Eight class action lawsuits filed in the wake of a 2011 data breach involving TRICARE, the military health program, and affecting nearly 5 million individuals have been consolidated into one case that will be handled by the U.S District Court in Washington, D.C.
A new guide has been released by the Information Commissioner's Office to help small and mid-sized businesses improve their IT security. Which threats should most concern them, and how can they use the guide?
British Columbia Institute of Technology has notified students, faculty and staff that a computer server containing personal medical information of 12,680 individuals was accessed by an unauthorized party.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a stolen, unencrypted hospital laptop and an Australian phone provider leaking information on hundreds of thousands of customers.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a phishing e-mail affecting U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission employees and a cruise line accidentally e-mailing sensitive passenger information.
The FTC claims hackers targeted the Wyndham hotel chain's network and exported debit and credit data to a domain in Russia. What do the breaches mean for card issuers, and what action should they take?
A new malware intelligence system created by Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to create an information sharing center. How will the system work and how can organizations participate? GTRI's Chris Smoak furnishes the answers.
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services has agreed to pay $1.7 million to settle a HIPAA case stemming from a relatively small breach. Federal authorities listed numerous security shortcomings at the department, which oversees Medicaid in the state.