[Weekly Security News] The Menace of Data Breaches Caused by Unauthorized Third Party Access

[Weekly Security News] The Menace of Data Breaches Caused by Unauthorized Third Party Access

[July 26, 2023]


1. Average cost of a data breach reaches $4.45 million in 2023

IBM revealed in the report that the worldwide average cost of a data breach reached a record-breaking $4.45 million in 2023. This figure represents a significant 15% surge compared to the expenses reported over the past three years.

Source : Help Net Security


2. 1st Source says 450,000 records affected in client data breach

A Commercial and Consumer bank, ‘1st Source Corp’, reported a security breach through the file transfer tool MOVEit, impacting about 450,000 records of both commercial and individual clients due to unauthorized access by a third party.

Source : Reuters


3. Rite Aid reports major data breach

Rite Aid reported a major data breach on May 27, compromising customers’ personal information. The breach was discovered by a vendor partner who identified a software vulnerability exploited by an unknown third party on May 31.

Source : Supermarket News


4. Class action lawsuit targets Johns Hopkins Univ. after health system data breach

A class action lawsuit targets Johns Hopkins University in Maryland for a data breach that exposed personal health information and identifiable data, as stated in a court filing on July 7.

Source : wtop News


The significant financial repercussions of cyber-attacks and data breaches underscore the urgency for businesses to prioritize investment in robust security technologies to protect their data and mitigate risks effectively. To fortify organizations against potential data breaches, implementing comprehensive security measures like reliable Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) solutions, which enable precise access control and reduce attack surfaces, becomes essential.

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