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Karissa A. Breen

Karissa Breen, more commonly known as KB, is a serial entrepreneur that founded KBI.Media, the independent & agnostic global cybersecurity media company. KB is a Cybersecurity Investigative Journalist that hosts the flagship podcast, KBKast, interviewing cybersecurity practitioners from around the globe about security and the problems business executives face. KB likes to ask real questions and gets real answers from her guests, providing a unique yet neutral position on these topics. KB is the Producer & Host of the streaming show, 2Factors, where she asks questions to demystify the world of cybersecurity, providing insight into the world of security to business executives, and focuses on the downstream impacts these cybersecurity events have on our markets.

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UPDATE: Latitude Financial Hit by Data Breach

Last week, ​​consumer finance provider Latitude Financial suffered a cyberattack that compromised the personal information of around 330,000 customers in New Zealand and Australia. Most of the stolen data was copies of driver’s licenses or numbers, and only a small percentage were passport numbers or Medicare numbers. The Department of Internal Affairs has confirmed that customers don’t need to replace their passports, but Latitude has offered to pay for the replacement of identification documents at no cost to customers. IDCARE has been engaged to help impacted customers, and the company has launched a review into the breach.

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MyCISO Launches in Style

MyCISO Launches in Style

Thursday, 18th August, I was the MC of the MyCISO Launch event hosted at the stunning ‘Shell House’ in Sydney, Australia. The team has been working on the...

What I’ve Learnt as an Entrepreneur

What I’ve Learnt as an Entrepreneur

A few things I’ve learnt over the years of being an Entrepreneur. This changes for me all the time, our challenges become easier to tackle and what scares us varies. Ultimately, you learn so much, and I wanted to share what I’ve learnt so far.