Developer hangs patient data out in a cloud—for two years

Developer hangs patient data out in a cloud—for two years

In 2015, a developer at UIHC inadvertently put the personal data of about 5,300 patients in an open store in the cloud. UIHC found out about it in 2017.

07/18/17

Insider wreaks havoc on company—after he resigns

Insider wreaks havoc on company—after he resigns

Over the course of several weeks, a former Navarro Security employee used off-the-shelf tools to destroy files, compromise email and redirect the company's web traffic to a competitor.

07/10/17

U.S. defense contractor arrested for giving U.S. secrets to Chinese operatives

U.S. defense contractor arrested for giving U.S. secrets to Chinese operatives

Kevin Mallory, a U.S. defense contractor, was arrested for allegedly passing secret and top secret U.S. documents to Chinese intelligence.

06/26/17

PII of 1 million compromised in Washington State University safe heist

PII of 1 million compromised in Washington State University safe heist

WSU backed up their data for their Social & Economic Sciences Research Center (SESRC) and locked the hard drive in a safe. The safe was stolen and now the PII of 1million individuals has been compromised.

06/21/17

CEO lies, commits fraud, and yes, the startup craters

CEO lies, commits fraud, and yes, the startup craters

WrkRiot CEO Isaac Choi was indicted for defrauding the employees of his tech startup.

06/19/17

Healthcare: Are you prepared to trade privacy for treatment?

Healthcare: Are you prepared to trade privacy for treatment?

The U.S. HHS Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force and the U.K.'s ICO in separate reports highlight the need to better protect patients' information.

06/12/17

Is Waymo's IP in Uber's hands? They may both be victims

Is Waymo's IP in Uber's hands? They may both be victims

Who stole Waymo's intellectual property? Was it an Uber plot to acquire the IP for $680 million of Otto, which was founded by Anthony Levandowski?

06/05/17

China continues to steal high-tech trade secrets

China continues to steal high-tech trade secrets

China continues to steal trade secrets. Six were arrested and seven charged with theft of Trelleborg's dual-use undersea technology.

05/27/17

China's theft of IBM's intellectual property

China's theft of IBM's intellectual property

Guilty plea of Xu Jiaqiang an IBM employee for theft of intellectual property and economic espioange

05/22/17

Iran espionage capabilities have a powerful bite

Iran espionage capabilities have a powerful bite

Look at the threat posed by IRAN to the United States and elsewhere

05/20/17

Did Kaspersky step in dog-doo?

Did Kaspersky step in dog-doo?

How did Kaspersky find themselves in the cross hairs of the US intelligence community

05/13/17

Worldwide threat assessment - The Director National Intelligence's view

Worldwide threat assessment - The Director National Intelligence's view

Director National Intelligence presented his state of the global threats to the United States to the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

05/11/17

Not all is sweet. Swiss intelligence infiltrates German tax authorities

Not all is sweet. Swiss intelligence infiltrates German tax authorities

German tax authorities have been bribing Swiss bank personnel to reveal bank data since 2006. In late-April a Swiss national operating on behalf of the Swiss Federal Intelligence Service was arrested in Frankfurt, and charged with...

05/05/17

China's spy hunting tactics

China's spy hunting tactics

China’s counterintelligence capabilities continue to evolve. The newest arrow in their quiver to detect those who are breaking trust with Mother China is the “bounty” for identification of “suspicious foreigners.”

05/03/17

Need a fix? Steal patient data

Need a fix? Steal patient data

Trusted insiders within the healthcare sector with access to patients, patient data and dispensaries, have unencumbered access to sensitive data and drugs. William Osler Health System (Canada) had one of their insiders break trust and...

04/28/17

China's hand caught in the cookie jar

China's hand caught in the cookie jar

China's hand was caught in the cookie jar, again. In early April 2017, an employee of Siemens was arrested on suspicion of espionage, the theft of trade secrets and intellectual property.

04/19/17

Mopping up after your vendor's data breach

Mopping up after your vendor's data breach

Get out the mop. Your vendor has been breached and your constituents are at risk. That’s what 10 states are doing right now as they clean up after America’s JobLink Alliance Technical Support informed the states of Kansas, Alabama,...

04/10/17

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