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The 15 Worst Data Breaches of the 21st Century

It’s not exactly an honor roll that CSO has published , but it sure makes for interesting reading. Hat tip to Dave Ries for sharing the list. As a caveat, the list is based not necessarily on the number of records compromised, but on how much risk or damage the breach caused for companies, insurers and users or account holders.

Source: The 15 Worst Data Breaches of the 21st Century

‘Five Eyes’ wants technology firms to share encrypted data with security agencies

Officials from the United States, Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand will meet next month to discuss plans to press technology firms to share encrypted data with security agencies, Australia’s prime minister said on Tuesday.

Source: ‘Five Eyes’ talks to focus on encryption: Australian PM | Reuters

Human rights watchdog seeks details on Ireland surveillance data sharing

Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) – leading human rights watchdog – has asked the Irish government and security agencies to release details of how they share intelligence surveillance with other governments.

Source: Human rights watchdog seeks details on foreign surveillance

Gloucester City Council fined by ICO for leaving personal information vulnerable to attack

The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined Gloucester City Council £100,000 after a cyber attacker accessed council employees’ sensitive personal information.

Source: Gloucester City Council fined by ICO for leaving personal information vulnerable to attack | ICO

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