A stolen unencrypted laptop recently led to one of the largest health data breaches ever reported in Canada, a nation that lacks federal notification guidelines. Find out how many individuals were affected.
The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote Jan. 10 on two Republican bills addressing breach notification requirements and data security for Obamacare's HealthCare.gov website and health insurance exchanges.
Breach detection provider FireEye has acquired incident response and remediation services company Mandiant , forming a formidable company that can provide soup-to-nuts products and services to detect, mitigate and respond to breaches.
Another federal investigation of a relatively small health data breach has resulted in a financial penalty, this time for a physician group practice in Massachusetts. Find out the details behind the settlement.
Big-box retailer Target has confirmed that a breach that likely exposed some 40 million U.S. debit and credit accounts was caused by a malware attack that infected its point-of-sale system. Find out all the latest details.
On Christmas Eve, Target issued a warning about phishing scams linked to its breach recovery efforts. In response, the retailer says it is launching a dedicated resource page on its website for official communications.
The breach at Target stores that may have affected as many as 40 million credit and debit card account holders is a watershed moment that could greatly raise awareness of cybersecurity risks, says privacy attorney David Navetta.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including the sentencing of a hacker who modified his medical college entrance exam grades and a breach affecting Colorado state employees.