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NIST has announced version 1.0 of its Privacy Framework, a tool designed to help organizations manage privacy risks. [Read More]
Hundreds of Internet-accessible, unprotected medical imaging systems expose data on millions of patients worldwide, a cybersecurity firm has discovered. [Read More]
Google said is making progress in its quest to vanquish third-party cookies on its popular web browser used to track online activity. [Read More]
Dating apps Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder leak personal information to advertising companies in possible violation of European data privacy laws, a consumer group said in a report. [Read More]
The UK Data Protection Regulator issued a monetary penalty of £500,000 ($654,000) against Dixon Carphone for what it describes as "multiple, systemic and serious inadequacies" in the firm's security posture. [Read More]
Mozilla releases Firefox 72 with advanced privacy protections that involve the blocking of fingerprinting scripts by default. [Read More]
Facebook, Samsung and Ring have unveiled new or improved privacy and security tools at CES 2020. [Read More]
The popular UAE-developed mobile application ToTok has returned to the Google Play Store after it was removed on claims it was being used for government spying. [Read More]
Firefox 72 will provide users with an option to delete telemetry data in response to California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Mozilla says. [Read More]
An unprotected database exposed the data of all Wyze users who created an account before December 26, 2019. [Read More]

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Alastair Paterson's picture
For companies based in the U.S. with customers and files in many different countries, reconciling conflicting practices and laws is likely to remain a serious headache for years to come.
Jim Gordon's picture
Individuals and security professionals should have a 360 mindset and know the actions needed to take in the pursuit of data protection and the preservation of privacy.
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.