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US Cyber Agency Warns of Compromise at Sisense Data Firm

The US lead agency for federal cybersecurity is warning that Sisense Inc., a data analytics company, has suffered a compromise that could expose customer credentials and cryptographic secrets. Sisense provides AI-driven analytics to thousands of customers, according to the company’s …

How Do Insurers Define Systemic Cyber Risk?

Systemic cyber risk is being discussed as a growing concern for insurers as technology advances and interconnectivity increases, but how is this risk defined? That may be one of its gray areas. “As you go through different owners of risk …

How Pixel Tracking Influences Claims and Underwriting in the Digital Marketing Age

Pixel tracking stands at the forefront of digital marketing innovation and is a key tool for understanding user behavior and optimizing marketing strategies. Yet, this powerful technology demands responsible use, especially considering the liability and insurance implications it brings. Understanding …

Russia’s LockBit Disrupted But Not Dead, Hacking Experts Warn

Two arrests. Twenty-eight servers seized. And 1,000 decryption keys obtained that can help hacking victims worldwide get their data back. The takedown announced Tuesday of the Russia-linked hacking gang LockBit, which by some estimates has been responsible for a quarter …

Prudential Reports Unauthorized Access to Its Computer Systems

Prudential Financial has disclosed a hacker gained unauthorized access to its systems earlier this month. In a Feb. 13 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Prudential said that on Feb. 5 it detected a threat actor — believed …

Viewpoint: Prevention and Mitigation of Business Interruptions After Cyber Attacks

The modern security ecosystem is diverse and ever-changing, a place where cyber risk is top of mind for leaders at all levels, and threats to information / data security and privacy evolve at the speed of the technical innovations driving …

Bill Would Force Period Tracking Apps to Follow Privacy Laws

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — When the Supreme Court last June stripped away constitutional protections for abortion, concerns grew over the use of period tracking apps because they aren’t protected by federal privacy laws. Privacy experts have said they fear pregnancies …

New NHTSA Chief: Agency to Scrutinize Auto-Driver Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new head of the government’s road safety agency says it will intensify efforts to understand the risks posed by automated vehicle technology so it can decide what regulations may be necessary to protect drivers, passengers and …

Your Connected Car Knows You. The Tussle for That Data’s Hitting High Gear

LONDON —Where you go. What you pass. Where you stop. What you listen to. What you watch. Your good habits. Your bad habits. Companies in Europe and beyond are vying for control of the crown jewels of the connected car …

‘The Internet’s on Fire’ as Techs Race to Fix Software Flaw

BOSTON (AP)–A critical vulnerability in a widely used software tool –one quickly exploited in the online game Minecraft–is rapidly emerging as a major threat to organizations around the world. “The internet’s on fire right now,” said Adam Meyers, senior vice …