In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a South Carolina hacking incident exposing millions of Social Security numbers and a compromised computer at a Hawaii mental health facility.
Connecticut is working to improve its cyber incident response, including updating its breach notification law and enacting a privacy task force. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen explains why.
The late summer breach wasn't discovered until Oct. 10, but the state waited more than two weeks before notifying the public. Gov. Nikki Haley says the state will provide taxpayers with one year of credit monitoring and identity protection.
When it comes to fighting DDoS attacks, institutions must understand the threats against them, says Bill Wansley of Booz Allen Hamilton. Varying attack vectors require different modes of detection and prevention.
A data breach at Northwest Florida State College has affected nearly 280,000 students and employees, exposing their sensitive information. The incident has led to 50 cases of identity theft, the college reports.
Website outages at leading U.S. banks have garnered global attention. But how concerned should European institutions be that they could be the next targets? A London-based security expert shares insight.
A denial of service attack may pose less immediate risk than a data breach - but it's trickier to respond to, says attorney Ronald Raether. What tips does he offer to organizations targeted by DDoS attacks?