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Delta Air Lines just revealed a serious data breach: Here’s what you should do next

In what is turning out to be the most maddening corporate trend of the year, Delta Air Lines is jumping on the data-breach bandwagon. The Atlanta-based airline said yesterday that the third-party company that provides its online chat services has been affected by a “cyber incident.” The third-party company is called [24]7.ai, and Delta says … Continue reading “Delta Air Lines just revealed a serious data breach: Here’s what you should do next”

Delta Air Lines just revealed a serious data breach: Here’s what you should do next
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Yahoo had the biggest data breach in history and this podcast won’t let you forget it

Breach, a new podcast from Carbonite and Midroll, takes a long look at the history of data security breaches, starting with the biggest: Yahoo. Back in 2016, Yahoo announced that all 3 billion of its customers’ accounts had their login information stolen. Not only that, but Yahoo took three years to tell the public about it. Breach … Continue reading “Yahoo had the biggest data breach in history and this podcast won’t let you forget it”

Yahoo had the biggest data breach in history and this podcast won’t let you forget it
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Verizon shareholders want executive pay tied to how well it improves its cybersecurity

With data breaches at Yahoo, Equifax, and seemingly every other company plugged into the internet, who hasn’t had their personal information compromised? If fines, lawsuits, and the stock market aren’t enough to compel companies to improve security, activist stockholders have another idea—hitting executives in their wallets. Today, shareholders in Verizon filed a proposal for the … Continue reading “Verizon shareholders want executive pay tied to how well it improves its cybersecurity”

Verizon shareholders want executive pay tied to how well it improves its cybersecurity
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Witness Google’s and Facebook’s insane digital ad dominance in these two charts

A good way to contextualize how concentrated the digital advertising market has become is by looking up past projections. Take this eMarketer headline from 2015: “Facebook and Twitter Will Take 33% Share of U.S. Digital Display Market by 2017.” Crazy, right? Back then, the digital ad market was much more diversified, with a number of … Continue reading “Witness Google’s and Facebook’s insane digital ad dominance in these two charts”

Witness Google’s and Facebook’s insane digital ad dominance in these two charts
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