How Chooseus Life Insurance lost its customers’ cardholder details and their trust In August 2019, reporters began flocking to Chooseus Life Insurance’s head office in Detroit after news leaked that thousands of the company’s customers had lost money due to a security breach. The CEO of this life insurance company released the following statement: “We have had your trust for two years.
Five worthy reads is a regular column on five noteworthy items we’ve discovered while researching trending and timeless topics. Most companies use some type of “as-a-service” solution to optimize output, and this week, we shed some light on the latest “as-a-service” trend to hit the market, AI-as-a-Service.
As part of digital transformation, the adoption of a wide range of devices for work is on the rise. A unified endpoint management (UEM) solution is capable of enforcing management policies and configurations, as well as securing endpoints. In a previous blog, we reviewed the capabilities of a good UEM solution. In this instalment, we look at UEM security features.
The California Consumer Protection (CCPA) act took effect on January 1, 2020, and companies across the globe are scrambling to get their act together to avoid non-compliance penalties. Although enforcement of the CCPA doesn’t officially begin until July 2020, the California Attorney General’s office will still be able to penalize violations that occurred between implementation on January 1 and official enforcement in July.
Ransomware has been a growing threat in recent years, and experts now estimate the cost of these attacks at $7.5 billion in the USA alone in 2019. The affected institutions include 966 government agencies, educational establishments, and healthcare providers. Since most ransomware attacks stem from a small mistake made by one end user, either through phishing emails or stolen credentials, the threat is only expected to increase in the years to come.