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Data Breach Costs Soar, But Companies Don’t Want to Spend: IBM  

Despite skyrocketing price tags for data breaches, many organizations remain unwilling to increase their spending on cybersecurity. That’s one of the key findings of a new study from IBM Security.


Apple, Fitbit Users' Data Found In Unsecured Database  

Security researchers have discovered a non-password-protected database containing more than 61 million user records involving wearable devices from Apple and Fitbit. So reports Fierce Healthcare.


Data Poisoning Could Be Next Big Cybersecurity Risk  

As artificial intelligence proliferates, cybersecurity experts warn that the next major cybersecurity threat may be data poisoning—that is, tampering with the data that AI models use for machine learning.


2019 U.S. Data Breach Numbers Are In—And They’re Mixed

A final tally of U.S. data breaches for last year shows an overall increase, but cybersecurity pros could point to some underlying success stories as well. So reports MarketWatch.


Three Massive Data Breaches Reach Three Disparate Resolutions

Three of the largest compromises of consumers’ personal information have in recent days each come to three starkly different moments of reckoning, demonstrating the wide variety of cyber attacks and the stubborn complexity of dealing with them.


Democratic Bill Would Fine Credit Bureaus for Data Breaches

Newly reintroduced legislation by a group of Democrats in Congress would slap fines on credit reporting agencies if they compromise consumers’ information. So reports The Hill.


California Bill Would Broaden Definition of Personal Data

California lawmakers have introduced legislation that would expand the state’s definition of personal data, potentially tightening breach disclosure rules for companies gathering California residents’ information. So reports CNN.


BlackRock Accidentally Exposes Details of 20,000 Clients

About 20,000 financial advisers who are clients of BlackRock had their names and other personal information exposed after a data leak at the world’s largest asset manager. So reports Bloomberg.


Massachusetts Passes Tougher Data-breach Law

Massachusetts has enacted a law that puts new requirements on organizations that experience a data breach. So reports the National Law Review.


6 Steps to Data-Driven Transformation

We’re now well into the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The First Industrial Revolution was about steam and railroads, the Second about electricity, and the Third brought about by the Internet. AI, the basis of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, will completely change the way business is done and companies are run in the next five to ten years, just as the Internet has done in the last ten. The transformation will be bigger than that any previous revolution has brought about.


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