Boards, Officers Face New Exposure in Data Breaches

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Cyber risk management has been an issue for IT departments for years. It’s now a problem at the heart of boardroom discussions, too. Case in point: Equifax, which has been hit with dozens of lawsuits from shareholders, consumers and even a credit union, all hoping to recoup losses related to its massive data breach in… Read more »

Schools: The Latest Cyber-Attack Target

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Government agencies, businesses, hospitals and universities have long been targets of data breaches. Now K-12 and even preschools are also at risk, with cyber-attacks aimed at parents’ credit-card numbers, medical data and other sensitive information routinely collected on students and stored on school servers. Schools, unfortunately, make for relatively easy targets. According to a survey… Read more »

Protecting Health Care Operations from Cyber Liability

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One of the nation’s largest pediatric health care providers, Children’s Health in Dallas, was recently forced to pay $3.2 million in federal penalties as a result of breaches in its data. The government imposed the penalties despite the fact that no patients nor their families were affected by the loss of data. The penalties arose… Read more »

The Risks HOAs Face with Social Media

If you run an HOA nowadays, having some sort of social media or community platform for members is becoming commonplace. Unfortunately, so is some of the bad behavior we’ve all seen on social media. Amid the posts about a garage sale here or a lost pet there, we’re increasingly seeing an exchange of hate-filled messages… Read more »