Feb 25, 2020 l Data Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Data Breach

Almost 60% of UK Consumers Affected by Data Breaches in 2019

The number of data breaches that took place around the world in 2019 surpassed all previous years, with a total of 7,098 detected breaches. Although this represents only a marginal increase over the 7,035 breaches documented in 2018, the increase in the total number of records lost is staggering.

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Feb 25, 2020 l Data Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Data Breach

Almost 60% of UK Consumers Affected by Data Breaches in 2019

The number of data breaches that took place around the world in 2019 surpassed all previous years, with a total of 7,098 detected breaches....

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Feb 4, 2020 l Data Security, Data Protection, Data Breach

Accidental Breaches a Top Concern for IT Security Professionals

A recent Egress survey questioned 500 IT security decision-makers and found that accidental breaches are rife within the industry. Over 70% of...

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Jan 24, 2020 l Data Security, cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2020

The only way to break the endless cycles of data breaches is to learn from the past. Businesses are best prepared to take on future cybersecurity...

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Jan 21, 2020 l Data Security, Data Privacy, Compliance, #ccpa

CCPA is Here, but is Your Business Ready?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was approved by the Governor of California in 2018 and as of January 1, 2020 it is in full effect. The...

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Jan 14, 2020 l Tokenization, PCI DSS, Data Security, Data Protection, Compliance

PCI DSS Compliance Lower than Ever

In Verizon’s 2019 Payment Security Report, it was revealed that in 2018 only 36.7% of businesses are fully compliant with the Payment Card...

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Dec 13, 2019 l Data Security, Data Protection, Data Breach

Over 750,000 Applications for Copies of US Birth Certificates Left Exposed Online

Quick question, were you born in the United States? Have you recently applied for a new copy of your birth certificate? Well, you could be one of...

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Dec 3, 2019 l Data Security, Data Breach, PII

Rogue Staff Member at Leading Cybersecurity Company Leaks Customer Data

It's always an unfortunate occurrence when a company gets hit by a cyberattack. When a cybersecurity company gets breached, then the alarm bells...

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Nov 13, 2019 l PCI DSS, Data Security, News

comforte AG to Partner with PCI Security Standards Council to Help Secure Payment Data Worldwide

—As Council's Newest Participating Organization, comforte AG to Contribute to the Development of PCI Security Standards—

Wiesbaden, Germany,...

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Nov 8, 2019 l Data Security, Data Protection, Data Breach, CFO, cybersecurity

Why CFOs Must be Involved in Cybersecurity

Taking cybersecurity seriously is far from being exclusively an IT department issue. Given the impact that a breach can have on the whole company,...

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