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When to Report a Data Breach

When to Report a Data Breach

Information Security
When to Report a Data Breach Cathay Pacific Airways, the official flag carrier of Hong Kong, recently disclosed that it suffered a major data breach. The data breach announcement was, however, made 7 months after the cyber incident was discovered by the company. Cathay Pacific’s delayed data breach disclosure highlights the question on when is the right time to report a data breach. To date, the data breach at Cathay Pacific is the world’s biggest airline data breach, affecting 9.4 million people – more than the total population of Hong Kong. The airline, in a statement, said that passenger data, including name, nationality, date of birth, phone number, email, address, passport number, identity card number, frequent flyer programme membership number and historical travel information were accessed without authorization. The company…
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Tag: cathay pacific

When to Report a Data Breach

When to Report a Data Breach

Information Security
When to Report a Data Breach Cathay Pacific Airways, the official flag carrier of Hong Kong, recently disclosed that it suffered a major data breach. The data breach announcement was, however, made 7 months after the cyber incident was discovered by the company. Cathay Pacific’s delayed data breach disclosure highlights the question on when is the right time to report a data breach. To date, the data breach at Cathay Pacific is the world’s biggest airline data breach, affecting 9.4 million people – more than the total population of Hong Kong. The airline, in a statement, said that passenger data, including name, nationality, date of birth, phone number, email, address, passport number, identity card number, frequent flyer programme membership number and historical travel information were accessed without authorization. The company…
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