Capital One: Chronicle of a Data Breach Foretold

The “data breach of the year” involved more than 100M files containing sensitive information of consumer credit card applications at Capital One. The story hit headlines for months, and with much reas...
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Cloud Vector – Cyber Illness, Infection, and How to Contain Them

Infectious Humour Humans have long had strong emotions about the sick, infirm, and deformed. The word monster derives from the Latin word for omen, originating from a time when sick and deformed child...
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Self-Worth: the Cost of Identity

The Weighted Scales of Justice In 2012, BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) of Tennessee paid $1.5M to cover the 2009 breach of 1 million patients’ data—about $1.50 a person. Counting the $17M spent on analys...
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3 Ways to Get a Head Start in the Age of Privacy

There is a lot to think about with the impending Age of Privacy hanging over all of us. As written in Corporate Compliance Insights, there are three key steps to take when considering how to improve y...
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GDPR and CCPA: Data Privacy Is Ready for Its Close-Up

Since May, the “GDPR effect” has been most visible through a myriad of emails from your vendors or favorite companies assaulting your inbox, assuring you of how much they care about your privacy. A fe...
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