Data Breach Tag

As in recent years, 2017 has been marked by an increasing number of cyberattacks, and indications point to another tumultuous year as we head into 2018. With companies storing more data in the cloud and the number of Internet-connected devices rapidly increasing, the appeal and opportunity...

The Lastline Daily Dose program has been supporting National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) throughout October with daily advice to help individuals and organizations detect and prevent malware-based cyberattacks. We have offered a daily dose of advice on simple steps to online safety (week 1),...

The Lastline Daily Dose program supports National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) with daily tips and advice to help individuals and organizations detect and prevent malware-based cyberattacks. Throughout October, Lastline will offer a daily dose of advice via Twitter (@Lastlineinc), LinkedIn, Facebook, and other social...

One of the most important principles of enterprise security is the rapid detection of a data breach. Unfortunately, many organizations who experience a breach won’t learn about it for months, or even years. In the meantime, today’s fast-paced cyberattacks can cause significant damage to a...

Verizon’s recently released 2017 Data Breach Investigation Report shows that in 81% of the hacking-related breaches that were studied, cybercriminals used stolen passwords to gain access to their victim’s information systems. This sobering statistic highlights the need for organizations to detect and prevent password theft...

Home Depot agrees to pay $25 Million more as a result of their 2014 data breach. Earlier this month Home Depot reached an agreement to pay $25 million more to banks and credit unions as a result of the company’s massive 2014 data breach.  The $25...

Evidence continues to mount that most enterprises need to dramatically improve their cybersecurity. During the last few years, the majority of data breaches were first discovered by entities other than the affected organization—a clear indication that something is wrong. In 2015, research conducted by Intel1 found...