New Yorks SHIELD Act

New Yorks SHIELD Act

New York’s governor Andrew Cuomo has signed off on the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act. This requires businesses to maintain reasonable safeguards for people’s personal information. The definition of a reasonable safeguard scales with the...
Insider Threat at Lion Air (Update)

Insider Threat at Lion Air (Update)

In our last blog post, we discussed the Lion Air data breach, which affected 46 million customers. Lion Air subsidiary, Malindo Air, recently revealed that their data breach was caused by two former contractors.  GoQuo, Malindo Air’s e-commerce provider,...
Insider Threat at Lion Air (Update)

How to Prevent the Lion Air Databreach

Indonesian airline carrier Lion Air experienced a data breach that exposed the records of over 35 million customers. Passport information, home addresses, and phone numbers were posted on data exchange forums. No payment information is thought to be affected. The...
How to Prevent the Mastercard Data Breach

How to Prevent the Mastercard Data Breach

90,000 members of Mastercard’s Priceless Specials program had their data stolen and shared online. After discovering the breach, Mastercard suspended the German program and requested that all third party vendors delete program user information from their...
Government Organizations Are Not Ready for Cyberattacks

Government Organizations Are Not Ready for Cyberattacks

The Government Accountability Office has released a report outlining the cybersecurity shortcomings in various government organizations. The report found that many organizations had a risk manager in place, but did not have any plans for cybersecurity. They lacked a...