A former spokesperson for a large investment firm may have committed an insider breach after exposing confidential documents to The New York Times, Infosecurity Magazine reported.
Two lawmakers reached across the aisle to introduce a new bipartisan bill that aims to introduce a federal data breach standard, The Hill reported.
Identity theft for tax fraud purposes was the No. 1 identity theft complaint in 2014, according to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
With enterprise solutions increasingly involving the Internet of Things that make up the infrastructure necessary to do business, companies need to address threats that could put corporate and consumer data at risk.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved marketing for mobile applications for sharing health care data, HealthIT Security reported.
The Obama administration is working toward improving privacy protection for users of the national health insurance marketplace Healthcare.gov, The Associated Press reported.
Metropolitan State University in Minnesota revealed a data breach that could have exposed the personal information of an undetermined number of people, SC Magazine reported.
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced two men were convicted of an identity theft scheme that stole more than $850,000 from local bank customers in almost four years, American Banker reported.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is facing criticism after potentially exposing the information of thousands of patients, Health IT Security reported.
Local banks in Graham, Texas, were forced to send thousands of new debit cards to customers in the area after a data breach at a nearby retailer, The Graham Leader reported.