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Breadcrumb CEO Discusses Pen Testing with ServiceNow

Breadcrumb CEO Discusses Pen Testing with ServiceNow

Breadcrumb CEO, Brian Horton, had an opportunity to share an example of what Breadcrumb Cybersecurity does for its clients with Service Now, a leading cloud computing company headquartered in Santa Clara, California. The article aims to help readers understand how quickly a breach can occur.

The Data You Reveal Online: What Websites Collect

It’s no secret that websites want to know as much as possible about their visitors and their online behavior. This is largely done to improve user experience and increase conversions, but the information can also be used to display targeted ads based on your previous searches.

Macy’s and Bloomingdales Reveal Two-Month-Long Data Breach

Macy’s and Bloomingdale's have informed online shoppers of a data breach that lasted nearly two months. 

According to a letter from Macy’s Inc., the department stores’ parent company, an unauthorized party reportedly used stolen usernames and passwords to log into the online accounts of certain Macys.com and Bloomingdales.com customers between April 26 and June 12. While it said only “a small number of our customers” were affected by the breach, it didn’t specify how many and said only that the data was obtained from an outside source.

Tesla Sabotage Highlights the Risks of Insider Threat

A former Tesla employee used his access to the company’s network to steal “gigabytes” of highly sensitive data and transferred it to unknown third parties.

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, sent an email to all employees late last Sunday night alleging that he had discovered a saboteur in the company's ranks.

Musk said this person had conducted "quite extensive and damaging sabotage" to the company's operations, including changing code to an internal product and exporting data to outsiders.

Breadcrumb Conducts Staff Awareness Training for Administrative Solutions, Inc.

This week, Breadcrumb Cybersecurity performed custom, healthcare centric training for Administrative Solutions, Inc. Our team highlighted the cybercrime landscape, compliance requirements, top hacking strategies affecting the healthcare industries, and prevention strategies for mitigating risk.

Administrative Solutions, Inc. (ASi), is a highly regarded Third Party Administrator (TPA) specializing in group benefits and related services since June 2001. ASi has positioned itself to be an all-inclusive TPA for employers of all sizes and is innovative in providing solutions to employee benefit plans. Based In Fresno, California, ASi provides services for employers across the country.

It's Time to Stop Believing These 4 Cybersecurity Myths

Cybersecurity. In recent years, this term has officially became a household name. Rarely does a day pass without news of a cybersecurity breach wreaking havoc on an organization and its customers or patients. 

Luckily, these highly public breaches have led more small-mid size businesses to consider the threat that cybercrime may pose to their enterprise. In our experience, many of these organizations have a few misconceptions when it comes to developing a strong security posture. In order to defend themselves against the risks they face, organizations need to debunk these myths. Here are four of the most common myths:

89% of Top Travel Websites Utilize Unsafe Security Practices

According to Dashlane’s 2018 Travel Website Password Power Rankings, 89% of travel-related websites leave their users’ accounts exceptionally vulnerable to hackers due to unsafe password practices.

The rankings rate password and account security on 55 of the world’s most popular travel-related sites. Dashlane researchers test each website on five critical password and account security criteria. A site received a point for each criterion it met, for a maximum score of 5/5. Any score below 4/5 was considered failing and not meeting the minimum threshold for good password security.

Breadcrumb Conducts Staff Awareness Training for Valley Health Team

This week, Breadcrumb Cybersecurity performed custom, healthcare-centric training for Valley Health Team. Our engineers performed a live hack demonstration, highlighted real-world hacking examples, and equipped staff with prevention strategies for mitigating risk.

Valley Health Team is a private, non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center. For over 45 years, their staff has provided primary care services in underserved urban and rural communities throughout the central California valley. Their team of Board certified physicians, physician assistants, psychologists, nurse practitioners, licensed clinical social workers, dentists, optometrists, and support staff serve 20,765 individuals annually, at 8 locations throughout the valley.

Insider threats are healthcare's biggest risk

According to the latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, the insider threat remains the greatest threat to healthcare providers

Healthcare is the only industry, across nine surveyed, in which internal actors are the biggest threat to an organization. Human error remains a major contributor to healthcare risks.

Nearly 58% of the sector’s breaches were caused by internal threat actors, while 42% were caused by external risks.