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Securit.ai has emerged from stealth with $31 million in funding to launch its platform that uses artificial intelligence to understand the nature and use of companies' stored personal data. [Read More]
Microsoft says its contractors listen to conversations to hone voice translation features offered by Skype and its digital assistant Cortana, but only when obtaining user permission. [Read More]
Twitter again admits that it may have shared some ad-related data collected from users with third parties without permission. [Read More]
Chrome 76 closed a loophole that allowed sites to detect when the Incognito Mode was being used, but a bypass for it has already been discovered. [Read More]
Global privacy regulators joined forces Tuesday to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra. [Read More]
U.S. regulators have fined Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and are instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. [Read More]
U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr says increased encryption of data on phones and computers and encrypted messaging apps are putting American security at risk. [Read More]
Security researchers have discovered eight Chrome and Firefox extensions that leak user data, including personally identifiable information (PII) and corporate information (CI). [Read More]
Researchers claim they can trick Cylance’s AI-based antivirus into believing a malicious file is benign by appending certain strings to it. The vendor has launched an investigation. [Read More]
Poland and Lithuania are looking into the potential security risks of using a Russian-made face-editing app that has triggered a viral social media trend where users post "aged" selfies. [Read More]

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David Holmes's picture
Architects and IT security teams are looking for technology evolutions to help them manage real problems in endpoint storage and messaging.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Regardless of which framework you use, it’s crucial to operationalize it in the context of your organization’s unique environment and risk factors.
Laurence Pitt's picture
In the coming years the data protection and privacy landscape will change dramatically, improving the experience for us as individuals but potentially making things more complex for businesses.
Alastair Paterson's picture
With more legislation expected, every company should ensure they have a robust framework in place along with strong data mapping capabilities.
Torsten George's picture
By implementing the core pillars of GDPR, organizations can assure they meet the mandate’s requirements while strengthening their cyber security posture.
Preston Hogue's picture
You should be asking yourself what your digital vapor trail says about you and its potential impact on your own reputation and the trust others have in you.
Preston Hogue's picture
In the United States, it is consumers’ responsibility to opt out of sharing their information with the services they join—and figuring out how to do so.
Preston Hogue's picture
There have been so many high-profile breaches that a person’s entire life could be laid out, triangulated and, ultimately, faked by someone with the wrong set of intentions.
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.