Target pays out largest multi-state settlement after breach: $18.5 million

Target has reached an agreement with 48 states related to its 2013 credit card breach that impacted 41 million Target customers.

Fallout from the Yahoo hack: 4 things it means for you

A Yahoo security breach has affected more than 1 billion accounts. This is an almost inconceivable security incident, easily surpassing the 500 million user breach Yahoo admitted to earlier this year. So chances are you or at least some of your users have been victims of the attack. Here’s what you need to know. 

Here’s what a data breach will cost you now

The costs of a data breach can be huge. You stand to lose customers’ respect, confidence from the board and damage to your organization’s reputation. Oh, and did we mention $4 million on average?

The IT mistake that could cost Sony $1.5 billion

It’s never good press for a company when customer records are stolen. And it’s even worse when it turns out the breach could have been prevented by avoiding a basic IT mistake.