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The SEC announced that Morgan Stanley will pay a $35 million fine to settle charges related to the company exposing the personal information of millions of customers. [Read More]
CrowdStrike is elbowing its way into new security markets with a planned acquisition of attack surface management startup Reposify and a strategic investment in API security vendor Salt Security. [Read More]
A German law requiring telecoms companies to retain customer data is a breach of EU legislation, a European court ruled Tuesday, prompting the justice minister to vow an overhaul of the rules. [Read More]
The Silicon Valley company has raised a total of $135 million since its launch in 2016 as a provider of data encryption technology using Intel SGX. [Read More]
Dig Security’s latest financing comes as venture capital investors rush to place bets on startups jostling for space in the cloud data security space. [Read More]
Microsoft says its security teams have detected zero-day exploitation of a critical vulnerability in its flagship Windows platform. [Read More]
Adobe has rolled out security fixes for at least 63 security vulnerabilities in a wide range of widely deployed Windows and macOS software products. [Read More]
Israeli startup Opus Security has banked $10 million in seed round funding to build technology for cloud security orchestration and remediation. [Read More]
Apple acknowledged the macOS zero-days in an advisory but did not share technical details or indicators of compromise to help defenders hunt for signs of infections. [Read More]
The U.S. government's CISA, NSA, and ODNI have released the first part of a three-part joint guidance series on securing the software supply chain. [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.