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SEC commissioner: 'our companies, and our country, are under attack'

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 days ago

Corporations need to do more to protect investors from the financial damages of data beaches, an SEC commissioner says.

Medical supply giant Fresenius Medical Care fined $3.5 million for five data breaches

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The list of violations is long, including a lack of necessary encryption and security policies.

Senators introduce bill to counter bad cybersecurity practices in credit reporting industry

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Two Democrats want to provide new regulatory powers for the Federal Trade Commission so that it can punish companies like Equifax and others in the credit reporting industry for poor cybersecurity practices.

How Congress could handle cybersecurity-focused bills in 2018

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

CyberScoop polled a half dozen people who work on cybersecurity policy issues to come up with a verdict on each piece of possible legislation.

DHS confirms data breach affecting more than 240,000 current and former employees

by Greg Otto • 3 months ago

The breach was uncovered during criminal investigation into the actions of a former Office of Inspector General staff member.

Stanford U. official ousted after keeping quiet about huge exposure of sensitive data

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

The data exposure led to controversy about how the school said it dealt out financial aid versus how the process actually worked in practice.

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