Hello Kitty Data Breach Compromises 3.3 Million Accounts

Just when parents might have thought it was safe to go back online, another data breach that affects the user accounts of millions of individuals—mostly children and teens—has taken place.

OPM Data Breach Letters Have Gone Out

Last June, the federal government’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM) made a startling announcement: it had been the victim of a sophisticated, large-scale hacking event.

Threat of Amazon Password Exposure

It was only two years ago that shoppers during the Black Friday madness received an unwelcomed gift: their personal details and credit card information were stolen by hackers in what was then one of the largest known retail data breaches.

Another Hotel Chain Becomes the Victim of a Data Breach

Travelers, beware! At least that’s the sentiment of many people who’ve had their credit card and payment information stolen while traveling, specifically while staying in hotels.

Lack of Leadership Can Hurt Data Breach Response

“Poor communications, lack of leadership and lack of board oversight are barriers to effective incident response,” according to a new Ponemon Institute research report titled "The Importance of Senior Executive Involvement in Breach Response."

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