Ransomware attacks in the U.S. are on the rise, with one report showing that they increased by 68% in 2023 alone. These attacks have become more frequent and sophisticated as cybercriminals are deploying advanced tactics and demanding higher ransoms in each ransomware attack. This troubling trend has affected numerous organizations, with Evolve Bank & Trust being the […]

In an era where data breaches are becoming alarmingly frequent, a recent hacking incident has brought the security of cloud platforms sharply into focus. The breach in question involves the theft of sensitive data from Ticketmaster through its cloud provider, Snowflake. This incident, far from being an isolated event, spotlights the vulnerabilities arising from interconnected digital services […]

The June 26th announcement by Evolve Bank and Trust that they had fallen victim to a data breach sent shockwaves through the entire fintech and tech community. What was once thought an impenetrable bastion became a stark example of the glaring vulnerabilities of digital systems despite considerable advancements in cybersecurity. Unsurprisingly, this has raised questions and concerns […]

Microsoft recently admitted that it cannot ensure the sovereignty of UK policing data within its cloud services. This revelation poses serious questions about the security and legal compliance of sensitive law enforcement information stored on its servers. This issue strikes at the heart of a growing dilemma governments face: balancing the advantages of modern cloud […]

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 […]