The Security Week In Review: Same Breach, Different Day

It’s the end of another week and, as has become a pattern, we’re weighing the impact of ¬†another massive data breach: this one at Cupid Media, the owner of a network of dating web sites. According to a report on Krebsonsecurity.com, data on some 40 million Cupid Media customers turned up on the same servers that were found holding data stolen from Adobe Inc., PR Newswire and other victims.

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CupidMedia data on some 40 million account holders was discovered on an Internet server with links to other high profile hacks.

To get a handle on the impact of this breach and others like it, I invited Ted Julian, the Chief Marketing Officer of CO3 Systems, to talk about the recent string of embarrassing breaches and how companies go wrong (and sometimes right) in responding to them. Co3 sells a service that helps companies structure their response to data breaches and other adverse incidents.

We also took the time to talk about the recent FTC Workshop on security and privacy on The Internet of Things, which Security Ledger wrote about here.