State Street Corp., the global money manager based out of Boston, is alerting 45,000 customers and employees that they may be at an increased chance of identity theft. More specifically, they’re legacy customers and employees from Investors Financial Services (IBT), a firm that State Street acquired last year. IBT had retained the services of a […] read more
Another hospital in the UK has fallen to a data breach due to the lack of data encryption. The Isle of Wight NHS (National Health Services) has announced that they’re moving rapidly to encrypt their data, and is recommending it to all medical practices, according to the healthcarerepublic.com. I, too, would agree that full disk […] read more
Laptop Losers Hall Of Shame Shows Importance Of Hard Drive Encryption For All Computer Types: A Commentary.
Networkworld.com has a small slideshow of the top ten worst data breaches of all time when it comes to unencrypted data. Of course, these are only known instances, as networkworld.com points out. They also point out that the data breaches could have been prevented if the laptops in question had been secured with hard drive […] read more
The loss of a backup tape from the Bank of New York Mellon is making the rounds on the internet. According to a press release by the Connecticut AG’s office, the backup tape was lost by the storage company that was in charge of keeping the tapes safe, Archive Systems, Inc., not by the bank […] read more