Data Breach

8 Reasons You Need a Data Breach Attorney

With growth in digital data has come a growth in data breaches. The need for greater protection means you need a data breach attorney. Data breaches aren’t restricted to hackers gaining access to your electronic data. It can also apply to people gaining access to printed materials. Negligence may beWith growth in digital data has come a growth in data breaches. The need for greater protection means you need a data breach attorney. Data breaches aren’t restricted to hackers gaining access to your electronic data. It can also apply to people gaining access to printed materials. Negligence may be

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America First! (in Data Security Breaches)

In the United States we pride ourselves on being world leaders, but not when it comes to the number of data security breaches that we fall victim to. According to a report published by The Hill, the United States outpaced the rest of the world concerning the number of dataIn the United States we pride ourselves on being world leaders, but not when it comes to the number of data security breaches that we fall victim to. According to a report published by The Hill, the United States outpaced the rest of the world concerning the number of data

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NH Strengthens Healthcare Cybersecurity in Response to 2015 Hack

In New Hampshire, state officials are diligently working to update and strengthen the state’s computer systems against breaches after there was a cybersecurity breach in 2015 involving the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The DHHS press release regarding the data breach can be found here. AccordingIn New Hampshire, state officials are diligently working to update and strengthen the state’s computer systems against breaches after there was a cybersecurity breach in 2015 involving the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The DHHS press release regarding the data breach can be found here. According

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How Do Customers Perceive Businesses After a Data Breach?

Nothing can be quite as devastating to a business’s customer base than a data breach. How do customers perceive businesses after a data breach? What was once a highly-trusted, well-regarded company could be quickly downgraded to an untrustworthy, irresponsible company after a data breach. The public generally perceives data breaches as aNothing can be quite as devastating to a business’s customer base than a data breach. How do customers perceive businesses after a data breach? What was once a highly-trusted, well-regarded company could be quickly downgraded to an untrustworthy, irresponsible company after a data breach. The public generally perceives data breaches as a

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Cyber Attacks are on the Rise for Small Businesses

Cyber security is something that small businesses should take seriously. Many small businesses tend to neglect cyber security because they typically do not think that they are a target for hackers. However, the number of cyber attacks made on small business entities has been on the rise for the pastCyber security is something that small businesses should take seriously. Many small businesses tend to neglect cyber security because they typically do not think that they are a target for hackers. However, the number of cyber attacks made on small business entities has been on the rise for the past

Breach Notification Laws Impose High Penalties

When there is a data security breach, there are state and federal data breach notification laws that places time limits on when those who are affected must be notified. A failure to make a timely notification of the data breach can be quite costly. Several state data breach notification lawsWhen there is a data security breach, there are state and federal data breach notification laws that places time limits on when those who are affected must be notified. A failure to make a timely notification of the data breach can be quite costly. Several state data breach notification laws

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Is Your Smart TV at Risk of a Ransomware Cyberattack?

As the number of physical devices that are connected to the internet increases so too does the threat of cyberattacks on physical devices that are part of the Internet of Things. Practically everything that has electronics nowadays is connected online in what is known as the Internet of Things. Vehicles,As the number of physical devices that are connected to the internet increases so too does the threat of cyberattacks on physical devices that are part of the Internet of Things. Practically everything that has electronics nowadays is connected online in what is known as the Internet of Things. Vehicles,

FDA: Make Medical Device Cybersecurity a Top Priority

  At the end of December, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued new guidance for medical device cybersecurity. The new guidance encourages medical device developers and producers to make cybersecurity of networked medical devices a top priority throughout the product development lifecycle. It did not take long after the  At the end of December, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued new guidance for medical device cybersecurity. The new guidance encourages medical device developers and producers to make cybersecurity of networked medical devices a top priority throughout the product development lifecycle. It did not take long after the

Massachusetts Publishes Archive of Yearly Data Breaches

The Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation has published an archive of yearly data breaches, which provides data breach statistics collected by the office from 2007 to the present. These statistics clearly show that data breaches are on the rise in Massachusetts. Since 2007, in which there were 30The Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation has published an archive of yearly data breaches, which provides data breach statistics collected by the office from 2007 to the present. These statistics clearly show that data breaches are on the rise in Massachusetts. Since 2007, in which there were 30

Watch Netflix? Beware of the Latest Email Phishing Scam

A Netflix phishing scam has been identified and users in the United States are being cautioned about an email that targets credit card information and other personal data. A California-based cyber-security firm recently identified a phishing email campaign affecting the popular video streaming service’s customer base. This latest attack isA Netflix phishing scam has been identified and users in the United States are being cautioned about an email that targets credit card information and other personal data. A California-based cyber-security firm recently identified a phishing email campaign affecting the popular video streaming service’s customer base. This latest attack is