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Vendor compromises data of 808000 Singapore blood donors

Singapore public health agency face another data security lapse.

Before the next WannaCry or NotPetya cyber-attack strikes, potentially resulting in widespread damage for which few are actually prepared, law enforcement in the EU have established an incident response protocol, according to a Europol press release.

“To prepare for major cross-border cyber-attacks, an EU Law Enforcement Emergency Response Protocol has been adopted by the Council of the European Union. The Protocol gives a central role to Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) and is part of the EU Blueprint for Coordinated Response to Large-Scale Cross-Border Cybersecurity Incidents and Crises,” Europol wrote.

“It serves as a tool to support the EU law enforcement authorities in providing immediate response to major cross-border cyber-attacks through rapid assessment, the secure and timely sharing of critical information and effective coordination of the international aspects of their investigations.”

Read entire post Vendor exposes Singapore health blood donor data | Kacy Zurkus | InfoSecurity
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