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The Tor Project, the organization behind the Tor anonymity network, publishes financial documents showing revenues of over $4 million in 2017. [Read More]
Cybersecurity experts say a newly enacted law rushed through Australia's parliament will instead be a boon to the criminal underworld by undermining the technical integrity of the internet, hurting digital security and user privacy. [Read More]
The European Union and its citizens should be "worried" about telecoms giant Huawei and other Chinese firms that cooperate with Beijing's intelligence services, official warns. [Read More]
A new class action lawsuit filed against Marriott following the massive data breach alleges that the hotel giant still exposes customer information. [Read More]
Australia passed controversial laws allowing spies and police to snoop on the encrypted communications of suspected terrorists and criminals. [Read More]
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg pushed back Wednesday against emails showing the social media giant offering Netflix and other popular apps preferential access to people's data even after it had tightened its privacy rules. [Read More]
Attorneys General from 12 states announce that the first multistate HIPAA-related data breach lawsuit has been filed against Medical Informatics Engineering and NoMoreClipboard after they allowed hackers to steal the information of 3.9 million individuals. [Read More]
The British Parliament has released some 250 pages worth of documents that show Facebook considered charging developers for data access. [Read More]
Thousands of emails were stolen from the hacked accounts of aides to the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) during the 2018 midterm campaign. [Read More]
Malicious actors could abuse machine-to-machine (M2M) protocols such as MQTT and CoAP in attacks aimed at IoT and industrial IoT systems. [Read More]

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Laurence Pitt's picture
Failure to implement basic cybersecurity hygiene practices will leave retailers vulnerable to damage and fines during a lucrative time for their businesses.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
Ashley Arbuckle interviews Michelle Dennedy, Cisco’s Chief Privacy Officer (CPO), to discuss how data privacy has a major impact on business.
Preston Hogue's picture
It’s a good reminder that communications in cyberspace can have a long shelf life that both individuals and organizations would be wise to consider.
Laurence Pitt's picture
ePrivacy takes GDPR's approach a step further by ensuring personal and family privacy in relation to data collection, storage and usage.
Justin Fier's picture
Over time, holding people responsible will lead individuals to see how their actions impact the security of the organization and come to consider themselves responsible for the security of the company.
Travis Greene's picture
While GDPR doesn’t require encryption, there are four mentions of encryption in GDPR that provide real incentives for organizations to use encryption.
Mike Fleck's picture
GDPR is a regulation-based initiative that will influence the development of information technology over the next decade.
Mike Fleck's picture
Big companies can say they are GFPR compliant, but odds are their current structure will never allow them to find, identify, and categorize all the data that they have collected over time.
Lance Cottrell's picture
Even while using Tor hidden services, there are still many ways you can be exposed and have your activities compromised if you don’t take the right precautions.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Despite the long ramp-up towards the GDPR compliance deadline, the effects of the new regulations are still very much in infancy.