Sony Settles (Some Claims) Over Breach

By | Monday November 30th, 2015

Sony will pay up to US $8 million to settle claims against the company
over a breach that exposed employee information. The settlement calls
for a maximum of US $10,000 per person affected for losses incurred due
to identity theft; a maximum of US $1,000 per person for fraud
protection services. US $3.5 million is earmarked for legal fees.

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About Roberto Obialero

Roberto is a Security Professional self-employed currently consulting with several customers and managing the IT Security projects at Gruppo Finmatica. He has more than thirty years of experience in the Information and Communication Technology field working in both technical and business development roles for various sized businesses; the past fifteen years have been focused on activities like secure networks design, critical infrastructures protection, vulnerability assessment, enterprise security monitoring, incident handling and computer forensics. He holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineering at Politecnico di Torino and two SANS Gold Certifications: GIAC Perimeter Protection Analyst (GPPA) and GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA). He's a research contributor for several publications edited by Italian security groups (Clusit, Oracle Community for Security, Cloud Security Alliance, Digital Forensics Alumni) with the main objective to disseminate information about security topics. Roberto feels such collaboration is a great opportunity to meet security minded people and share passion and knowledge within the community.

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