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Democrats ‘exploring’ legislation to protect data in reproductive health apps

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that Democrats are considering the introduction of legislation that could protect the...

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Amsterdam cyber startup Hadrian closes €10.5M Seed for platform which simulates hacker attacks

As companies grow they expose more of themselves online and become harder to defend in terms of cybersecurity. One report estimates that 30%-40% of a...

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Hackers stole Social Security numbers in Flagstar data breach affecting 1.5 million customers

It's the bank's second breach of customer Social Security numbers in two years.

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Attack surface management platform RapidFort raises $8.5M seed round

RapidFort, a startup that helps developers reduce the potential attack surface of their applications by automatically removing unused software...

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GreyNoise to expand its threat intel collection after securing $15M in funding

The startup counts over 100 paying customers — including the U.S. Department of Defense.

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A hacked Kaiser Permanente employee’s emails led to breach of 70,000 patient records

The health insurance giant wouldn't say how the employee's email account was breached.

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Behavioral cybersecurity platform CybSafe raises $28M Series B led by Evolution Equity Partners

Last year, UK cybersecurity startup CybSafe, a “behavioral security” platform, raised a $7.9 million in a Series A. This SaaS product with a...

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NJ talent firm exposed thousands of resumes, detailing immigration statuses and security clearances

The database grew by more than five-fold during the two weeks it took for the company to secure the data.

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IP and cybersecurity disputes are top legal concerns for tech companies

No industry is a stranger to litigation, but for the tech sector, it appears IP and patent disputes, followed by cybersecurity and data protection...

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Texas exposed 1.8 million residents’ data for almost 3 years

A bug in the department's website exposed personal information to the wider internet.

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Report spotlights vast scale of adtech’s ‘biggest data breach’

New data about the real-time-bidding (RTB) system’s use of web users’ info for tracking and ad targeting, released today by the Irish...

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Europe’s CSAM scanning plan unpicked

The European Union has formally presented its proposal to move from a situation in which some tech platforms voluntarily scan for child sexual abuse...

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Sunday Security launches a cybersecurity service for senior execs

Traditionally, cybersecurity has always focused on what can be hacked and not so much on who might be most at risk. Sunday Security, which is...

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Edge Delta rakes in $63M for its distributed approach to data observability

Databases are growing at an exponential rate these days, and so when it comes to real-time data observability, organizations are often fighting a...

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Health startup myNurse to shut down after data breach exposed health records

The company announced it would shutter at the end of May, two months after a data breach of patients' health information.

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Enveil, a provider of encrypted, privacy-focused search and analytics tools, raises $25M

Collectively, as we mature as a digital society, many of us are getting more aware, and more wary, of how our profiles and information exist and are...

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Google Cloud launches its new data loss prevention tool for BigQuery

Google Cloud today launched Automatic DLP, it's new data loss prevention tool for BigQuery out of preview.

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EU-US data transfers deal could be finalized by end of year, says bloc

The European Commission continues to eschew pronouncing a firm timeline for finalizing a new EU-US data transfers deal after the two sides reached a...

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Prelude raises $24M to help organizations harden their cybersecurity defenses

The Series A round will help the company build out its engineering team.

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Autonomous robots used in hundreds of hospitals at risk of remote hijacks

The five flaws allowed anyone to view real-time robot camera feeds and remotely control the robots.

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Ex-Apple employee takes Face ID privacy complaint to Europe

Privacy watchdogs in Europe are considering a complaint against Apple made by a former employee, Ashley Gjøvik, who alleges the company fired her...

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Coro secures $60M at ~$500M valuation for an all-in, SaaS-based cyber protection platform aimed at SMBs

Enterprises typically dedicate significant money and talent towards protecting themselves from security breaches. That leaves a wide opportunity for...

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Cyberpion raises $27M Series A for its external attack surface management platform

Cyberpion is announcing a $27 million Series A round for its external attack surface management and protection service today.

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A security lapse exposed India’s CISF personnel files and health records

A database was accessible from the internet but wasn't protected with a password.

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FTC to fine CafePress for covering up 2019 data breach

CafePress only sent breach notifications to affected customers six months after the company first alerted to the breach.

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Ireland’s privacy watchdog sued for inaction over ‘massive Google data breach’

Ireland’s evasive response to a major security complaint filed against Google’s adtech the year the European Union’s General Data...

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As war escalates in Europe, it’s ‘shields up’ for the cybersecurity industry

It’s a juxtaposition of sorts to think the cybersecurity industry is vulnerable to cyberattack, but for many nation state groups, this is their...

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Nvidia says hackers are leaking company data after ransomware attack

The chipmaker said there was "no evidence" the ransomware attack was linked to the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

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