Tag: cybersecurity

Data Breach ALERT; Capital One | Vernon Litigation Group

On July 29, 2019 Capital One suffered a historic Data Breach involving 106 million people’s records, including; social security numbers, bank account numbers, names, addresses, credit applications, credit limits, credit balances and other information being compromised. Although historic in nature, this breach differs from those such as Equifax and or Marriott due to principle of the hack. The criminal was not in conjunction with an outside hacking ring nor did […]

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DATA BREACH ALERT! | Vernon Litigation Group

U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION DATA BREACH IS ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF WHY OUTSIDE CONSULTANTS MUST HAVE SYSTEMS DESIGNED TO PROTECT CLIENT ASSETS According to an article in TechCrunch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed that a data breach exposed the photos of both travelers and vehicles traveling in and out of the U.S.  As with many data breaches, an invited vendor or legitimate subcontractor accessed the data and, in turn, […]

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3 Ways Modern Business Is Failing at Cybersecurity

Modern businesses are failing at cybersecurity. Some blame expensive new technology and limited resources, which are preventing businesses from adapting to rapidly-evolving cyber threats. Unfortunately, the real culprits may be the business leaders themselves, many of whom take a largely reactive rather than proactive approach to cybersecurity. It’s difficult to determine the next big threat, so many cybersecurity professionals must address issues as they arise. This practice is a dangerous […]

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