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Cryptocurrency trading powerhouse Coinbase has announced plans to acquire Unbound Security, an Israeli startup providing protection for cryptographic keys and credentials. [Read More]
Google Project Zero's Natalie Silvanovich reports a pair of Zoom security defects that expose Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS and Android users to malicious hacker attacks. [Read More]
Apple has filed a lawsuit seeking to hold NSO Group accountable for hacking into Apple’s iOS mobile platform with so-called zero-click exploits to spy on researchers, journalists, activists, dissidents, academics, and government officials. [Read More]
WhatsApp is adding more details to its privacy policy and flagging that information for European users, after Irish regulators slapped the chat service with a record fine for breaching strict EU data privacy rules. [Read More]
The newly discovered Android banking trojan targets international banks and five different cryptocurrency services. [Read More]
Start-up tokenization firm introduces a solution to the Right to be Forgotten (RTBF) problem inherent in new data protection and privacy legislation. [Read More]
Public cloud data protection provider Laminar has emerged from stealth with $32 million in Series A funding led by Insight Partners. [Read More]
Microsoft-owned GitHub warns that a pair of newly discovered vulnerabilities continue to expose the soft underbelly of the open-source software supply chain. [Read More]
Zoom ships multiple security bulletins calling special attention to a pair of “high-risk” bugs affecting its on-prem meeting connector software and the popular Keybase Client. [Read More]
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday announced support for the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace. [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.