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The Data Breach is Over... let the Phishing Begin!

Melissa Stevens | November 10, 2014

Last week it was revealed that more than 53 million email addresses were stolen as part of the Home Depot breach discovered last September. Combined with the 76 million email addresses stolen in the JPMC data breach in June, we're talking...

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What You Can Learn from the JPMorgan Breach

Nick Gagalis | November 6, 2014

Ever since the JPMorgan Chase breach was made public, companies have been watching closely to see the aftermath, the bank's course of action, and any best practices that may be developed as a result.

In this post, I've highlighted some of...

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As we noted in an earlier post, businesses and organizations are tasked with meeting the new compliance standards of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Standards version 3.0 in the coming months. While these standards are meant to serve as a...

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As it appears now, the entire Target breach may be the result of a compromised heating, ventilation, and air conditioning subcontractor that had worked for Target and many other retailers.

According to, “Sources close...

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As more and more details surrounding the Target breach continue to unfold, it's becoming evident just how complicated it can be for investigators and journalists to follow the trail of evidence left behind. The latest reports suggest that...

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Many of the facts surrounding the Target breach still remain unclear, even as details continue to emerge publicly. We still don’t know what the final tally of breached organizations will be, but the list keeps growing. In addition to who...

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Earlier this month, tech security blogs and mainstream news outlets reported on a large data breach that affected banking giant JPMorgan Chase. During the event, which lasted from mid-July to mid-September, the personal information of...

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The local news is abuzz with a story of Boston convention attendees being victims of a credit card data breach.  The impact is small -  only about 300 people have been affected - but there seems to be a lot of finger pointing and shuffling...

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Earlier this year, The Ponemon Institute published a report that we at BitSight have referenced many times.  The report is called "Securing Outsourced Consumer Data" and discusses the results of a survey of 748 organizations who share...

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