Although somewhat obvious, the World Economic Forum, in partnership with Marsh McLennan, SK Group and Zurich Insurance Group, recently issued its 16th edition of the Global Risks Report (the Report), which analyzes “the risks from societal fractures—manifested through persistent and emerging risks to human health, rising unemployment, widening digital divides, youth disillusionment, and geopolitical

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has admitted that it was the victim of a cyberattack in 2016 that exposed information that may have been used for insider trading. The hack involved the SEC’s filing database, known as EDGAR. The admission was on the heels of a Government and Accountability Office report in July that

In the wake of huge data breaches in the last year, multiple pieces of legislation have been introduced in the past few months relating to cybersecurity and the sharing of information between public and private entities in order to combat increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks.

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation (the Protecting Cyber

Lufthansa confirmed last week that an unknown number of their customers’ accounts were hacked and the hackers were able to use illegally obtained usernames and passwords in order to use frequent flyer miles to make purchases. Lufthansa has reimbursed its affected customers. Lufthansa reported that the hackers used botnets to infect computers to log on

The luck of the Irish was not with Premera Blue Cross’s (Premera) on St. Patrick’s Day, when the health insurer announced a breach of approximately 11 million of its members’ personal information due to a sophisticated cyberattack that started in May 2014. According to Premera, cyber hackers gained access to Premera’s member information through its