Yahoo Billion Account Breach May Push Enforcement

Yahoo! Inc.’s disclosure of a billion-account data breach—its second major breach revelation in three months—will increase the likelihood of regulators taking public data security enforcement action, privacy and security professionals said Dec. 15. Edward J. McAndrew, a cybersecurity partner at Ballard Spahr LLP in Philadelphia, told Bloomberg BNA that it would be “very surprising if…

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Let the Experts Be Your Guides: Cybersecurity for Companies in Australia and Singapore

Cybersecurity is at the top of the agenda today in many boardrooms and executive suites. Two recent books of essays published by Forbes, in association with Palo Alto Networks—Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for Directors and Officers—Australiaand Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for Directors and Officers—Singapore—offer expert guidance. This…

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After a Cyberattack, Germany Fears Election Disruption

BERLIN — After hackers infiltrated the German Parliament’s computer network in May 2015, it took nearly a year before the country’s intelligence agency concluded that the attack was most likely the work of their Russian counterparts. Last week, when 900,000 Germans lost access to internet and telephone services, it took a matter of hours before politicians began…

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