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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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Supreme Court sides with Google in its lengthy court battle with Oracle

The Supreme Court has sided with Google in its long legal battle with Oracle, a decision that could have far reaching implications. 

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SolarWinds data breach may lead to changes in notification rules

Members of congress from both parties are considering changes to data breach notification rules following the SolarWinds cyberattack. 

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Router company accused of downplaying serious data breach

The IoT device company Ubiquiti has found itself in hot water for failing to fully disclose the extent and severity of a data breach to users.

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Increased threats causing investors to rethink cybersecurity

While cybersecurity threats can still cost major corporations in IT budgets and court expenses, the impact on their stocks is smaller than it once was, partially as a result of “investor fatigue.”

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DOD ramps up cybersecurity funding following recent cyberattack

2021 has seen a mix of progress and setback for the Department of Defense, as the agency looks to improve its cybersecurity capabilities following a major exploit.

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Data breach poses legal issues for children’s hospital

Data breaches don’t just cost time and money, they may leave you vulnerable to litigation. A San Diego area children’s hospital was recently sued after its information vendor was the victim of the largest healthcare data breach of 2020.

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British Airways to pay massive sum for 2018 cyberattack

British Airways recent decision to settle with customers who were harmed by a 2018 data breach shows the importance of maintaining a proper cybersecurity plan. 

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