Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days.
Below you’ll find a quick recap of topics followed by links to news articles and/or our blog posts providing additional insight. Be sure to check back each Friday for highlights of the goings-on each week!
The IRS announced that more than 100,000 U.S. taxpayers’ information was illegally accessed through the “Get Transcript” web application.
The hackers who got access to over 100,000 personal records through the Internal Revenue Service’s Get Transcript site need lots of information to break in? Experts discuss.
A call center employee at billing company Medical Management, LLC stole thousands of patients’ names, birthdates and Social Security numbers.
The Internet of Things can be a venue for innovation and new possibilities, but it can also be used to break basic notions of privacy and confidentiality.
Researchers have tied a worldwide cyber bank heist to an IP address linked to the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB).
The BIS, an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce that deals with issues involving national security and high technology, has proposed tighter export rules for computer security tools.
The UK’s Oxford, Cambridge and RSA (OCR) exam board has drafted a new GCSE Computer Science course with a major focus on cybersecurity.
Are the one-man cybercrime operators in the shadowy online crime underground the evolved version of the petty thief?
CEOs, CIOs, and CISOs should aggressively identify areas where the organizational status quo is getting in the way of strong cybersecurity hygiene and tear down these legacy walls as soon as possible.
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