News and Updates on Information Technology

Canada – Simon Fraser University

Exploit: Hacking
Simon Fraser University: Institution of Higher Learning

Risk to Small Business: 1.623 = Severe

Simon Fraser University is in the spotlight again after another data breach. Cybercriminals breached a server that stored information on student and employee ID numbers and other data, including admissions or academic standing. This is the second data breach at Simon Fraser University in 12 months.

Individual Risk: 2.117 = Severe

The server contained personal information for some current and former students, faculty, staff and student applicants including student or employee ID numbers.

Customers Impacted: 200,000

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Continued security problems at any organization aren’t acceptable to consumers anymore as people become more serious about protecting their data.