Equifax Breach: 143 million identities stolen, 1 lesson to learn… SaaS and IaaS Cloud provider encryption is NOT enough to secure your data.

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Equifax Breach: 143 million identities stolen, 1 lesson to learn… SaaS and IaaS cloud provider encryption is NOT enough to secure your data. If you are an American with a credit history, chances are that you are impacted by the latest data breach fiasco, i.e. the Equifax breach. Although data breaches have flooded the news for the past couple of …

Equifax hack exposes substantial gaps in the U.S. Privacy Laws

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As Equifax scrambles to address the massive damage the recent data breach caused, affecting 143 million U.S. consumers and leaving them vulnerable to identity theft for their entire lives, one cannot help but think about why it was allowed to happen in the first place. Why Equifax did not face the constant monitoring and auditing that the banks do? Why …

CipherCloud’s 2015 Cloud Security Predictions


More Sony-like hacks ahead It all started with the Target breach disclosure and executive suite fall-out, security moved up as a boardroom issue. Similarly, Sony was the master breach of 2014 that keeps on giving. The breadth of the Sony breaches and the company’s underwhelming cyber attack preparation have surprised everyone. Here is a profitable multi-national with tech roots but …


Breach Reported at JPMorgan Chase Demonstrates a Need for Data Encryption

Banking/Financial Services, In the News, Latest Trends

In the annals of massive, potentially game-changing data breaches, this summer’s JPMorgan Chase breach, which the New York Times reports has “compromised the accounts of 76 million households and seven million small businesses,” may be one of the most significant, despite the fact that thus far, the only information that appears to have been stolen has been accountholder contact information …


Home Depot Data Breach Response Shows Prevention is the Best Vaccine

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Another day, another data breach. That is, at least, the way it sometimes seems. One of the highest-profile hacking victims in recent memory is Home Depot, which last month disclosed that it had suffered a massive breach of its POS systems, resulting in the exposure of 56 million Home Depot customer payment card numbers between April and September of this …