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Your resource for news and updates on sensitive data security

Week of October 14, 2019

Alabama hospitals forced to close after ransomware attack   Three hospitals in Alabama were forced to close due to a ransomware attack; this comes several days after a similar attack took place in seven hospitals in Victoria, Australia. Nonprofit firm, DCH...

Week of October 09, 2019

Smishing is the latest Social Security scam going around   Smushing (SMS + Phishing) is the latest social security scam in which hackers are trying to fool people into disclosing their private information or downloading malicious code to their mobile phones....

Week of September 30, 2019

A Nevada Law That Fines Companies for Selling Private Data Is About to Go Into Effect   A privacy bill, signed into law this May, requires website operators to respond to requests from consumers and halt the sale of their personal information within 60 days—or...

Week of September 23, 2019

Bought A Car Recently? 198 Million Car Buyer Records Exposed In Massive Data Leak*:   Jeremiah Fowler, a senior security researcher at Security Discovery, turned detective after coming across the same 413GB dataset multiple times. "It was clear that this was a...

MENTIS CEO Rajesh Parthasarathy joins Forbes Technology Council

Forbes Technology Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for World-Class CIOs, CTOs, and Technology Executives. New York, NY, August __, 2019 — Rajesh Parthasarathy, founder and CEO of MENTIS, the enterprise data and application security pioneer, has been accepted...

GDPR Reality Check: Security Technology is Key

A GDPR one-year reality check shows that people + processes is not enough to meet GDPR compliance mandates. Technology must be an integral part of compliance efforts. New York, NY – July 23, 2019  The EU’s groundbreaking data protection regulation, aka the GDPR,...

MENTIS Named to DBTA’s100 Companies That Matter Most in Data

MENTIS included in DBTA’s Top 100 for the third time consecutively. New York, NY – July, 2019 - MENTIS today announced its inclusion by Database Trends and Applications in its seventh annual DBTA 100 - The Companies That Matter Most in Data. This list includes a...

Week of September 16, 2019

GDPR non-compliance worse than feared*:             As the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation nears its 18 month anniversary, research by security software supplier Egress has suggested that 52% of UK businesses are not...


Data Leak Hits 2.5 Million Customers of Cosmetics Giant Yves Rocher*:             A French retail consultancy exposed data on millions of its clients’ customers as well as sensitive business information, after researchers discovered an unsecured...


Twitter CEO and Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Has Account Hacked*:             The co-founder and chief executive of Twitter had his own account on the service briefly taken over by hackers. A group referring to itself as the Chuckling Squad said it was behind the breach...

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