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Nissan Canada is informing more than 1.1 million customers that their personal information may have been compromised as a result of a data breach [Read More]
The French privacy regulator, the National Commission of Computing and Freedoms (CNIL) has issued a formal notice on WhatsApp. [Read More]
Synaptics to remove debug tool from its touchpad drivers after it was described by a security researcher as a keylogger [Read More]
Products from F5, Cisco, Citrix and others vulnerable to new version of old crypto attack. Facebook, PayPal and other top websites impacted [Read More]
US President Donald Trump signs National Defense Authorization Act for FY2018, which bans the use of Kaspersky products by government agencies [Read More]
Study conducted by Accenture and AMA shows that a majority of physicians in the US have experienced a cybersecurity incident, including phishing, malware and inappropriate access by insiders [Read More]
Synaptics touchpad driver present on hundreds of HP laptops includes keylogging functionality. Patches available for a majority of affected devices [Read More]
New functionality added by Onapsis to its security platform allows SAP customers to check if they are GDPR-compliant [Read More]
Google is stepping up the fight against unwanted and harmful applications on Android and will soon start alerting users on apps and websites leading to apps that collect personal data without their consent. [Read More]
DHS memo claims China-based drone maker DJI is sending data on U.S. critical infrastructure and law enforcement to the Chinese government [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Privacy

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Adam Firestone's picture
The misconception that Internet privacy equals anonymity must be dispelled if cyberspace is to be a secure and safe place. At the same time, mechanisms must be incorporated to ensure that communications remain confidential and resistant to unauthorized alteration by third parties.
Tal Be'ery's picture
The Google-backed "Certificate Transparency" initiative has gained much momentum and may have a real chance to amend the battered Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI).
Chris Coleman's picture
The events that occurred in 2013 will forever be reflected in the Internet DNA of the future, and how the cyber security market evolves to accommodate that future.
Gant Redmon's picture
Proper use of Google Glass respecting law and privacy will be all about context. Context is different depending where you are. Are you in a public place, a private place, or a restricted place like a government installation?
Ram Mohan's picture
There is a lot we can do to keep our data private and, like many aspects of managing security, it’s a process that is best grounded in common sense. What can organizations do to shield themselves from the kind of scrutiny that has caught the world’s attention recently?
Michael Callahan's picture
There’s more than functionality and availability issues ailing Healthcare.gov. There’s significant potential for compromise.
Gant Redmon's picture
In today's world, people are screaming “Privacy!” but it’s confusing who they’re screaming at. That’s why I thought I’d pen a timely guide to the current privacy outrage. Confusion stems from there being four plot lines going at the same time.
Mike Tierney's picture
It is difficult to argue against the fact that in today's world organizations need to deploy at least some level of activity monitoring to protect themselves against the insider threat, other cyber risks and productivity loss.
Gant Redmon's picture
While you can’t do anything about the terms when using a product or service, you can decide whether or not to get into the contractual relationship in the first place and what information you share if you do click through.
Oliver Rochford's picture
As the “Snowden leaks” continue in their revelations and unraveling of the twisted web of government surveillance, it is becoming clear that the foundation of trust in the Internet as a shared commons has been thoroughly undermined.