Marriott suffered its second large data breach through two employees’ login credentials that exposed personal information of 5.2 million guests from their customer loyalty accounts.
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.
FEMA has acknowledged a “major privacy incident” where nearly 2.5 million U.S. disaster survivors had their personal information shared with a third-party contractor responsible for setting up temporary housing.
One of the largest GDPR fines to date, the UK ICO's decision found that the travel giant was negligent due to ‘poor security arrangements’ creating a hole that was exploited for two months.
Google admitted that back in March 2018, it became aware of a data breach that may have impacted up to 500,000 users, but failed to disclose it to users or regulators. Are big Silicon Valley tech giants are “too big to trust”?
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?
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.
It’s tempting to draw a connection between cybersecurity skills shortage and data breaches. But the reality is much more complex and data breaches may be a symptom of a larger problem.
Sprint claims recent data breach will not cause risk to fraud or identify theft but the compromised customer information could lead to SIM swap attacks and allow attackers to take over victim’s accounts.