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Unprotected Cisco WebEx and Zoom meetings can be easily accessed by malicious actors due to an API enumeration vulnerability dubbed Prying-Eye. [Read More]
Online companies in the EU can no longer present internet users with a pre-checked box telling them cookies will be planted on their smartphone or computer if they don't deselect the option, under a ruling issued Tuesday. [Read More]
BlackBerry announces launch of Advanced Technology Development Labs, a new R&D business unit focusing on cybersecurity. [Read More]
A Spanish private security firm, which is under investigation in Madrid, spied on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on behalf of the CIA while he was inside the Ecudoran embassy in London. [Read More]
Apple releases security updates for iOS 13 and iPadOS to address a vulnerability that allows third-party keyboard extensions to gain “full access” without being granted permission. [Read More]
Dunkin' Donuts sued by New York's State Attorney General over data breaches that took place in 2015 and 2018. [Read More]
A new report from the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows that the Department of Energy (DOE) has yet to fully analyze the electric grid cybersecurity risks. [Read More]
Apple will soon patch a bug in iOS 13 and iPadOS that gives “full access” permissions to third-party keyboard apps without the user’s approval. [Read More]
Google is not required to apply an EU "right to be forgotten" to its search engine domains outside Europe, the EU's top court ruled Tuesday in a landmark decision. [Read More]
Facebook said it suspended "tens of thousands" of apps on its platform as a result of its review on privacy practices launched following the scandal involving Cambridge Analytica. [Read More]

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Laurence Pitt's picture
Failure to implement basic cybersecurity hygiene practices will leave retailers vulnerable to damage and fines during a lucrative time for their businesses.
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.
Preston Hogue's picture
It’s a good reminder that communications in cyberspace can have a long shelf life that both individuals and organizations would be wise to consider.
Laurence Pitt's picture
ePrivacy takes GDPR's approach a step further by ensuring personal and family privacy in relation to data collection, storage and usage.
Justin Fier's picture
Over time, holding people responsible will lead individuals to see how their actions impact the security of the organization and come to consider themselves responsible for the security of the company.
Travis Greene's picture
While GDPR doesn’t require encryption, there are four mentions of encryption in GDPR that provide real incentives for organizations to use encryption.
Mike Fleck's picture
GDPR is a regulation-based initiative that will influence the development of information technology over the next decade.
Mike Fleck's picture
Big companies can say they are GFPR compliant, but odds are their current structure will never allow them to find, identify, and categorize all the data that they have collected over time.
Lance Cottrell's picture
Even while using Tor hidden services, there are still many ways you can be exposed and have your activities compromised if you don’t take the right precautions.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Despite the long ramp-up towards the GDPR compliance deadline, the effects of the new regulations are still very much in infancy.