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Man Behind Second University of Maryland Data Breach Claims Positive Motive

By Entrust Datacard
April 21, 2014
In a recent and widely reported story, the University of Maryland was attacked by a data breach in February that exposed private information for nearly 300,000 people, according to The Diamondback. The breach resulted in negative press for the university, and ultimately led the college's president Walter Loh to testify before Congress at a committee hearing where Entrust was also present. 
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Strong authentication I can really have it all

By Entrust Datacard
September 05, 2017
Over the last few years, we have all seen what happens when IT professionals underestimate the risk of a data breach, and choose an authentication solution that is poorly suited to protecting sensitive information...
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Study: Data Security Awareness High, Actual Security Low

By Entrust Datacard
September 30, 2014
A newly released report from Entrust Datacard on the preparedness of enterprises to deal with a data breach has found that awareness of data security is the highest it's ever been and more companies are instituting breach response plans to mitigate the effects of a cyberattack. Conducted by the Ponemon Institute and information services group Experian, the study found that 48 percent of organizations have increased their security technology investments in the last year and 73 percent instituted a data breach response plan during that same time.
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Schools Can Step up Their Security Game With More Secure ID Cards

By Entrust Datacard
July 14, 2016
As hubs of research, academia and culture, colleges have been targets of hackers on more than one occasion in the past few years. In 2014, one university reported a data breach that exposed the personally identifiable information of hundreds of thousands of students and staff, dating back to 1998.
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Reviewing Some Of This Year's Breaches

By Entrust Datacard
November 24, 2014
Entrust Datacard's review of data breaches during 2014. The vast scale of the year's breaches was made abundantly clear after a review of the Identity Theft Resource Center's comprehensive data breach report for 2014. Read it at your own risk, but be forewarned — it's not pretty. 
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iCloud Hack Highlights Need For Strong Authentication

By Entrust Datacard
September 09, 2014
Entrust Datacard covers the fallout of another major data breach, this time affecting sensitive photos stored on celebrities' iCloud accounts. In the wake of the incident, Apple has released a statement calling the breach "a very targeted attack on user names, passwords and security questions," adding that "none of the cases we have investigated has resulted from any breach in any of Apple's systems, including iCloud and Find My iPhone."
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