Equifax reportedly near deal to pay about $700 million over data breach — WHNT.com

(CNN) — Credit reporting agency Equifax is nearing a deal to pay about $700 million to state and federal regulators to settle probes stemming from a data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 150 million people, according to two published reports. Funds from the settlement will go toward compensating consumers for the cost of the… via Equifax reportedly near deal to pay about $700 million over data breach — WHNT.com Continue reading Equifax reportedly near deal to pay about $700 million over data breach — WHNT.com

An Indiana county just paid hackers over $100k in ransom – and they’re not alone — WTKR.com

Nearly a quarter of the nation’s cities and counties said they’re fending off cyber-attacks on government networks once an hour. via An Indiana county just paid hackers over $100k in ransom – and they’re not alone — WTKR.com Continue reading An Indiana county just paid hackers over $100k in ransom – and they’re not alone — WTKR.com

IBM buys Toronto’s Platform Computing — Financial Post

By acquiring Platform Computing Inc. on Tuesday, IBM Corp. intends to help companies deal with their growing deluge of data and make billions of dollars in the process. But there is good reason to believe Big Blue paid no small price for the Toronto-based software company via IBM buys Toronto’s Platform Computing — Financial Post Continue reading IBM buys Toronto’s Platform Computing — Financial Post

IBM closes $34 bln deal to buy Red Hat to boost cloud business — Financial Post

International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc, as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business. Read More via IBM closes $34 bln deal to buy Red Hat to boost cloud business — Financial Post Continue reading IBM closes $34 bln deal to buy Red Hat to boost cloud business — Financial Post