Data Breaches

Read: CHS/Community Health Systems to Pay $5M for Data Breach

CHS/Community Health Systems to Pay $5M for Data Breach

The settlement is over a 2014 data breach that affected approximately 6.1 million patients in 28 states.

Read: What We Know So Far About the Universal Health Systems Ransomware Attack

What We Know So Far About the Universal Health Systems Ransomware Attack

The company said the ransomware attack has forced its facilities to revert to using offline processes and documentation methods.

Read: Hackers Publish Student Data When Las Vegas Schools Refuse to Pay Ransom

Hackers Publish Student Data When Las Vegas Schools Refuse to Pay Ransom

The release of information is an escalation in tactics by hackers taking advantage of school districts relying on distance learning during the pandemic.

Read: Increase Your Defenses Against Cyber Attacks Now

Increase Your Defenses Against Cyber Attacks Now

The coronavirus and current political turmoil have led to an increasing number of cyber attacks. Campuses must immediately take more precautions.

Read: Average Cost of Data Breach in Healthcare Industry Hit $7.13 Million in 2020

Average Cost of Data Breach in Healthcare Industry Hit $7.13 Million in 2020

The average cost for a healthcare data breach is 84% more than the global average.

Read: More than 1,000 Parents Sign Open Letter Calling for a Ban on Facial Recognition in Schools

More than 1,000 Parents Sign Open Letter Calling for a Ban on Facial Recognition in Schools

The letter is a part of a new effort by Fight for the Future, the digital rights group behind BanFacialRecognition.com that will specifically focus on K-12 schools.

Read: Study: On Average, Data Breaches Cost $3.86M Each

Study: On Average, Data Breaches Cost $3.86M Each

One out of five data breaches was due to an attacker using previously exposed employee credentials, and misconfigured cloud networks were used by attackers nearly 20% of the time.

Read: College in Kansas City Victim of Ransomware Attack

College in Kansas City Victim of Ransomware Attack

The students and staff members who were possibly impacted by the ransomware attack were notified back in June.

Read: Report Finds Cybercriminals Are Targeting the Cloud

Report Finds Cybercriminals Are Targeting the Cloud

Due to COVID-19, organizations are shifting business-critical applications to hybrid-cloud environments, which is increasing the attack surface.

Read: UCSF Medical School Pays $1.14 Million to Criminal Hackers

UCSF Medical School Pays $1.14 Million to Criminal Hackers

The Netwalker ransomware gang originally demanded $3 million, but the payment was negotiated down by a UCSF official.

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