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By Securities Docket on April 1, 2016, 3:52 pm
Cybersecurity Docket announces its inaugural “Incident Response 30”—our list of the 30 best and brightest data breach response lawyers in the business.
By Securities Docket on April 1, 2016, 8:55 am
Get caught up with the Cybersecurity Docket News Wire for March 31, 2016.
By Securities Docket on April 1, 2016, 8:01 am
Verizon Enterprise Solutions has confirmed they were the victim of a data breach last week. The B2B division of the telecommunications company, which has responded to some of the largest data breaches in the world, told KrebsOnSecurity they discovered the security flaw that allowed the hacker to steal the contact information of 1.5 million Verizon Enterprise customers. […]
By Securities Docket on April 1, 2016, 8:00 am
“We need your help!” the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a confidential “Flash” advisory that was dated March 25 and obtained by Reuters over the weekend. Ransomware is malicious software that encrypts a victim’s data so they cannot gain access to it on their computers, then offers to unlock the system in exchange for […]
By Securities Docket on April 1, 2016, 7:59 am
Forty-seven states have their own laws about when companies, including law firms, must disclose a breach. These laws typically require companies to disclose data thefts when an entity gets unauthorized access to “personal information,” a term whose definition that varies by state. Personal information usually means names, credit card numbers and Social Security numbers. Another important question: To […]
By Securities Docket on April 1, 2016, 7:57 am
According to the 2nd annual BakerHostetler Data Security Incident Response Report phishing/hacking/malware was the cause of 31% of data security incidents during 2015, revealing a shift from 2014 when human error was the leading cause…. via BakerHostetler Data Security Incident Response Report Reveals Being ‘Compromise Ready’ Better Positions Companies to Respond to Incidents