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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]
Adobe patches a security flaw in the RoboHelp Server product, warning that corporate environments are exposed to arbitrary code execution attacks. [Read More]
Since mid-September, at least nine global entities across multiple sectors were compromised in attacks exploiting a ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus security flaw. [Read More]
Electronic Warfare Associates said its email system was compromised in August by hackers who stole social security numbers and other personally identifiable information. [Read More]
The $10 million Series A funding round was led by Gula Tech Ventures and Paladin Capital Group [Read More]
Facebook said it will shut down its face-recognition system and delete the faceprints of more than 1 billion people. [Read More]
The privacy-focused messaging platform explains how it thwarts spam without access to the contents of encrypted messages. [Read More]
Companies in China would need government approval to transfer important data abroad under proposed rules that would tighten Beijing's control over information and might disrupt operations for international corporations. [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.