Information Security

Facebook data breach lets hackers control 50 million accounts

Facebook announced that hackers had used a weakness in Facebook’s code regarding its “view as” feature this...

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Compliance 101 – Uber has to pay $148 million for its 2016 data breach/coverup

Compliance 101 – Uber has to pay $148 million for its 2016 data breach/coverup

Hackers in 2016 stole personal data for tens of millions of Uber users (and also drivers). Uber...

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GDPR Data Protection

The EU’s GDPR and how it affects data privacy and investment management/technology

The General Data Protection Regulation is the most sweeping global change on data privacy in twenty years....

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SEC fines Yahoo (aka Altaba) $35 million for failing to disclose massive cybersecurity breach

Russian hackers in late 2014 stole Yahoo’s “crown jewels”, hundreds of millions of usernames, emails, phone numbers,...

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cyber security

Average annualized cost of cybersecurity for financial services firms $17M+

Below are a few interesting data points from the Ponemon Institute 2017 Cost of Cyber Crime Study, jointly...

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