The fact that Facebook feels that all of our data is its data and that we no longer disagree with that perspective, reminds us that 1984 was just twenty years too early. As Facebook increasingly takes over our lives, our world is becoming Orwellian indeed.
In my years covering cybersecurity, there?s one variation of the same lie that floats above the rest. ?We take your privacy and security seriously.? You might have heard the phrase here and there. It?s a common trope used by companies in the wake of a data breach ? either in a ?mea culpa? email to [?]
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An internal team at the Census Bureau found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed from encrypted data, but with lots of mistakes, a top agency official disclosed Saturday. The age, gender, location, race and ethnicity for 138 million people were potentially vulnerable.
Around 617 million online account details have been stolen from 16 hacked websites, and these have been placed are on sale by the criminals on the dark web. Cybersecurity experts tell Digital Journal about the implications.
Data breaches aren't easy to deal with, particularly if you are of the opinion that companies are people, too Having seen, been part of, and lent a shoulder to many a breach, here are nine of the common ways that companies tend to respond to breaches. Delayed response A delayed response is when a breach has occurred, and the company is informed a long time after the fact, usually when the data appears on a dark web sharing site. The company sometimes informed by law enforcement, or by reading about it on Brian Krebs' blog. Complicated response (traumatic or prolonged) A complicated breach becomes severe with time and can impact the entire company. This can be the case when regulators step in to look at a breach. Were you PCI DSS compliant? Well not anymore. Did you have European citizen data? Well say hello to my little GDPR friend. Disenfranchised response Disenfranchised breaches are where the company experiences a loss, but others do not acknowledge the importance or impact. For
Data is everywhere, and ripe for the mining. It can help financial firms offer better services and can help healthcare providers set up payment plans tailored to individual clients? needs ? and make sure revenue is not left on the table. But data can only be useful if it is sliced and diced and used [?]