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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]
Apple maintains it was blindsided and handcuffed by a Trump administration probe that resulted in the company handing over phone data from two Democratic congressmen. [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]
Apple has announced a VPN-like service and several new privacy features at its 2021 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). [Read More]
Navistar International Corporation confirms data stolen in cyberattack that affected some operations. [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]
The Microsoft initiative builds on the need for APAC governments to build cyber-defense strategies and keep the region protected from attacks through strong collaboration with tech companies. [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]

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Gordon Lawson's picture
While obscurity is an offensive tool for attackers, it also represents a defensive measure for organizations. Let’s consider the benefits of concealing network infrastructure and activity from the outside world to reduce the enterprise attack surface.
Preston Hogue's picture
There is a dawning realization of the potential danger posed by algorithms, written by humans to steer other humans.
Preston Hogue's picture
Everywhere you go, you cast a shadow of data that, taken together, reveals who you are, what you like to do, your habits, your addictions.
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.
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.
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.
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.