPR will require organizations to notify the Supervisory Authority (SA) of a data breach within 72 hours of discovering the breach. Can companies comply?

Tarte Cosmetics Database Leak: Nearly 2 Million Customers Exposed

How a Tarte Cosmetics database leak exposed personal info for nearly 2 million customers. The problem: User error involving misconfigured Mongo database.

IT Service Provider Agrees to Pay Data Security Breach Settlement

Samanage USA, which offers cloud-based IT support services, agrees to pay a $264,000 settlement related to Vermont health care exchange breach.

Equifax Flunked Index Provider’s Cybersecurity Test A Year Ago

A financial index provider foretold Equifax’s data breach more than a year ago, saying the rating agency “is vulnerable to data theft & security breaches.”

Amazon AWS Cloud Data Leak: 150,000 Patient Home Monitoring Identities

A misconfigured Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud bucket exposed 150,000 Patient Home Monitoring customers on the Web, Kromtech Security Center said.