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States continue to push new data breach notification legislation

So far, 2021 has been the year of the data breach notification law. Most of this new legislation is being passed at the state level.

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2021 could be a record-setting year for data breaches

A new report from the Identity Theft Resource Center suggests that 2021 could break the record for the most data breaches in a year ever.

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Ransomware attack leaves thousands of businesses vulnerable

A large-scale ransomware attack perpetrated by a Russia-based hacking group left businesses scrambling this holiday weekend.

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LinkedIn Denys Existence of Potential Data Breach

LinkedIn has denied that sensitive user information was compromised and instead connected a reported data breach to a scraping attack from earlier this year.

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Reports of Java vulnerabilities throughout 2021’s first half

Evidence of Java’s inherent detriment to the security posture of organizations that rely on tools made with the language continued to surface during the first six months of 2021.

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McDonald’s and Volkswagen data breaches show that major corporations can be vulnerable

With recent data breaches at McDonalds and Volkswagen, it’s clear once again that major corporations are just as vulnerable to cybersecurity problems as their counterparts with fewer resources.

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Data Breach Notification laws are in the works across the country

As data breaches have continued to increase in frequency and severity, new legislation is making its way through statehouses across the country.

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Breach worries continue for pandemic-related data

With so much personal data involved in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s not shocking that new healthcare data breaches are occurring.

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Data breaches in education are a problem around the world

Education organizations around the world should be wary of hackers trying to access their student’s personal information.

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Facebook data breach from 2019 comes to light

The personal data of about 533 million Facebook users was recently discovered on a hacking forum. So far the social media company has kept mostly quiet on the matter.

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