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Recently, a data breach at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) demonstrated once again the vulnerability of data and how even when an organization has seemingly deployed the right tools, security holes can be exploited to gain access to highly sensitive information. OPM is the federal organizat...

By Shannon Perry Last week, CTOVision shared a story from KrebsonSecurity.com, reporting that Home Depot had potentially suffered a large data breach in recent months. At that time, a Home Depot representative acknowledged that the company was investigating “unusual activity” but failed to confi...

The list of corporations affected by data breaches in 2014 continues to lengthen. UPS announced a breach a few weeks ago; eBay announced a breach in the Spring, and we still have not heard the last of the breach that affected Target at the end of last year. Brian Krebs’s cybersecurity blog Krebson...

Data breaches have captured the attention of the American media several times this year. The compromise of Target’s systems and the resulting media coverage cost the corporation hundreds of millions of dollars in the first half of 2014, and the repercussions are far from over. In a recent report, ...

By Shannon Perry Another data breach is making headlines, as eBay.com has revealed that the passwords for its accounts were recently compromised. The peculiar thing about this breach, however, is the way eBay communicated – and did not communicate – the breach to its users. If you visited eBay.c...