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Breaking News articles for April 2021

Infosec leaders decry Facebook breach

Friday, April 9, 2021

News of a Facebook breach, which some experts claim has been underplayed by mass media, continues to trend in social media throughout the information security community. A Jan. 14, 2021, tweet by Alon Gal, chief technology officer at Hudson Rock, initially disclosed that 533 million Facebook users' phone numbers had been leaked to an online forum. The disclosure prompted an angry backlash from security cognoscenti.

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Garima Shah honored for outstanding leadership

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Garima Shah, president at Biller Genie, joined the Orlando Business Journal's 2021 class of 40 Under 40 business leaders. Chosen by OBJ staff and an independent judging panel, this year's award recipients helped Florida communities survive the pandemic, OBJ representatives stated, adding that honorees represent Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Volusia and Brevard counties.

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EWF seeks infosec women speakers

Friday, April 2, 2021

The Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy (EWF) issued a call for speakers on April 2, 2021, for its 19th annual conference, themed Securing the Digital Ecosystem, to be held virtually Oct. 18 to 21, 2021. Event planners stated they are looking for knowledgeable women to share subject matter expertise, real-life experiences, resources and insights at the online event.

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Fraud attempts spike amid pandemic, Sift confirms

Thursday, April 1, 2021

The online fraud-fighting firm Sift reported that its clients saw a 69 percent spike in the average value of fraudulent purchase attempts in 2020 and that the COVID-19 pandemic "played an influential role in the evolution and uptick in online payment frauds."

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