Data Breaches

‘Human Error’ Exposed Lawmakers’ Personal Info in DC Health Data Breach

The benefit exchange’s director testified before a House Committee on the ongoing investigation into a data breach exposing DC residents’ and lawmakers’ data.

Genesis Black Market Dismantled, But Experts Warn of Potential Vacuum

A major coordinated effort took down the black market for stolen data, but experts warn the fight to secure data is ongoing.

Lawmaker and Staffer Health Data Exposed in Insurance Breach

The attack on local insurance company DC Health Link threatens to expose personal information of House lawmakers and Hill staffers.

US Marshals Service Hacked in ‘Major Incident’

This is the second time the agency has been hacked in recent years, adding to a growing number of agencies that have experienced cybersecurity incidents.

FCC Rule Would Require Telecom Providers to Immediately Disclose Sensitive Data Breaches

The Federal Communications Commission’s proposed rule would require telecommunications providers to immediately notify consumers and federal agencies about any breaches involving “customer proprietary network information.”

FTC's Data Security Complaint Against Drizly Sets New Leadership Responsibility

The consequences of Drizly’s lax security measures could echo past the beverage delivery company.

Whistleblower Explains How Twitter Easily Skirted FTC’s Data Security Enforcement

The former public official—and legendary hacker’s—decision to expose what he described as a disastrous security environment at the company has prompted an unlikely alliance in Congress.

Jury: Former DHS Watchdog Official Stole Software, Employees’ Personal Info

The verdict is in for the last holdout in a scandalous scheme to defraud the government.

Cyber-Incident Reporting Legislation Clears House in Bipartisan Spending Bill

The bill, attached to government funding legislation, now moves to the Senate, which recently passed the same incident reporting provisions separately by unanimous consent.

How a Cloud-Security Scaffolding Can Protect Your Multicloud Landscape

Different cloud environments have different security needs. Here’s how to create a cloud-security scaffolding to strengthen protections while reducing manual support.

Report Shows Global Financial Giants Are at Risk of Cyberattacks

A new report by Constella Intelligence raises questions as to whether the sector is doing enough to protect itself.

DOJ to Hit Government Contractors with ‘Very Hefty Fines’ If They Fail to Disclose Data Breaches

Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco promised to use an existing law to go after contractors that don't follow required cybersecurity standards.

Prioritizing Breach Prevention for a Secure Government  

A more secure government happens when hackers are stopped before they can touch critical data and systems—when a breach is prevented, not mitigated.

Survey: Nearly 3 in 4 Organizations Suffered Data Breaches Due to Phishing

More than half of respondents indicated concerns about hybrid work environments and defending against malicious emails. 

People Don't Realize They're Data Breach Victims

The researchers found participants were not aware of 74% of the breaches.