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Some of the top research universities in the US are cutting ties with Chinese tech giant Huawei as the company faces allegations of bank fraud and trade theft. [Read More]
Two companies exposed more than 540 million records containing information on Facebook users and their activities via unprotected AWS S3 buckets. [Read More]
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg's call for "globally harmonized" online regulation raises questions about how internet platforms can deal with concerns about misinformation and abusive content while remaining open to free speech. [Read More]
Britain has identified "significant" issues in Huawei's engineering processes that pose "new risks" for the nation's telecommunications, a government report found Thursday amid lingering global suspicion over the Chinese technology giant. [Read More]
The European Commission presented its plan to ensure the secure introduction of 5G telecoms networks, with suspicions hanging over Chinese giant Huawei. [Read More]
A second critical crypto vulnerability that can be exploited to hide vote manipulation has been discovered in the Swiss e-voting system. [Read More]
D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine introduces the Security Breach Protection Amendment Act of 2019, a bill that aims to expand breach laws and enhance data security. [Read More]
EU's anti-trust regulator slapped Google with a 1.49 billion euros ($1.69 billion) fine for illegally restricting client websites from displaying ads from ad service rivals. [Read More]
Kaspersky has filed an antitrust complaint against Apple in Russia after the tech giant introduced a new App Store policy requiring it to remove some important features from its Safe Kids app. [Read More]
Slack launches Enterprise Key Management, an Enterprise Grid add-on feature that gives organizations total control over their encryption keys. [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.
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.
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.
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.
Travis Greene's picture
GDPR is proving disruptive for European citizens who are no longer able to interact with services from outside the EU. And the compliance costs can be significant as well. But are there legitimate concerns of overreach?
Bradon Rogers's picture
Complying with GDPR was the immediate challenge, but now there is an opportunity to capture the good work that has been done and make data protection a top of mind focus for enterprises every day.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
While the upcoming GDPR compliance deadline will mark an unprecedented milestone in security, it should also serve as a crucial reminder that compliance does not equal security.
Alastair Paterson's picture
With domain name WHOIS data subject to the GDPR’s privacy requirements, the system will “go dark” until alternative preparations are made, creating a challenge for this who fight computer fraud and other criminal activity on the Internet.
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)