News and Updates on Information Technology

France – European Banking Authority (EBA)

Exploit: Third-Party Breach
European Banking Authority: Regulatory Agency

Risk to Small Business: 1.993 = Severe

The first dominos to fall in the massive Microsoft breach (see above) will be government entities in the US and Europe. Starting that trend, the European Banking Authority has announced that it’s been impacted. EBA officials say that personal data may have been accessed from its servers. The agency has taken its email system offline temporarily as part of its investigation and remediation process.

Individual Risk: No sensitive personal or financial information was declared as compromised immediately but the investigation is ongoing and more details may emerge.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Third-party and supply chain risk is amping up for every business as an interconnected world creates new openings for danger