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British payday loan company Wonga suffers data breach. The incident could affect up to 270,000 current and former customers [Read More]
The European Parliament adopted a resolution strongly criticizing the EU-US Privacy Shield. [Read More]
Microsoft has revealed details on the data collection practices that the next major Windows 10 version, set to arrive next week, will be collecting from users’ computers. [Read More]
The Kantara Initiative set it would help its non-European Union (EU) government and corporate members engage with Europe on pan-jurisdiction federated digital identity, trust and privacy initiatives, including GDPR. [Read More]
Honeywell has launched a new product designed to protect industrial facilities from USB-borne threats [Read More]
When Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey teased that he had joined the world of social media with secret Facebook and Twitter accounts, tech writer Ashley Feinberg took the dare. [Read More]
A hacker gained access to the names, dates of birth and SSNs of job seekers in 10 U.S. states after breaching the systems of America’s JobLink (AJL) [Read More]
The Senate on voted to overturn FCC rules that would prevent ISPs from monetizing customers' information without their consent. [Read More]
Google is displeased that Symantec failed to oversee issuance of certificates by its partners and wants Chrome to gradually distrust all current certificates [Read More]
The server hosting Android Forums was hacked and the website’s database was accessed. Only 2.5% of active users affected [Read More]

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Jim Ivers's picture
Enlightened toy manufacturers likely begin to embrace the basic concepts of IoT security and build connected toys that can be trusted by parents.
Travis Greene's picture
Reducing the amount of personal data subject to GDPR is a critical step towards minimizing the amount of risk that GDPR will expose.
Erin O’Malley's picture
Today, we expect ultimate convenience. But at what cost? More and more, I’m left wondering whether modern conveniences—grâce à today’s advanced technologies—are truly worth the risk.
Steven Grossman's picture
The PCI DSS 3.2 should greatly help companies reduce third party vendor risk, and is starting to shift from just a check-the-compliance-box activity to a more continuous compliance model.
Jim Ivers's picture
If a car’s systems can be hacked to disable critical systems, then attacks can also be used to extract information. Similar to IoT, if data is being collected, data can be exfiltrated.
David Holmes's picture
The portion of encrypted traffic keeps rising, so IT security administrators will be forced to do more SSL decryption if they are to get any value at all out of their fancy security tools.
Travis Greene's picture
To understand why return on Access Governance is lower versus other security technologies, we first need to understand why Access Governance is implemented in the first place.
David Holmes's picture
In the initial hours after the Paris attacks by Islamic terrorists, when the PlayStation 4 rumor was first circulating, I decided to see exactly what kind of encryption the PS4 uses for its messaging system.
Torsten George's picture
To achieve continuous compliance and monitoring, organizations are forced to automate many otherwise manual, labor-intensive tasks.
Torsten George's picture
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework is an important building block, but still just the first step towards implementing operationalized defenses against cyber security risks.