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Target Breach Included Theft of Encrypted PIN Data

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December 27, 2013
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Target confirmed PIN data was stolen during the retailer's security breach, but representatives say the data remained encrypted and safe.


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U.S. Senate Hearing Focused on Protecting Consumer Data

U.S. Senate Hearing Focused on Protecting Consumer Data

TheStreet (Mar. 26, 2014) The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a hearing on Wednesday. The group is focusing on the best ways to improve the protection of consumer data. There has been a rise of data breaches including a high-profile breach at Target and less-reported breaches at companies like Neiman Marcus and Snapchat. This hearing examined the risks these recent data breaches pose for consumers, along with the current lack of federal data security protections. Video provided by TheStreet
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Using Social Data Trends to Predict Election Outcomes

Using Social Data Trends to Predict Election Outcomes

FORA.tv (Oct. 2, 2013) Using Social Data Trends to Predict Election Outcomes Social Data Week - Mandarin Oriental New York As social data becomes more readily available, it's incumbent upon end users and researchers to invest heavily in understanding the utility of that data. At a high level, this means assessing the quality and unique aspects of different sources of social data. It also means that we need to separate the signal from the noise and focus on the underlying social mechanisms that produce the data in order to insure that we're using it intelligently. In my presentation, I'll discuss the work of the Ecosystem Measurement team at FB, share some results and make a general call for more research linking social data to social outcomes.
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Yahoo! Mail Gets Hacked Months After Target Data Breach

Yahoo! Mail Gets Hacked Months After Target Data Breach

TheStreet (Jan. 31, 2014) Yahoo! Mail is the latest high-profile site to get hacked. Following similar data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus, Yahoo! announced its mail site had been hacked but that customer information had not been stolen. Yahoo! says it suspects a third-party database was hacked and the company is working with authorities to determine who is behind the theft of emails and passwords. This isn't the first time Yahoo! has had a cyber attack - the company was a target multiple times in 2012. Video provided by TheStreet
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Data Ecosystem: How Connectivity Will Change the World

Data Ecosystem: How Connectivity Will Change the World

FORA.tv (Mar. 20, 2013) Swissnex San Francisco The advance of health devices is giving the world greater capability to track physiological data and create new systems of personalized health. According to ABI Research, the total number of wearable devices with fitness and wellness applications in 2012 was 30 million, a 37% growth from 2011. The market is expected to grow at an average rate of 41% per year, leading to 169.5 million devices shipped in 2017. With the multiplication of data available across emerging channels, what are the opportunities and challenges facing the healthcare industry? How can people analyze and make sense of the data? What will the data tell us? What are the advantages and risks for individuals to rely on healthcare devices? Our highly qualified panelists, with deep expertise ranging from high-level technical issues to user behavior, measurement and social insights, will explore the future of the data-driven health era.
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