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

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.

Watch Your Back: FDIC Admits 50+ Data Breaches of Personal Info in 2015, 2016

Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) suffers 50 security breaches in 2015 & 2016. Substandard processes & tardy notifications complicate matters.

Amazon AWS Cloud Data Leak: Accenture IP Exposed

Confidential Accenture Cloud data was exposed on Amazon Web Services (AWS), UpGuard reports. The big question: Can anyone properly configure AWS security?

Equifax CEO Resigns Amid Hacker Cybersecurity Breach Fallout

Equifax CEO Richard Smith retires & forfeits consideration for annual bonus amid continued fallout from the company’s massive cybersecurity breach.

SEC Launches Cybersecurity Unit Following Hack, Clumsy Disclosure

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), in reaction mode following a major hack & poor post-breach communications, launches cybersecurity unit.

Verizon Suffers Second Data Leak on Amazon AWS Cloud

Confidential Verizon information exposed on Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud, Kromtech Security Research Center says. Second Verizon-AWS leak this year.

Larry Walsh Describes Security’s One-Dollar-More Dilemma

In theory, big breaches should trigger a surge in security spending. But don’t overlook the other components of the security paradigm, Larry Walsh says.

SEC Watch: “Observations” from SEC’s Cybersecurity 2 Initiative

A recent OCIE report is a valuable resource for any SEC-regulated firm looking to improve its cybersecurity compliance, Patterson Belknap asserts.

SEC Cybersecurity Breach: Did Hackers Profit From Vulnerability?

An SEC EDGAR breach in 2016 may have opened the door for illicit gain, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosed Wednesday.