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#cybersecurity | hacker | Cloud Infrastructure IAM Lessons from the Capital One Breach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Cloud infrastructure is the foundation of more companies than ever. As with any foundation, any crack can lead to significant damage to the infrastructure. One potential crack is a trusted identity with unnecessary and excessive privileges. A “trusted identity” is invariably associated with people — employees, […]

#infosec | US Hospitals Fined $2.175M for “Refusal to Properly Report” Data Breach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans An American health services provider has agreed to pay a fine of $2.175m after refusing to properly notify Health and Human Services of a data breach. In April of 2017, a complaint regarding Sentara Hospitals was received by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The complainant said […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | End-of-Life Devices Pose Data Breach Risk

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans End-of-life devices not properly sanitized of data can cause compliance issues and make corporate data vulnerable GDPR, CCPA and the rest of the alphabet soup of privacy laws should have organizations looking more deeply at how and where they store and use data. While most companies […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Pollies to face phishing tests after Parliament breach – Strategy – Security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Parliamentarians and their staff will be subject to phishing email simulations in the wake of the state-sponsored cyber attack against Parliament House earlier this year. The Department of Parliamentary Services will conduct the simulations as part of a new program to test the cyber security awareness […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Why Cybersecurity Breach Survivors are Valued Assets

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Guest article By Ewen O’Brien, VP of Enterprise, EMEA at BitSightNo one wants to talk about their failures, especially in the cybersecurity realm where the stakes are high. But new insight from Symantec and Goldsmiths, University of London, finds that security professionals who have lived through a […]

#cybersecurity | hacker | Data breach causes 10 percent of small businesses to shutter

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Data breaches hitting massive entities like Equifax, Facebook and Target grab headlines, but the impact on small businesses is just as severe with attacks causing bankruptcy or even forcing a firm to shutter its doors. A report issued by the National Cyber Security Alliance, based on […]

Cash #Converters is #HACKED: Cyber #criminals hold UK #customer #credit card numbers, addresses and #passwords to #ransom after major #security breach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hackers who attacked the now defunct website of second hand goods store Cash Converters may have access to the account details of thousands of customers. Usernames, passwords, delivery addresses and potentially partial credit card numbers are among the data believed to have been stolen. The culprits […]

Apple says Russian hackers didn’t breach its developers portal

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Some iPhone app developers were quick to discover an unexpected change in their accounts that suggested Russian-based hackers may have breached Apple’s developers portal. However, Apple issued a statement saying that the error was caused by an internal bug that was soon fixed. Many developers took […]

UK Business to Spend Over £1m Recovering From Data Security Breach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The cost of recovering from of a security breach for UK organisations has been estimated in a new report launched today by NTT Security, the specialised security company of NTT Group. The 2017 Risk:Value report, the company’s third annual study of business decision makers’ attitudes to […]

PHI Security Breach Potentially Affects 2K ND Medicaid Patients

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans On May 10, 2017, the North Dakota Department of Human Services (NDDHS) discovered a report of discarded NDDHS Medicaid claim resolution worksheet documents containing PHI. The papers were reportedly found in a dumpster in Bismark, North Dakota. NDDHS recovered the documents the same day and immediately […]

Hackers breach Kmart’s credit card payment system

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Financially-troubled Sears Holdings has confirmed that hackers recently breached the credit card processing system of some of its Kmart stores, and that the cards of some customers could have been compromised. But Sears said that neither Sears nor Kmart were deeply impacted by the attack — […]

Is your small business prepared for a cyber security attack or data breach?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans When data breaches make headlines, the victims are usually large companies. But there is increasing evidence that small businesses are at even greater risk for cyberattacks that put the business and its customer and employees at risk: 62% of data … The post Is your small […]

Exam cancelled as security breach at sixth form college is probed

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans STUDENTS were sent home from an exam after it was revealed the question paper had been stolen in a possible hacking attack. Bhasvic, in Dyke Road, Hove, cancelled its A-level physics mock yesterday morning after the security breach over the … The post Exam cancelled as […]

Some question government’s responsibility in cyber security after latest breach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans This week’s news about the CIA having the ability to access cell phones didn’t come as a surprise to some. However, there are also those that are concerned about whether or not withholding that information from tech companies is safe … The post Some question government’s […]