Studies across the board indicate that weak usernames and passwords are one of the top causes of data breaches, and I find that information to be unfortunate, because it is preventable. According to a recently concluded survey conducted by uSamp

IT people need to beef up their opinions about cloud security, says a recent report by the Ponemon Institute called “Data Breach: The Cloud Multiplier Effect.” Yes, data breaches occur in the cloud. In fact, it can be triple the cost

You WILL be hacked. Remember that mantra if you’re a business. Business leaders need to realize the effect that a data breach would have on customers and clients—an aftermath of distrust which can take a lot of time and money

The ripple effect continues to haunt Target: It’s expected that seven of its board of directors members may be replaced because they failed to provide effective oversight into the corporation’s data-protection risks. Boards simply need to be more proactive in

Law enforcement agencies detect data breaches before businesses do because the former seeks evidence of the cyber crime, reports a networkworld.com article. Unlike law enforcement agencies, businesses don’t go undercover in hacker forums. Nor do they get court permission to bust

Is it coincidence that Beth Jacob CIO resigned from her job as chief information officer of Target Corporation? Or could this possibly be connected to the data breach that slammed Target in December of 2013, affecting as many as 70

Here’s four chief ways how data breaches happen: Illegal access to information or systems. Personal Identifying Information (PII) data can be illegally accessed via technology such as computer hacking or infecting computers with viruses, Trojans or worms—leading to stolen data or

That very newsworthy data breach that’s still in the news struck 110 million customers, not the more commonly reported 40 million; that’s one-third of the U.S. population. There was also another, but less publicized, breach of huge proportions that occurred to

WE DO NOT SELL DUMPS. DO NOT EMAIL OR CALL  WE DO NOT SELL DUMPS “Dumps” are batches of stolen credit card numbers. In most cases, these stolen numbers were compromised in one of the hundreds of data breaches currently affecting millions

Lately, it seems that barely a day goes by when we don’t learn about a major Internet presence taking steps to further erode users’ privacy. The companies with access to our data are tracking us in ways that make Big