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Fashion retailer H&M says data protection breaches unacceptable

Fashion retailer H&M said on Saturday that data security breaches found at its German unit were unacceptable and it was cooperating with the local data protection supervisory authority in its investigation into the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 25th, 2020

Forever 21 could close 111 underperforming stores in the US. Here"s the full list of locations at risk.

Bethany Biron/Business Insider Forever 21 is expected to close 350 stores globally, including up to 111 locations in the US, after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  The fast-fashion retailer shared a revised list of possible store closu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 30th, 2019

Facebook agrees to pay UK fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook has agreed to pay a 500,000 pound ($644,000) fine for breaches of data protection law related to the harvesting of data by consultancy Cambridge Analytica, Britain's information rights regulator said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 30th, 2019

Forever 21 files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, may close up to 178 US stores

Fashion retailer Forever 21 filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, hobbled by expensi.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 29th, 2019

Forever 21 files for bankruptcy

Struggling fashion retailer Forever 21 Inc said on Sunday it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to restructure its business......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 29th, 2019

Loss of Forever 21 stores may leave holes in seven Valley malls

Forever 21, the once powerful fast fashion retailer, is looking to file for bankruptcy protection, and in the process could leave holes to fill in seven Valley shopping centers. Los Angeles-based Forever 21 is close to filing for Chapter 11 bankru.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 2nd, 2019

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data

EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 17th, 2019

Data Protection Standards Need to Be Global - WIRED

WIREDData Protection Standards Need to Be GlobalWIREDWhether it is Cambridge Analytica gaining access to private information on up to 87 million Facebook users, or the large-scale data breaches at Equifax or Yahoo, alarmingly loose standards for th.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 29th, 2018

Need for data protection law, ensuring privacy to users crucial: Experts

Explosion of data, its storage and multiple uses of such information have made it critical to build safeguards against data breaches.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 25th, 2018

British regulator to fine Facebook over data protection breaches

Britain's information regulator said on Wednesday she intends to fine Facebook for breaches of data protection law as her office investigates how millions of users' data was improperly accessed by consultancy Cambridge Analytica......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 10th, 2018

Facebook facing small but symbolic UK fine over data protection breaches

Britain's information regulator slapped Facebook with a small but symbolic fine for breaches of data protection law after millions of users' data was improperly accessed by consultancy Cambridge Analytica......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2018

Facebook faces small but symbolic UK fine over data protection breaches

Britain's information regulator slapped Facebook with a small but symbolic fine for breaches of data protection law after millions of users' data was improperly accessed by consultancy Cambridge Analytica......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2018

Macy’s data breach exposed credit card information for some online shoppers

The retailer is offering free consumer protection services to affected customers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 11th, 2018

The U.S. needs a law that requires companies to disclose data breaches quickly

Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation requires companies with customers in the E.U. to notify regulators of a breach within 72 hours or face a severe penalty. Fifty-four percent of surveyed cybersecurity experts support a similar law in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 15th, 2018

UK regulator upholds Facebook fine in Cambridge Analytica row

Britain's information regulator on Thursday upheld a small but symbolic 500,000 pound ($645,000) fine for Facebook for breaches of data protection law related to the harvesting of data by consultancy Cambridge Analytica......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 25th, 2018

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) serious breaches of data protection

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) serious breaches of data protection Facebook has been fined £500,000 ($644,600) in the U.K. after the country’s privacy watchdog said it had carried out “serious breaches of data protection.” The Information .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 26th, 2018

Financial Firms Spending More on Data Protection, but in All the Wrong Places

More U.S. financial sector companies (84%) plan to lift their expenditures for security this year, compared with 78% that raised spending in 2017. Reported data breaches hit 36% of U.S. financial........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 5th, 2018

Charlotte Russe files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, will close 94 stores

Fashion retailer Charlotte Russe filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday with plans to close about 94 stores and put itsel.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 4th, 2019

People won’t do business with companies that experienced data breaches

In the last decade, the 10 biggest breaches exposed the data of more than 6.4 billion people. At best, if you were affected, you.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk11 hr. 3 min. ago

Savannah-based urban fashion retailer Citi Trends names new CEO

Savannah, Ga.-based urban fashion retailer Citi Trends Inc. said Friday it's named a new CEO. David Makuen, who was most recently executive vice president of marketing, strategy, and ecommerce for specialty retailer Five Below, will become CEO of Citi .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2020

Anxiety, depression and PTSD: The hidden epidemic of data breaches and cyber crimes

Data breaches and other cyber crimes take a heavy psychological toll on the millions of Americans whose personal data is p.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 21st, 2020