Monthly Archives: January 2015

How Did the State of the Union Address Cybersecurity?

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If you have any interest in cybersecurity, recent data breaches, or data protection, you were probably anxious to hear what President Obama would cover in his State of the Union address last week. I recently wrote a brief summary of the recent events leading up to the flurry of legislative talk about cybersecurity – from the Sony hack in November…

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What’s Behind the Push for Cybersecurity Legislation?

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President Obama is adamantly pushing to standardize how data breaches are reported to consumers and stakeholders at the federal level, potentially ending decades of state-specific policy that varies wildly from state to state. Tuesday night’s State of the Union address solidified cybersecurity’s place in the list of current national priorities, but there was an astonishing lack of attention paid to…

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Chick-fil-A: The First Data Breach of 2015

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If 2014 was “the year of the data breach,” then 2015 is already carrying the torch. Just two days into 2015, Chick-fil-A announced an investigation they’re conducting into a potential data breach with payment cards used at their locations. Chick-fil-A was forthcoming with consumers and interested parties in a press release posted to their website on January 2, which also…

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Data Breach Battle Brews Between Banks and Retailers

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Data breaches took center stage in 2014 for major corporations and banks alike, fueled by major occurrences with an unprecedented amount of media attention. As companies and consumers pick up the pieces, the conversation is shifting to how data is stored and processed, and who is to blame when a breach takes place. Retailers fighting back Recent reports from Independent…

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