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After a major restructuring earlier this year, Akamai hands security leadership reins to 15-year cybersecurity veteran Dr Boaz Gelbord. [Read More]
Google is offering U.K. regulators a role overseeing its phasing out of ad-tracking technology from its Chrome browser, in a package of commitments the tech giant is proposing to apply globally to head off a competition investigation. [Read More]
Recorded Future launches an in-house initiative that sets aside $20 million to invest in seed-stage and Series A startups in the nascent threat-intelligence space. [Read More]
Federal police broke Canada's privacy laws by using a US company's controversial facial recognition software in hundreds of searches. [Read More]
Microsoft warns that attackers are simultaneously deploying TensorFlow pods on multiple Kubernetes clusters to mine cryptocurrency. [Read More]
The new Amazon Sidewalk mesh network links tens of millions of Amazon smart devices, each sharing a tiny sliver of their bandwidth to provide a wide network of connectivity even when and where WiFi service is poor or unavailable. What are the privacy and security implications? [Read More]
Kaspersky finds that financial threats diminished while ransomware operators upped their game with spam and calls to clients and partners. [Read More]
Late-state SIEM startup adds a new chief executive and banks a $200 million “growth round” investment at a $2.4 billion valuation. [Read More]
A group of online privacy activists said Monday it is taking action against hundreds of websites over their use of pop-up banners asking users to consent to "cookies", the files that track users' activity. [Read More]
Cloud-native security analytics provider Uptycs has closed a $50 million Series C funding round, bringing the total raised by the company to date up to $93 million. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Compliance

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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
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.