The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) filed charges against First American Title Insurance Company for exposing customer bank account numbers, mortgage and tax records, Social Security Numbers, wire transaction receipts, and drivers’ license images.
Honeypots were the first form of deception technology. IT security researchers started using them in the 1990s, with the intent to deceive malicious actors who had made it onto the network into interacting with a false system. In this way, honeypots could gather and assess the behavior of the malicious actors. They were not created for threat detection. However, things have changed a great deal in the years since honeypots were created – including deception technology.
Ryan Rubin has joined Ankura, a global business advisory and services firm, as Senior Managing Director. Based in the London office, Mr. Rubin will leverage his more than 23 years of industry, global "Big 4" and boutique experience to help clients holistically manage complex cybersecurity and information technology challenges from the boardroom to the network.
Tala Security’s Global Data at Risk - 2020 State of the Web Report indicates that sensitive data like PII and credit card information has never been more at risk - and security effectiveness is declining, as the vast majority of global brands fail to implement controls to prevent data leakage and theft.
July 14, 2020
Despite increasing numbers of high-profile data breaches, forms found on 92 percent of websites expose customer data to an average of 17 domains, according to Tala Security's Global Data at Risk - 2020 State of the Web Report
The Federal Trade Commission launched a new tool that explores data about problems military consumers may experience in the marketplace. For the first time, data about reports the FTC has received from active duty service members and veterans will be available online in an interactive dashboard at ftc.gov/explore data.
According to a Linklaters analysis, there has been a major increase of data breach notifications to data protection authorities, with an average increase in notifications of 66 percent compared to Year 1 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’).
“There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked, and those that will be.” When former FBI Director Robert Mueller spoke those words in 2012, he sounded hyperbolic. Almost a decade later, it seems prophetic.
This month in Security magazine, we examine how physical security leaders are being propelled into a unique position of revenue preservers and risk managers for their businesses. In addition, we profile Scott Ashworth, Director of Security for Atlanta United. Also, security leaders discuss how to develop cybersecurity careers, election security, data protection strategies, measuring and reporting security operations maturity and more!