In a letter, U.S. Rep. Robert C. Scott, chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor, urged the acting federal education secretary to open a federal investigation into Florida's Pasco County school district's practice of sharing student data with law enforcement.
Code42 pulled some anonymized, aggregated data from Incydr, a SaaS data risk detection and response solution, showing how users move and exfiltrate data and files. The most exposed type? Business documents.
On average, organizations experience 180 incidents involving sensitive data, or one every 12 working hours, according to Egress. The three top causes of outbound email data breaches include: the wrong recipient added, wrong file attached or replying to a phishing scam.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a business advisory to American businesses warning of risks associated with the use of data services and equipment from firms linked to the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
Despite many companies' best efforts to combat cybercrime, it persists and is increasingly costly. Here’s a look at some of the latest technologies that may be able to turn the tide against malicious hackers because they can still deliver performance and function at the necessary scale.
Though a lot of attention regarding ransomware has been given to the way in which attackers phish their way into a network, one of the crucial aspects of ransomware attacks is attacker dwell time. Ransomware criminals can lurk around in networks and quietly spy around on your data, waiting to get their hands on information of higher value to get more compensation. Learn how to stop it.
Recent data from Risk Based Security revealed that the number of records exposed has increased to a staggering 36 billion in 2020. There were 2,935 publicly reported breaches in the first three quarters of 2020, with the three months of Q3 adding an additional 8.3 billion records to what was already the “worst year on record.” Here, we bring you our list of the top 10 data breaches of 2020.
As discussed in our prior post, on November 12, 2020, the European Commission published a draft implementing decision on standard contractual clauses (SCCs) for the transfer of personal data to third countries and draft standard contractual clauses. Once finalized, the SCCs will replace the existing SCCs for data transfers out of the EEA.
The choices you make when a cyberattack happens are critical. They can either mitigate the damage or make it worse. Even those companies that have built robust defenses miss an important step: a comprehensive response plan that will guide them in the event of a breach. So, what steps can you take to ensure business resilience and continuity?
ON DEMAND: IP geolocation data, which maps the IP address of a device connected with the Internet to a geographic location, has been helping inform online business decisions for almost 20 years. Although it is no longer the new kid on the digital block, it has become an ever-more essential tool, addressing more varied business needs and applications than ever before – all arising from the growth of anonymous incoming Internet traffic as well as increased numbers of remote workers. This is driving a need for accurate location insights at organizations around the globe.