September Is Insider Threat Awareness Month

August 26, 2019 Kellep Charles 0

That’s the theme of a new government program designating September as Insider Threat Awareness month. With it, SecurityOrb.com joins our colleagues in government, industry, and education to promote awareness of this critical threat to the nation and your organization.  Beginning next week, we will be making weekly posts on our social media pages on this topic to help us all stay vigilant in our security awareness and in protecting the data entrusted to us. […]

The Capital One Data Breach and What Can You Do to Protect Yourself

July 30, 2019 Kellep Charles 1

In one of the biggest data breaches, a hacker by the name Paige Thompson gained access to more than 140,000 Social Security numbers, 1 million Canadian Social Insurance numbers and 80,000 bank account numbers, in addition to an undisclosed number of people’s names, addresses, credit scores, credit limits, balances, and other information.  […]

MyFitnessPal Data Breach

February 21, 2019 hansb 1

n February 2018, the diet and exercise service MyFitnessPal suffered a data breach. The incident exposed 144 million unique email addresses alongside usernames, IP addresses and passwords stored as SHA-1 and bcrypt hashes (the former for earlier accounts, the latter for newer accounts). […]