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Data breaches have become a common threat in today’s digital world, impacting various sectors, including healthcare. A significant breach occurred recently at Cencora, a major player in the pharmaceutical industry. This incident exposed sensitive health information of countless individuals, highlighting the critical need for robust cybersecurity measures in healthcare. Understanding what happened during the Cencora […]

When you purchase tickets online, you entrust your personal information—names, addresses, and even payment details—to companies, expecting security and privacy. Yet, breaches continue to challenge this trust, exposing personal identifiable information (PII) and shaking consumer confidence during personal information theft. The recent breach involving Ticketmaster, a subsidiary of Live Nation, is a stark reminder of […]

On May 8, 2024, Ascension, one of the largest health systems in the United States, detected unusual activity on its technology network systems, marking the beginning of a significant ransomware cyberattack on hospitals. This breach affected various critical systems, including electronic health records, test ordering, and prescription services, across Ascension’s 140 hospitals in 19 states […]

The rapid evolution of artificial intelligence challenges us to keep pace with its safety and ethical implications. As AI technologies become more embedded in everyday life and integral sectors like healthcare, finance, and security, the need for effective oversight mechanisms becomes crucial. The U.K. AI Safety Institute has risen to this challenge by developing a […]

It seems as if we’re reading about a ‘historic data breach’ or ‘call to action’ for better data security every day now. This time around, anyone who’s ever sought healthcare in the United States or United Kingdom has a reason to care. What Happened? Change Healthcare is a U.S.-based technology company that creates software for […]

The recent security breach at Change Healthcare, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group (UHG), has sent shockwaves through the healthcare industry. Cyber attackers exploited a critical gap in security by using stolen credentials to access the company’s systems, which alarmingly lacked multifactor authentication (MFA). This lapse allowed unauthorized access to sensitive data, exposing vulnerabilities even within […]

Artificial intelligence systems are becoming central to the operations of countless organizations worldwide, driving innovation and efficiency across various sectors. However, this rapid integration also presents a significant AI systems security challenge. As AI technologies become more entrenched, they attract attention from cybercriminals aiming to manipulate or steal critical data. The threat is not only […]

Cyber threats loom larger every day, casting a shadow over global businesses, government agencies, and individual privacy. As hackers grow more sophisticated, the battlefields of cybersecurity evolve, requiring not just defense but proactive, intelligent strategies to stay one step ahead. Traditional methods falter under the weight of emerging risks, prompting a shift towards automation and […]

In a recent development that underscores the critical importance of cybersecurity, Greylock McKinnon Associates (GMA), a prominent U.S. consulting firm, disclosed a significant data breach. This breach, which occurred in May 2023 but was only made public recently, involved the theft of approximately 341,650 Social Security numbers, among other sensitive information. The incident has raised […]

The Scope of the Review The Department of Transportation (DOT) will conduct an industry-wide privacy review of the U.S. airlines. This comprehensive assessment aims to ensure that airlines are responsibly handling passengers’ personal data and not improperly monetizing or sharing it with third parties. The review will delve into several critical aspects: The Importance of […]