Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

Governor Threatens To Prosecute Newspaper That Reported State Security Flaw

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An application on the website of a Missouri education agency enabled the public to search for teachers by name and view their credentials, but it […]

Another Supply Chain Woe

When hackers working for Russian intelligence compromised updates from IT services provider SolarWinds, cybercriminals used the data to target around 100 of the company’s customers. […]

Three Ways To Reduce D&O Cyber Risk

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Cyber risks, including the risk of ransomware attacks, are proving to be a direct threat to company officers and directors. D&O lawsuits targeting officials at […]

Ransomware Gangs Running Their Own Arbitration Forums

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After staging highly successful attacks earlier this year, first on a big meat supplier and then on software company Kaseya, ransomware gang REvil practically became […]

A Russia-Based Growth Industry

$6.3 million here, $4.9 million there and pretty soon you’re talking about real money —  $5.2 billion in this case, which is the amount of […]

Clarity Please! Says Crypto-Mom

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Hester Peirce, aka “Crypto Mom,” one of two SEC Commissioners who recently published a statement slamming the agency for the way it is regulating cryptocurrencies, […]

A New Approach To Preventing Cyberattacks

The Data Loss Prevention model is the commonly used approach for keeping data secure from cyberattacks, but it is increasingly less effective as cybercriminals refine […]

Scammers Scammed

Heaven forfend! The Russian ransomware gang REvil leases its software out to other crooks in exchange for a cut of the profits, but ransomware forum […]

Bipartisan Support For Mandatory Cyber Incident Reporting

Democratic and Republican leaders of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee have introduced legislation that would give set timelines for cyber incident reporting. […]

A New Era of Public Scrutiny

The pandemic has exposed hidden socio-economic rifts in society, and created a global marketplace characterized by increased scrutiny from the public as well as governments, […]

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