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The Vancouver Sun: Data breach puts millions in B.C. at risk, say security experts

September 22, 2015 -- Data breach puts millions in B.C. at risk, say security experts The British Columbia Education Ministry improperly stored student data on a hard drive, failed to encrypt it, then lost it. The Vancouver Sun features Matthew Reeves, product marketing manager at NuData Security, discusses what happens to this data on the dark web. [quote] The personal information on the drive could be sold on the “dark web,” a private subset of the Internet where people can

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VanillaPlus: Combating account takeover

September 18, 2015 -- Combating account takeover VanillaPlus features Ryan Wilk, NuData Security Director of Customer Success, in "Combating account takeover". [quote] The Ponemon Institute’s 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study showed a 23% increase in the total cost of a breach from 2013 to 2014. In other terms, companies paid an average of US$154 per lost or stolen record. Multiply that by the hundreds of millions of records that were compromised last year and it’s clear to see that we have a

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Biometric Update: Fighting organized online fraud

September 13, 2015 -- Fighting organized online fraud Biometric Update features an article, "Fighting organized online fraud", written by NuData Security Director of Customer Success, Ryan Wilk.  [quote] The Office of Personnel Management and IRS data breaches this year have become all-too-common headlines. However, when it comes to government breaches, the effects can be particularly devastating due to the quantity and type of data involved as well as the sheer number of people affected. In the case of the IRS,

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Credit Card Guide: Cardholder rewards fraud – and how to protect yourself

September 2, 2015 -- Cardholder rewards fraud – and how to protect yourself Credit Card Guide, a website dedicated to credit card analysis, reports and news, has sourced NuData Security in this article covering cardholder rewards fraud. [quote] Imagine you've diligently saved up credit card points or airline miles for a much-needed vacation, but when you finally log into your account to book your trip, the rewards balance is zero. Bye, bye Bahamian getaway. With an estimated $48 billion in points and miles

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