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New Legislation Could Bring Large Potential Fines for Data Breaches

January 17, 2018

New legislation introduced to the US Senate would see credit agencies face large fines for every single customer whose data they do not properly protect from data breaches. In the aftermath of the Equifax hack, many are looking to tighten regulation and improve cyber s...

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Uber Set to Face Multiple Trials Over Data Breach

December 12, 2017

The data breach Uber suffered back in 2016 cost the company a lot of money at the time. It paid the hackers $100,000 in hush money to conceal the breach and delete the data. That ill-advised cover-up will cost the company a lot more now however, with a multitude of court cases heading...

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Supermarket to Pay for Insider Threat

December 8, 2017

A Supermarket has been found liable in a data leak class-action lawsuit. In 2015, a disgruntled employee proved to be a major insider threat. He released the personal details of 100,000 Morrisons supermarket employees and this ruling sets the way for those affected to claim compe...

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Yahoo to Face Legal Battle Over Data Breaches

September 4, 2017

A U.S Judge has ruled that Yahoo must face litigation on a national scale regarding the huge data breaches uncovered last year. More than a billion people were affected in the data breaches that took place between 2013 and 2106.Judge rulingIt was U.S...

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Uber to Have 20 Years of Cyber Security Checks

August 29, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission, at the end of its investigation into the privacy breaches suffered by Uber in the last few years, has sentenced the organization to 20 years of cyber security checks. The organization behind the widely successful drive share app will be subject to cyber security audits by a third-party at...

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