In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest breaches, including a hacking incident in Iran affecting 3 million and an incident at Emory Healthcare involving 10 missing backup disks with information on 350,000.
A court has granted final approval of the settlement of a class action lawsuit against University of Hawaii stemming from five data breaches over a three-year period that affected nearly 96,000 individuals.
To expose security flaws in Iran's banking system, one hacker took an extreme step: He stole details on 3 million debit accounts. One fraud expert warns that similar hacktivist attacks are likely worldwide.
What's the best strategy for communications after a data breach, like the one suffered by Global Payments Inc.? Bob Carr, CEO of Heartland Payment Systems, discusses what to say in the weeks following a breach.
To respond to a security incident, an organization must first be aware of it. But too many intrusions go undetected, says Rob Lee of SANS Institute. That's the first problem that needs to be addressed.
The cost of a data breach is down, say the latest Ponemon Institute study. But as the Global Payments breach shows, organizations still have many reasons to be concerned, says researcher Larry Ponemon.