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Articles and Comments By Mark Bower

Expert Commentary
Experts Responses on Verizon DBiR Findings
May 14 , 2021 by Mark Bower
The numbers don’t lie –83% of breaches in the financial and insurance sector involved personal d...
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Data Security Expert Comment On Geico Admits Fraudsters Stole Customers’ Driver’s License Numbers For Months
April 20 , 2021 by Mark Bower
Insurance companies deal with more sensitive data than many other financial firms, including data ac...
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Italian Menswear Brand Loses Corp Data in Ransomware Attack - Expert Comments
April 02 , 2021 by Mark Bower
Ransomware attacks are the new great digital train robbery, stealing data and crippling business thr...
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Experts Reaction On Verkada Hack Affecting 150,000 Of Its Security Cameras
March 11 , 2021 by Mark Bower
The new generation of high-tech growth innovators born in the cloud and disrupting industry can’t...
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Cybersecurity Expert Insight: SITA Data Breach
March 10 , 2021 by Mark Bower
Central airline management systems are attractive targets for attackers. Data has to persist for boo...
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New Malware Hijacks Kubernetes Clusters To Mine Monero - Experts Insight
February 05 , 2021 by Mark Bower
Kubernetes is extremely powerful and a new foundation of IT strategy, but not immune from malware, v...
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Security Experts Insight On Nissan Source Code Leaked
January 07 , 2021 by Mark Bower
Modern connected cars with convenient features like remote unlock, remote start require at least a 4...
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Payments Processor TSYS Ransomware Attack - Expert Comment
December 11 , 2020 by Mark Bower
Data processors and payment organizations at the heart of entire industries are always on the radar...
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Expert Insight: Docker Malware Is Now Common - Devs Need To React Accordingly
December 02 , 2020 by Mark Bower
Platforms like Kubernetes enable immense application delivery power. However, the built-in security...
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Experts On New Grelos Skimmer Variant Reveals Overlap in Magecart Activities
November 20 , 2020 by Mark Bower
The shift to increasingly online merchant transformation as a result of the pandemic combined with c...
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What Experts Say On EU Investigating Instagram Over Child Data Violations
October 20 , 2020 by Mark Bower
For obvious reasons, children’s data collection and protection have very specific handling in many...
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Experts Insight On Barnes & Noble Hack
October 16 , 2020 by Mark Bower
We’ve seen a repeating pattern in recent scaled breaches like this case – partial protection of...
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Details on over 350,000 SSL247 customers exposed due to misconfigured AWS bucket
August 28 , 2020 by Mark Bower
The cloud itself represents the ultimate 3rd party risk, and minimum viable compliance is proven yet...
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Experts Commentary: 235 Million Instagram, TikTok And YouTube User Profiles Exposed In Massive Data Leak
August 20 , 2020 by Mark Bower
Breaches like this fuel the attacks to people that open more doors to much more valuable data. Given...
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Experts Reaction On Discovery Of Over 2.5M Medical Records Publicly available
August 19 , 2020 by Mark Bower
Sensitive insurance claims processing data, which looks to be in the data in question, is regulated...
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Twilio's SDK Compromised by Attackers - Expert Reaction
July 23 , 2020 by Mark Bower
Compromise of common cloud security infrastructure is a jewel in the crown for any attacker given th...
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Cyber Experts Comment On US Secret Service Creates New Cyber Fraud Task Force
July 13 , 2020 by Mark Bower
This is a welcome move, and while critical to help recover funds stolen from US businesses and inter...
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New Twitter Breach - Security Expert Comments
June 24 , 2020 by Mark Bower
The likely culprit here is human error, but it illustrates the frailty of modern, dynamic environmen...
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Bank Of America Admits Paycheck Protection Program Data Breach - Enterprise Security Expert Comments
May 28 , 2020 by Mark Bower
It goes to show that even the best prepared organizations can suffer breach risks in the rush to cha...
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Experts Insight On Wishbone App Data Breach Affects 40M Users
May 22 , 2020 by Mark Bower
It looks like security and privacy have been an afterthought, not a matter of culture and software d...
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Expert Commentary: Data Breach In State’s New PUA Unemployment System Exposes Some Claimants’ Personal Info
May 19 , 2020 by Mark Bower
All indications are that this was an accidental software issue, but such incidents can be the cause...
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Industry Experts On Verizon DBiR 2020
May 19 , 2020 by Mark Bower
The report shows the Great Digital Train Robbery is alive and well. External, multi-faceted and indu...
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Expert Comments Of COVID-19 Tracing Apps Published By Different Countries
May 07 , 2020 by Mark Bower
The COVID app situation is a classic case of balancing risk and benefits, which is exactly what CISO...
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Experts Insight On Tesla Data Leak: Old Components Containing Personal Info End Up On eBay
May 05 , 2020 by Mark Bower
Tesla always push boundaries of driverless technology, so it’s quite unexpected to hear of data le...
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Expert Insight On News: SBA Website Leaks Personal Data Of 8,000 Small-Business Loan Applicants
April 22 , 2020 by Mark Bower
It’s clear that prioritizing services to save vulnerable small businesses in a pandemic is a prior...
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NYC Schools Ban Zoom - Cybersecurity/Privacy Experts Comment
April 08 , 2020 by Mark Bower
Looking behind the concerns over collaboration tools uncovers very real reasons organizations ban th...