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The U.S. government is barreling ahead with plans to mitigate future threats from quantum computing with a new White House memo directing federal agencies to jumpstart an all-hands-on-deck approach to migrating to quantum-resistant technologies. [Read More]
The European Parliament voted to hand the EU's police agency new powers to gather and use data, provoking an angry response from privacy activists. [Read More]
Hubble Technology banks $9 million in venture capital funding to build an “agentless technology asset visibility” aimed at disrupting the asset management space. [Read More]
Traceable AI, a startup building technology to reduce attack surfaces in APIs, has banked a new $60 million funding round that values the company at $450 million. [Read More]
Google announces the developer preview of new technology to create more private advertising solutions for Android. [Read More]
Three young Israelis formerly serving in military cyber units have figured out how to locate your digital footprint -- and give you the tools to delete it. [Read More]
Endpoint visibility technology vendor Fleet attracted $20 million in new funding at a valuation in the range of $100 million. [Read More]
Google will let people request that more types of content such as personal contact information like phone numbers, email and physical addresses be removed from search results. [Read More]
Synopsys is expanding its reach into the cybersecurity business with plans to shell out $330 million to acquire White Hat security. [Read More]
Enveil, an early-stage startup tackling the 'holy grail' of data encryption, has banked another $25 million in venture capital funding. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Privacy

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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.