Hungry Hackers – Corporate Data Becoming More Savory

Hackers are always chomping at the bit to gain valuable information for a variety of reasons. Some do it for economic purposes, others for a political cause and then there are white-hat hackers that help companies and organizations protect their internal systems. What remains constant throughout most hacking ventures is the want, and sometimes need, to go after valuable…

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Hackers hit D.C. police closed-circuit camera network, city officials disclose

Hackers infected 70 percent of storage devices that record data from D.C. police surveillance cameras eight days before President Trump’s inauguration, forcing major citywide reinstallation efforts, according to the police and the city’s technology office. City officials said ransomware left police cameras unable to record between Jan. 12 and Jan. 15. The cyberattack affected 123…

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U.S. Promotes Risk-Based Data Breach Response Model

The exiting Obama administration has embraced a risk-based approach to data breach preparation and mitigation for federal agencies in an Office of Management and Budget memorandum, cybersecurity professionals told Bloomberg BNA. Lisa M. Ropple, a cybersecurity partner at Jones Day in Boston, told Bloomberg BNA that “this risk-based framework, which is consistent with National Institute of Science…

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