Carnival is fined $5 million by New York over cybersecurity violations

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Reuters UK

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York state regulator on Friday fined Carnival Corp $5 million over “significant” cybersecurity violations, as the cruise line operator suffered at least four cybersecurity events that exposed a substantial amount of sensitive, personal data belonging to its customers. New York’s Department of Financial Services said Carnival violated a state regulation requiring greater oversight, reporting and training to prevent data breaches, including ransomware attacks, and as a result filed improper compliance certifications from 2018 to 2020. (Reporting by Jonathan Stempel in …

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