The Information Ultra-Highway
Solving the Pandemic Cybersecurity Crisis
1. Neiman Marcus, Data of 350K customers, 16 July to 30 October 2013 2. Target, Data of 40M customers, 27 November to 15 December 2013
1. Michael’s, Data of 2.6M customers May 8, 2013 and January 27, 2014 2. White Lodging, 168 Hilton, Marriott, Starwood hotels, February 2014 3. Aron Brothers, Data of 400K customers, 26 June 2013 to 27 Feb. 2014 4. Sally Beauty, Data of 280K customers, March 2014 5. Affinity Gaming, 11 Casinos, May 2014 6. State of […]
“Hackers Tapped Bonanza of Data for Traders, U.S. Says” Hackers sold advance press releases, stolen from newswires, to 9 stock brokers who profited in the equity markets with timely trading activities. Source: Wall Street journal, 12 August 2015 “Hackers Stole Social Security Numbers From 21.5 Million People in Recent Data Breach, U.S. Says” Source: Huffington […]
“Hollywood hospital pays $17,000 in bitcoin to hackers; FBI investigating” “Since 2010, at least 158 institutions, including medical providers, insurers and hospitals, have reported being hacked or having information technology issues that compromised patient records, federal records show.” Source: Los Angeles Times, 18 February 2016
Hear From Industry Experts
Across the board, there is a universal lack of confidence among adults in the security of everyday communications channels—particularly when it comes to the use of online tools. Across six different methods of mediated communication, there is not one mode through which a majority of the American public feels very secure.
We’re trying to remain profitable for our shareholder. So, you make risk-based decisions: What’re the most important things that are absolutely required by law? [ Sony takes] the protection of personal information very seriously and invests heavily in controls to protect it.
“Security is a business issue, not a technical issue.”