Social distancing may have limited our physical interactions, but it also increased our electronic activities. So many of our daily pursuits are now done electronically – and some users for the first time. Although we have to disclose so much of our personal data online, cyber security is often an afterthought to the average consumer.
CLOUD ENVIRONMENT: The Capital One incident is one of the largest data breaches of all time, involving 100 million credit card applications and 140,000 Social Security numbers; the bank’s stock market price took an immediate hit as company executives and IT personnel began scrambling to implement the firm’s incident response plan.
As reported by The Register (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/07/26/bet24_security_breach/), online gambling site BET24.com notified customers on Monday of data breach that occured in December, 2009.