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Posted on 11.25.19 by Michael O'Dwyer

Who is to Blame in Wake of a Data Breach?

We like to assign blame. It seems it’s human nature to be totally knowledgeable in areas that don’t involve us at all.

Posted on 10.21.19 by Michael O'Dwyer

4 Ways to Rescue Your Rep After You've Been Hacked

I’d like to believe that all readers will use this post to prepare for a ‘what if’ scenario but the sad truth is that some of you are reacting to a data breach and lack an incident response plan.

Posted on 10.14.19 by Michael O'Dwyer

Do Customers Really Care About Data Breaches?

How much customers care about data breaches is often dependent on the type of customer data obtained by attackers.

Posted on 07.22.19 by Junko Mizuno

In Japan, Seven-Eleven’s 7pay Payment System is Hit by Fraud

According to Seven-Eleven, some 900 customers using its mobile payment service called 7pay have lost a total of 55 million yen ($510,000) due to unauthorized access to their accounts.

Posted on 06.14.19 by Jeff Edwards

The Real Cost of a Data Breach: Compliance Penalties are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: We are living in the age of the data breach. Now more than ever, our lives are defined by the massive data sets built from our online presence, and now more than ever, they are routinely disrupted when those data sets fall into...

Posted on 06.11.19 by Michael O'Dwyer

Is Big Data Losing its Appeal in the Face of Data Privacy Concerns?

The use of big data by enterprises is almost commonplace at this point, with advocates claiming it aids decision-making, increases revenue and productivity and decreases operational costs. But it comes at a cost to data privacy.

Posted on 02.20.19 by Michael O'Dwyer

Using Managed File Transfer (MFT) To Harden Data Security

How is it that so many organizations focus on perimeter defense but do little to protect the target data inside that perimeter? Wouldn’t it be wonderful to protect sensitive data even if the network is breached?

Posted on 01.11.19 by Greg Mooney

The 3 Biggest Offenders of the GDPR

2018 will go down as the year that the rules changed for data privacy and data protection standards. I’m of course referring to the GDPR that was enacted in May 2018.

Posted on 11.30.18 by Jeff Edwards

Marriott Hotels Discloses Data Breach Affecting 500M Customers

Today, the world's largest hotel chain, Marriott International, disclosed what may be turn out to be one of the largest data breaches in history.

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