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Popular applications that use third-party, ready-to-go advertising Software Development Kits (SDKs) expose user data by transmitting it over the insecure HTTP protocol, Kaspersky Lab warns. [Read More]
Facebook this week confirmed that it indeed knows when users access websites and apps that use Facebook services, even if they don’t have an account on the social network. [Read More]
IBM releases Adversarial Robustness Toolbox, an open source software library designed to help researchers and developers secure artificial intelligence (AI) systems [Read More]
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg testified for nearly 10 hours over two days on Facebook's privacy and data protection issues before committees of the Senate and House: [Read More]
Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) develops new IoT Security Maturity Model (SMM), building on its own security framework and reference architecture [Read More]
In the United States there are practically no laws against the use of data from social media or search engines, but the Federal Trade Commission did sanction Facebook in 2011 for its handling of personal data. [Read More]
Mark Zuckerberg will appear before US lawmakers as a firestorm rocks Facebook over its data privacy scandal, with pressure mounting for new regulations on social media platforms. [Read More]
Facebook was aware more than two years ago of Cambridge Analytica's harvesting of the personal profiles of up to 87 million users and cannot rule out other cases of abuse of user data. [Read More]
VirusTotal announces launch of a new Android sandbox called VirusTotal Droidy, which provides detailed information on potential Android threats [Read More]
AWS launches new tools designed to help users manage firewalls, provision private certificates, and safely store and distribute credentials and other secrets [Read More]

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Ashley Arbuckle's picture
Penalties for non-compliance with GDPR will be severe. For example, if your organization fails to report a data breach within 72 hours, expect a fine.
Jalal Bouhdada's picture
Jalal Bouhdada, Founder and Principal ICS Security Consultant at Applied Risk, discusses the implications of the new EU Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS)
Steven Grossman's picture
How can a company protect its information and operations without running askew of data privacy laws and the concerns of its customers?
Alastair Paterson's picture
What can U.S.-based companies do to prepare for the GDPR that is due to come into force in May 2018? These five steps can help.
Jennifer Blatnik's picture
Protecting this data is a necessity as more and more consumers are voluntarily offering up their rights to security or privacy in search for convenience.
Steven Grossman's picture
Why do we seem to need layer upon layer of regulation and guidance to try to ensure a more secure business world? Is it working?
Lance Cottrell's picture
By surreptitiously monitoring and engaging with potential attackers and malware developers you can successfully gain information about emerging attack methods, patterns, and practices in the cyber underground.
Jim Ivers's picture
With the advent of connected devices, privacy and security have become tightly linked because theft of private data is often the goal of malicious attacks.
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.