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Facebook has pulled the Onavo Protect security app, one of its own products, from Apple's app store because it didn't want to stop tracking what people were doing on their iPhones. [Read More]
Facial recognition technology was credited with the arrest of a man attempting to use a fake passport to enter the United States at Washington's Dulles airport, officials said. [Read More]
The timely delivery of security updates for Android smartphones is a highly important defense-in-depth strategy, Google says [Read More]
Wickr partners with Psiphon to create Wickr Open Access, which combines Wickr's cryptography with Psiphon's network availability to provide consistent deliverable security, anywhere [Read More]
Phishing attack on the Democratic National Committee’s voter database was actually part of a simulated phishing test, researchers and the DNC confirmed [Read More]
Facebook suspends more than 400 of thousands of applications it has investigated to determine whether people's personal information was being improperly shared [Read More]
Semmle, a company whose software engineering analytics platform is used by Microsoft, Google, NASA and others, launches globally with $21 million in funding [Read More]
Skype users on the latest version of the application can now take full advantage of end-to-end encryption in their conversations, Microsoft says. [Read More]
An investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you've used privacy settings that say they will prevent it from doing so. [Read More]
Critical vulnerabilities discovered in smart city systems can be exploited by hackers to cause panic, researchers warn [Read More]

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Marie Hattar's picture
GDPR is an opportunity to put in place measures that strengthen the overall security and compliance posture of organizations, using GDPR's requirements as the pivot point.
Lance Cottrell's picture
Facial recognition systems are becoming cheaper, better, easier to use, and more widely deployed, while social media platforms are creating an ocean of easily identifiable faces that are widely accessible.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
Penalties for non-compliance with GDPR will be severe. For example, if your organization fails to report a data breach within 72 hours, expect a fine.
Jalal Bouhdada's picture
Jalal Bouhdada, Founder and Principal ICS Security Consultant at Applied Risk, discusses the implications of the new EU Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS)
Steven Grossman's picture
How can a company protect its information and operations without running askew of data privacy laws and the concerns of its customers?
Alastair Paterson's picture
What can U.S.-based companies do to prepare for the GDPR that is due to come into force in May 2018? These five steps can help.
Jennifer Blatnik's picture
Protecting this data is a necessity as more and more consumers are voluntarily offering up their rights to security or privacy in search for convenience.
Steven Grossman's picture
Why do we seem to need layer upon layer of regulation and guidance to try to ensure a more secure business world? Is it working?
Lance Cottrell's picture
By surreptitiously monitoring and engaging with potential attackers and malware developers you can successfully gain information about emerging attack methods, patterns, and practices in the cyber underground.
Jim Ivers's picture
With the advent of connected devices, privacy and security have become tightly linked because theft of private data is often the goal of malicious attacks.