Cyber Risk News, Vol. 217 – February 19, 2020

Among the stories we’re highlighting this month: more ransomware attacks, more lawsuits, WaWa customer data for sale on the dark web, first wave of lawsuits citing CCPA hits the courts, and a study proposing that six big businesses could have saved $71 billion if they’d had proper antivirus solutions in place.

Cyber Risk News, Vol. 216 – January 22, 2020

We bring to your attention a sampling of recent media stories involving cyber risk & privacy liability. Among the stories we’re highlighting this month: ransomware attacks continue to grow in number and severity, more lawsuits in the healthcare and retail sectors, a severe security breach (web skimming attack) of an online school accounting platform, a

Cyber Risk News, Vol. 215 – December 18, 2019

We bring to your attention a sampling of recent media stories involving cyber risk & privacy liability. This month we’re highlighting a $14M ransom and $6M settlement in the healthcare sector, more ransomware attacks on public entities, the expanding scope of the Desjardins data breach, and the largest GDPR fine to-date. Don’t miss the items

Cyber Risk News, Vol. 213 – October 3, 2019

We bring to your attention a sampling of recent media stories involving cyber risk & privacy liability. This month we’re highlighting the growing menace of ransomware, big breaches in retail and social media, a new study from AppRiver on the cost of data breaches for SMEs, and alleged failures of corporate executives to handle breaches

Cyber Risk News, Vol. 212 – August 13, 2019

We bring to your attention a sampling of recent media stories involving cyber risk & privacy liability. This month we’re highlighting cloud risk, a new IBM study on the cost of a data breach, cybercrime against public entities, big penalties from the UK’s ICO, along with the usual suspects – hackers, malware and ransomware. Don’t

Cyber Risk News, Vol. 211 – July 10, 2019

We bring to your attention a sampling of recent media stories involving cyber risk & privacy liability. This month we’re highlighting vendor risk, cloud risk, critical-infrastructure risk, security flaws, and the usual suspects – hackers, malware and ransomware. Don’t miss the items in ORANGE below. CLOUD Ford, TD Bank Files Found Online in Cloud Data

Cyber Risk News, Vol. 210 – May 23, 2019

We bring to your attention a sampling of recent media stories involving cyber risk & privacy liability. This month we’re highlighting a mysterious hacker group that’s targeting software supply chains, more monster breaches, new class actions, multimillion-dollar settlements, third-party breaches, and more! Don’t miss the items in ORANGE below. TECHNOLOGY A Mysterious Hacker Group Is

Cyber Risk News, Vol. 209 – April 23, 2019

We bring to your attention a sampling of recent media stories involving cyber risk & privacy liability. This month we’re highlighting massive data breaches, class actions lawsuits and settlements, ransomware attacks, theft of IP/trade secrets, theft of payroll money, and more! Don’t miss the items below in ORANGE.

Cyber Risk News, Vol. 208 – March 5, 2019

We bring to your attention a sampling of recent media stories involving cyber risk & privacy liability. This month we’re highlighting massive regulatory fines (NERC, HIPAA, COPPA, GDPR), legal settlements, hackers, blockchain vulnerability, and more! Don’t miss the items below in ORANGE. ENERGY NERC fines Duke Energy $10 million for cybersecurity failings North Carolina-based Duke