Cybersafety Sentinel September 2022 Week 2

Claudiu’s Top Post

With the Age of the CISO upon us, I see many young security professionals eagerly applying for the top job in their field. But they all need to think twice before taking on the complex responsibilities of a role that increasingly comes preloaded with a package of accountability previously reserved for the C-suite and board-level directors. Read more

Inside Fog Data Science

This article is part of EFF’s investigation of location data brokers and Fog Data Science. A data broker has been selling raw location data about individual people to federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, EFF has learned. Read more

Instagram Fined: Child Privacy

The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) issued a 405 million Euro fine to the social media platform Instagram for breaching EU data protection rules concerning the privacy of minors. The fine is the third that the Irish regulator has delivered to a Meta-owned platform. Read more

DoorDash Data Breach 

Food delivery giant DoorDash has confirmed a data breach that exposed customers’ personal information. DoorDash said the attackers accessed names, email addresses, delivery addresses and phone numbers of DoorDash customers. Read more

LAUSD Cyberattack Probe

Besides taking the district website offline, the attack resulted in staff and students losing access to email. In another episode, a new student information system made students’ academic records and class schedules unavailable. Read more

InterContinental Cyberattack

The IT systems of InterContinental Hotels Group, the massive hospitality organization that operates 17 hotel brands around the world, have been compromised, causing ongoing disruption to the corporation’s online booking systems and other services. Read more

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