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Data Breaches

6 Signs Your Company is Experiencing Data Breaches

Do you always stress about the confidential data your business owns? You have a valid reason to worry because data security risks are a growing concern and the stakes have never been higher. According to a recent report, the global cybercrime cost may reach $10.5 trillion by 2025. Businesses must be vigilant about potential data theft and take proactive measures to protect themselves.

CircleCI Breach: How to Rotate All Stored Secrets ASAP

Yesterday, CircleCI, a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) service, notified the world it had been breached via a critical advisory from its CTO. As a major software delivery pipeline service, CircleCI users store myriad credentials for various services in CircleCI’s “Secrets Store” infrastructure.


European Regulator Fines Facebook Parent Meta $276 Million for Data-Scraping Breach

A leading European regulator fined Meta Platforms Inc., the company that owns Facebook, 265 million euros, or around $276 million, for failing to better protect the phone numbers and other personal information of more than half a billion users from so-called data scrapers.

Recovering Your Business From A Cybersecurity Breach

Did you know that over 95% of cybersecurity breaches are caused by human error? If you've fallen victim to a cybersecurity breach, you must devote time and energy to recovering your business and revamping your cybersecurity strategy. So, how do you recover your business from a cybersecurity breach? Keep reading as we discuss the consequences of a cybersecurity breach, how to handle them, and how to forge a more robust cybersecurity strategy to prevent future violations.

How biometric technology is future-proofing tech operations

The rate at which we see technology advancing has perhaps never been as rapid as it is today. We live in a time in which processing capacities double every 18 months, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created each day, and the tech sector in the US alone has an estimated value of around $1.6 trillion. This rate of transformation has brought many benefits to almost every facet of our daily lives, from leisure and transport to education and employment, though it's the security industry that has enjoyed arguably the most meaningful advancements when it comes to future-proofing their operations.

Top 10 Data Breaches of 2022 (So Far...)

As we are in the midst of the October Cybersecurity Awareness Month of 2022, all of us need to be more cautious than ever regarding the risks surrounding an increasingly complex and lethal cyber threat landscape. Appknox takes this opportunity to join forces with cybersecurity champions and stakeholders to raise awareness about mobile app security. Our aim is to empower everyone to protect their personal data from cybercrime.


Uber Data Breach 2022: What You Need to Know

The world of digital security has been under the spotlight for various reasons in the last year. Several high-profile incidents have directly impacted the general public, from cyber attacks to privacy scandals. Uber is the latest company to be caught up in this whirlwind after hackers managed to breach their security and steal sensitive user data from the ride-hailing service. This article provides an overview of what happened, what went wrong, and what you can do to keep your accounts safe.

Data Breach Prevention Methods in Cloud Computing

Today, cloud computing has significantly contributed to various areas of human life. With increased personal, business, and government data, institutions and service providers have begun transferring most of their activities to the cloud for storage and processing. Various industries, including financial services, healthcare, and real estate, have taken advantage of cloud computing applications. However, the potential for data breaches has also accompanied the many benefits of cloud computing.

How To Secure Your Business Digitally?

If there is one thing you should never handle with levity over your company, then it has to be your data security. There is a consistent record of data breaches occurring every day. And a Risk-based Security report claims data breaches exposed 22 billion records in 2021! That's a massive blow to the confidentiality of private and sensitive records! And the type of crimes these data thefts can be used to perpetrate is even costlier on companies and their customers.

What IT Pros Can Learn from the Marriott Data Breach

Despite the best efforts of individuals to protect their own data, they cannot always account for the cybersecurity shortcomings of larger organizations such as their employers, financial institutions, and healthcare providers entrusted with their personal information. Hotels should also be added to this list of vulnerable entities, as was made painfully apparent in the most recent Marriott data breach.