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American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) Data Breach : Why It Happened & What Can You Learn? (24 Million Customers Affected)

24 million customers is approximated to be affected through this third party breach.  The data breach experienced by American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), a third-party bill-collection vendor for the health institutions, affected 17 health institutions including the United States’ biggest lab testing companies, Quest and LabCorps. The affected institutes include Quest Diagnostics (12 Million),Laboratory Corporation Of… Read More »American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) Data Breach : Why It Happened & What Can You Learn? (24 Million Customers Affected)

Cable One Data Breach : Why It Happened & What Can You Learn?

Cable One Inc. on 16 August 2019, said that a data breach earlier this year could have affected the personal information of some current and former employees, but also could have reached some of those employees’ family members. Although Cable One (NYSE: CABO) said it is not aware of any misuse of information as a… Read More »Cable One Data Breach : Why It Happened & What Can You Learn?

Steps To Build An Enterprise Third-Party Risk Management Program

Vendor or enterprise third party risk related breaches are at an all time high. Several of the high profile breaches like Uber, Amazon, British Airways & more has been caused due to 3rd party. Most of the major security related framework, guidelines, compliance and regulations has made 3rd party risk management a mandatory part of overall security program. Following are the key steps for building an effective third party risk management (vendor risk management) program.

Capital One Hacked : Why It Happened & What Can You Learn?

Capital One data breach affected over 106 million people, 140,000 Social Security numbers, 80,000 bank account numbers,1,000,000 Social Insurance Numbers … The breach had taken place about 4 months back however it took some time before the breach was realised, in-fact it took an external tip for Capital One to realise something had happened. The… Read More »Capital One Hacked : Why It Happened & What Can You Learn?