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By Securities Docket on February 10, 2020, 12:40 pm
As described in the indictment, the hackers broke into Equifax’s network through a vulnerability in the company’s dispute resolution website. Once in the network, the hackers spent weeks conducting reconnaissance, uploading malicious software, and stealing login credentials, all to set the stage to steal vast amounts of data from Equifax’s systems. While doing this, the […]
By Securities Docket on February 10, 2020, 10:31 am
Colorado Northwestern Community College President Ron Granger blurted out the first thing that came to mind when he was asked in August what he would do for the school if he had the money: build a cybersecurity program. That was a pretty bold idea for a school serving a region best known for outdoor recreation […]
By Securities Docket on February 10, 2020, 10:30 am
Healthcare data breaches are increasing exponentially year after year, and it doesn’t seem like they’re going to slow down any time soon. In order for IT healthcare professionals to take steps to safeguard their systems, it’s critical for them to understand why healthcare data holds so much value for hackers. Healthcare data is valuable on […]
By Securities Docket on February 10, 2020, 10:29 am
U.S. companies are turning to cybersecurity insurance to protect themselves from lawsuits and fines with enforcement of California’s landmark privacy law set to begin July 1, attorneys say. San Francisco-based Coalition, which calls itself the fastest-growing cyber insurance provider, got more than 2,000 requests for policies in December and January to protect against California law […]
By Securities Docket on February 10, 2020, 10:28 am
Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a global professional services firm providing risk, retirement and health solutions, acquired Cytelligence Inc, a Canada-based cyber security firm with deep expertise in Cyber Breach Response, Cyber Breach Investigations, and Digital Forensics. via Aon Buys Cybersecurity Company Cytelligence | FinSMEs.