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WCHN warns patients about possible data breach

A box of medical records was damaged en route to the state Department of Health, but the network says it has no evidence that the information has been misused.

IBM: Average data breach costs U.S. companies $8.19M

The report found that on average it took a company 279 days to realize that its data had been hacked or otherwise compromised and take action dealing with the breach.

CT and NY AGs announce settlement figures from Equifax data breach

The data breach occurred on Sept. 7, 2017, and impacted more than 147 million consumers, or 56 percent of American adults.

Connecticut receives $52K from $10M multistate data breach settlement

Approximately 15,000 Connecticut residents were impacted by the 2014 data breach.

Conn., Illinois attorneys general probe data breach at Westchester-based AMCA

The attorneys general of four other states, including New York, are pursuing their own probes.

Four tips for startups seeking insurance for data breaches

The frequency and intensity of data breaches and other cyberattacks keeps escalating. Although most of the publicity surrounding breaches has involved large, well-known companies, startups and other small companies are not immune.

CT receiving $4.5M from multistate settlement on Uber data breach

"Companies in possession of personal information have a responsibility under Connecticut law to keep that information safe," said Attorney General George Jepsen.

Westport attorney takes a legal approach to cutting-edge technology

Richard Santalesa is founder of Westport-based SmartEdgeLaw Group, a one-man boutique law firm that provides companies with legal support related to cutting-edge high-tech issues.

Joseph F. Markey: Don’t let hackers impact your small business...

A 2017 poll showed 87 percent of small-business owners nationwide do not feel they are at risk of hackers. Don’t make this same mistak

Connecticut AG Jepsen warns Equifax on profiting from data breach

"Consumers are understandably angry and upset about this breach, and their feelings are entirely warranted given the extremely sensitive nature of the compromised information," state Attorney General George Jepsen said.

Blumenthal introduces data accountability bill in wake of Equifax breach

“The Equifax scandal is conclusive evidence that consumers need and deserve these protections without delay,” said Blumenthal.

Industry pros defend data encryption

Regional data security professionals oppose congressional calls to mandate access to encrypted data for law enforcement and government agencies.