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Point of Sale Systems: Still at Risk for a Security Breach?
Point of Sale Systems: Still at Risk for a Security Breach?
8 Examples of Internal-Caused Data Breaches
8 Examples of Internal-Caused Data Breaches
In the past year, 77% of data breaches involved an insider, according to Verizon. From disgruntled employees committing sabotage to innocent...
How Much Do Healthcare Information Security Failures Really Cost?
How Much Do Healthcare Information Security Failures Really Cost?
Over the past two years, data breaches have cost the U.S. healthcare industry over $6.2 billion dollars, according to the Ponemon Institute's Sixth...
The Real Price Tag of Retail Store Data Breaches
The Real Price Tag of Retail Store Data Breaches
Are retail data breaches a thing of the past? Hardly. In fact, Pricewaterhouse Cooper's (PwC) Global State of Information Security® Survey research...
Hacker vs. Disgruntled Employee vs. Human Error: Which is the Biggest Threat to Data Integrity?
Hacker vs. Disgruntled Employee vs. Human Error: Which is the Biggest Threat to Data Integrity?
It's not uncommon these days for an organization to declare a data breach incident, followed by an announcement of the extent of the breach, and the...
Here are the Details of the JP Morgan Chase Breach
Here are the Details of the JP Morgan Chase Breach
JP Morgan Chase investors were informed of a massive data breach involving 75 million plus households and roughly 6.9 million plus small businesses...
Home Depot 2014 BlackPOS Breach
Home Depot 2014 BlackPOS Breach
According to an updated AP news brief, the management of Home Depot (NYSE:HD) has acknowledged the PCI security breach in its U.S. and Canadian...
HIPAA: Breaches & Fines
HIPAA laws have been revised with the omnibus final rule that took effect on September 23, 2013. It has resulted in an added level of compliance...
2014 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report: POS Systems
In our previous piece regarding the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Reports for 2014, we explored the Executive Summary to give an overview of the...
Michael's Breach Made Possible with POS Malware
Chuck Rubin, CEO of Michael’s Stores, the largest U.S. arts and crafts retailer, has confirmed a Point-of-Sale (POS) payment card system breach in...