Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Critical Infrastructure Security , Cybercrime

ISMG Editors: When an Insider Threat Costs Millions

Also: Facebook's Lawsuit and Highlights from ISMG's Northeast US Summit
Clockwise, from top left: Tom Field, Anna Delaney, Mathew Schwartz and Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

In the latest weekly update, four Information Security Media Group editors discuss important cybersecurity issues, including how Canada's Desjardins Group settled a data breach lawsuit for $155 million, how Facebook is being sued after allegedly violating patient privacy, and highlights from ISMG's U.S. Northeast Summit held in New York this week.

See Also: NHS Ransomware Attack: Healthcare Industry Infrastructures Are Critical

The editors - Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial; Anna Delaney, director, productions; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor, DataBreachToday & Europe; and Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, executive editor, HealthcareInfoSecurity - discuss:

  • Highlights from ISMG's in-person Northeast U.S. Summit in New York;
  • How Facebook is facing a putative class action alleging it unlawfully collects patient data from the online portals of hundreds of medical providers without knowledge or consent;
  • How Canadian financial services cooperative Desjardins Group has reached an out-of-court settlement with multiple plaintiffs to resolve a data breach class action lawsuit that involved a "malicious" insider stealing and selling personal details for 4.2 million active customers of the credit union group.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the June 3 edition discussing what's hot at RSA Conference this year and the June 17 edition discussing whether we are closing in on a U.S. federal law.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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