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Ledger Gazette: US official resigns over data breach

Jul 12, 2015, Media

According to the OPM, some of the breached records include interviews conducted by background investigators, social security numbers, and about 1.1 million fingerprints. The stolen data “can be used to not only access financial accounts and steal identities, but also identify and target government employees for other nation state attacks”, Eric Chiu, president of cloud security firm HyTrust, said...
http://www.ledgergazette.com/us-official-resigns-over-data-breach/2455/

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PCMag: OPM Director Resigns After Massive Data Breach

Jul 10, 2015, Media

The resignation comes after the OPM in June disclosed that hackers stole 4.2 million personnel records from the agency from the agency. The stolen data "can be used to not only access financial accounts and steal identities, but also identify and target government employees for other nation state attacks," Eric Chiu, president of cloud security firm HyTrust, said in a statement.
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2487497,00.asp

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Digital Journal: Cloud Security Automation Provider HyTrust Names Security Industry Veteran Fred Kost as Senior VP, Marketing

Jun 09, 2015, Media

HyTrust Inc., the Cloud Security Automation Company, today announced that longtime industry professional Fred Kost has been named to the post of Senior VP, Marketing. “Fred has exactly the breadth and depth of experience we need to build on our market momentum and pursue new opportunities, both in the United States and around the world,” said John de Santis, chairman and CEO of HyTrust.
http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/2578910

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Asian Journal: More than 100,000 taxpayers affected in IRS breach

May 27, 2015, Media

Cyber criminals gained access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayer accounts by hacking into an online service the Internal Revenue Service uses to grant Americans access to previous tax returns, the agency said Tuesday, May 26. “This is a wake-up call that breaches have a compounding effect and the stakes are getting higher,” said Eric Chiu, a security expert who is president of cloud...
http://asianjournal.com/news/more-than-100000-taxpayers-affected-in-irs-breach/

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New York Times: CyberAttack Exposes I.R.S. Tax Returns

May 26, 2015, Media

“This is a wake-up call that breaches have a compounding effect and the stakes are getting higher,” said Eric Chiu, a security expert who is the president of HyTrust, a cloud computing security company. “Attackers are on the hunt for our personal and financial information using data stolen from other breaches to gain a larger amount of information on those same individuals.”
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/27/business/breach-exposes-irs-tax-returns.html?_r=0

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Bloomberg Business: Identity Thieves Got Private Data for 104,000 US Taxpayers

May 26, 2015, Media

“This is a wakeup call that breaches have a compounding effect and the stakes are getting higher,” said Eric Chiu, president and co-founder of HyTrust Inc., a data-security company. “Attackers are on the hunt for our personal and financial information using data stolen from other breaches to gain a larger amount of information on those same individuals. The outcome of this could be devastating to...
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-05-26/identity-thieves-got-private-data-for-104-000-u-s-taxpayers

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BloombergBusiness: Identity Thieves Got Private Data for 104,000 U.S. Taxpayers

May 26, 2015, Media

Identity thieves stole information on 104,000 U.S. taxpayers from the IRS website and used the data to file fake tax returns that yielded as much as $50 million in refunds.
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-05-26/identity-thieves-got-private-data-for-104-000-u-s-taxpayers

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eSecurity Planet: Sally Beauty Confirms Second Data Breach in as Many Years

May 18, 2015, Media

“The second Sally Beauty breach illustrates how vulnerable companies continue to be to cyber attacks. Attackers are getting smarter, and perimeter measures are not enough to stop the kill chain.”
http://www.esecurityplanet.com/network-security/sally-beauty-confirms-second-data-breach-in-as-many-years.html.

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Network World: Security is a Prisoner of the Network

May 15, 2015, Media

ESG’s Jon Olstik reviews cloud security challenges and outlines vendors who are helping to address concerns in this space.
http://www.networkworld.com/article/2923213/cisco-subnet/security-is-a-prisoner-of-the-network.html

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GovConWire: Bill Aubin Appointed HyTrust Federal Sales VP; Rudy Cifolleli Comments.

May 06, 2015, Media

Bill Aubin, formerly vice president of CounterTack‘s federal business, has joined HyTrust as VP for federal sales and brings almost 20 years of technology sales experience in the private and public sectors. HyTrust said Aubin’s experience covers strategy development, account management, sales leadership and systems integrator relationship management.
http://www.govconwire.com/2015/05/bill-aubin-appointed-hytrust-federal-sales-vp-rudy-cifolelli-comments/

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