Privacy issues in the Philippines have become headline news as 2017 gets underway. In January, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) in that country issued a statement placing the blame for a data breach that put the personal information of millions of voters at risk squarely at the feet of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and its Chairman Andres Bautista.
If your business is dealing with data then ignoring the peace of mind that cyber liability insurance would provide would be foolhardy. In fact, the very survival of a business that stores and leverages customer data in any way may very well depend on good cyber liability coverage.
Equifax breach demonstrates how data breaches are getting bigger and more frequent. Is identity theft protection no longer optional in the digital age?
The 'only install applications from a trusted source' mantra no longer holds true, as supply chain attacks bypass malware detection solutions and practices.
Recently released IAPP-EY Annual Privacy Governance Report 2017 shows that privacy governance is outpacing data breach reporting as a board-level concern.
Consumer trust has taken a hit over the past year. Retailers now need to offer identity protection services to regain confidence of holiday shoppers.
If a massive data breach has been in the news recently – such as the Equifax data breach that impacted more than 143 million Americans – there’s a good chance that other hackers will capitalize on this public data breach to cause greater harm to victims, and open up those already victimized to even more risk.
Misconfigured AWS buckets containing dozens of terabytes worth of social media messages were exposed to the public. The data found in Pentagon's leaked database was gathered by the U.S. military as part of their ongoing efforts to identify so called ‘persons of interest’, revealing the extent of internet surveillance.
The Uber breach that affected 57 million people shows the near complete lack of care at the company with regard to customer data – as well as the company’s inability to learn from previous security mishaps. Are customers already desensitized after hearing data breach after data breach or will this be a wake-up call?
The private sector is increasingly turning to cyber insurance to at least mitigate some of the effects of hacking, however governments across the globe seem to have been slow to take advantage. Given the severity of the cyber threats, is it time for public sector agencies to leverage cyber insurance offerings?