Stu Panensky

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CarePlus Health Reports PHI Data Breach Impacting 11K

A series of programming and printing errors resulted in Explanation of Benefits (EOB) letters being sent to the incorrect CarePlus Health Plan …

Digital Health

FBI to Small Business: Cybercriminals Seeking to Exploit Vulnerabilities

The increasing dependence on the Internet has made cyberattacks a harsh reality for all types of organizations, especially small businesses. It is a …

Cybersecurity

IDG Contributor Network: GDPR is not just a regulatory framework. It’s also a moral and existential blueprint

This is not “yet another” article spooking you with the eye popping “Fines of up to <b>4%</b> of revenue or 20 million Euros for failure to meet GDPR …

Administrative Law

Hiring a web host? FTC has security tips for small businesses

By Lesley Fair<br>Engage, connect, protect was the theme of a series of Small Business Security Roundtables the FTC sponsored last summer. We listened to …

Small Business

US regulator warns companies over cyber attack delays

<b>The main US financial regulator has beefed up its rulebook for companies faced with cyber attacks.</b><p>It includes a warning to corporate insiders about trading in shares before the information becomes public.<p>The Securities and Exchange Commission said firms must provide "timely" disclosure of …

Brian Krzanich

Officials warn of spike in hackers targeting taxpayer data

Federal officials are warning of a spike in phishing campaigns during the IRS’s tax filing season, particularly those targeting information from …

Identity Theft

SMEs Underestimate Cyber Risks Which Could Prove ‘Fatal’: Allianz Report

Small- and medium-sized enterprises are waking up to the realities of cyber risks but still underestimate their exposures, which could prove …

SEC updates guidance on disclosing cyber breaches

Wall Street’s top regulator on Wednesday released updated guidance on how public companies should go about disclosing cybersecurity breaches and …

Cybersecurity

New report details rising cyber risks

Cyber extortion, payroll-diversion phishing attacks, and fraudulent wire instruction are among the growing online threats to business highlighted in …

NIST report presents overview of international cybersecurity standardisation for IoT

The National Institute of Standards and Technology in the US recently released an interagency report on cybersecurity for the Internet-of-Things …

Internet of Things

In the Crosshairs of Hackers: the Human Element in Cyber Risk

By Christof Nelischer, Global Group Treasurer, Willis Towers Watson<p><b>As cyber-attacks continue to dominate the headlines, corporate treasurers prove to</b> …

Can Cardano Replace Bitcoin and Ethereum?

The market's fifth-largest cryptocurrency is built on a third-generation blockchain.<p>The cryptocurrencies bitcoin, ether, and Ripple have attracted …

Blockchain

European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) To-Do List

<b>1.</b> Prepare a data map, which is a report on what personal data the company processes throughout its organization, where that data flows throughout …

Privacy

FedEx Customer Data Exposed on Unsecured S3 Server

Thousands of documents from US and international citizens were exposed on an Amazon S3 bucket configured for public access.

Information Security

Ransomware as a Service - Download Free Ransomware From Dark Web

Researchers discovered a new Ransomware as a service threat available in the <b>Dark web</b> with free of cost without any registration.<p>Instead of …

Ransomware

Business continuity management reduces the average cost of a data breach by £457,949

Ponemon Institute’s 2017 Cost of Data Breach Study: Impact of Business Continuity Management (BCM), reveals that BCM programmes “can reduce the per …

Data Breach

<b>GDPR – Across the European Union and Beyond: Is Your Company Ready?</b><p>By Miles R. Afsharnik, Professional Risk Practice<p><b>T</b><b>he Basics</b><p>The General Data …

GDPR

The High Cost of Cybercrime to Insurers and Banks

Cyberattacks cost financial-services firms more to address than any other industry and the rate of breaches in the industry has tripled over the past …

CEA Report: The Cost of Malicious Cyber Activity to the U.S. Economy

Today, the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) released a report detailing the economic costs of malicious cyber activity on the U.S. economy. Please …

Economics

Cyber Warranties: What to Know, What to Ask

The drivers and details behind the growth of cyber warranties, which more businesses are using to guarantee their products.<p>Solutions providers have …

Cybersecurity

Munich Re's Hartford Steam Boiler Debuts Broad, Small-Biz Cyber Cover

Munich Re’s Hartford Steam Boiler Debuts Broad, Small-Biz Cyber Cover<p>January 25, 2018<p>Munich Re’s Hartford Steam Boiler has started offering what it …

Cybersecurity

Cybercrime by wire fraud – what’s covered?

Perhaps the only thing worse than falling victim to a business email compromise or “CEO fraud” that results in millions of dollars in wire fraud …

Identity Theft

(in)Secure: Companies Must Be Responsible For Security Breaches | Digital Trends

Ted Eytan/Flickr<p><i>(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cyber security.</i><p>Reuters reported on February 6 that the …

Identity Theft

Fired System Admin Sabotages Railway Network

He removed admin account access, deleted files, changes passwords, and caused chaos for his former employer Canadian Pacific Railway.<p>PCMag reviews …

IT security

Never Mind Malware – Social Engineering Will Be Your Biggest Threat This Year

As we enter a new year, IT security teams and cyber-criminals are both already searching for the development that will tip the scales in the on-going …

Ransomware downtime costs European SMBs £71 million

A towering sum of £71 million was lost by European SMBs due to ransomware downtime between 2016 and 2017, proving that businesses of all sizes suffer …

Cybersecurity

36K Notified of Potential Healthcare Data Breach from Mailing Error

A mailing error has led to a potential healthcare data breach for Triple-S Advantage (Triple-S) members, according to an online company statement. …

Identity Theft