The federal tally of major health data breaches has grown substantially in recent weeks. Incidents added over the last month provide examples of the variety of risks that healthcare entities continue to battle.
Karl Schimmeck of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association won't discuss reports about the group's alleged backing of the formation of a cyberwar council, but says financial institutions must play a role in protecting critical infrastructure.
A federal judge has denied Target's motion to halt the discovery process in the class action lawsuits filed against the retailer in the wake of its December 2013 data breach. Target has yet to file its planned motions to dismiss most of the claims.
The Massachusetts attorney general has reached a $150,000 HIPAA settlement with a Rhode Island hospital in the wake of a 2012 data breach that affected 14,000 patients, most of whom were from Massachusetts.
A district court in Illinois has dismissed a consolidated class action lawsuit seeking damages from Michaels Stores Inc. for a card breach the arts and crafts retailer suffered starting in 2013. Find out the grounds for the court's dismissal.
Infrastructure security used to be more manageable. But it's far more complex in today's cloud environment. Carson Sweet of CloudPassage shares insight and strategies to improve cloud infrastructure security.
eBay faces a class action lawsuit stemming from an early 2014 breach that resulted in 145 million customers having their personal information compromised. The suit contends the breach was the result of the company's "inadequate security."
The website of the European Central Bank has been breached and contact information for event registrants stolen. The breach only came to light when a hacker attempted to obtain a ransom to return stolen data to the bank.