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United States Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) have asked Facebook to provide an explanation on its collection and handling of user location information. [Read More]
The Army's use of a China-owned video app called TikTok as part of a new campaign to recruit young people into the service is raising concerns on Capitol Hill. [Read More]
A US congressional committee on Monday asked for a briefing on a Google project to modernize healthcare while giving the internet titan access to millions of people's medical data. [Read More]
Americans are increasingly fearful of monitoring of their online and offline activities, both by governments and private companies, a survey shows. [Read More]
Backend operation services provider InfoTrax Systems has reached a settlement with the FTC over a data breach discovered in 2016. [Read More]
Canada's spy agencies are divided over whether or not to ban Chinese technology giant Huawei from fifth generation (5G) networks over security concerns. [Read More]
Google on Tuesday defended a project aimed at modernizing healthcare while giving it access to medical data of millions of people. [Read More]
US customs officers cannot search the computers and phones of people arriving in America unless they have "reasonable suspicion," a federal judge ruled in a decision praised by rights activists. [Read More]
All companies subject to PCI DSS security requirements are audited once per year, yet many of these companies continue to be breached. [Read More]
Whistleblowers and digital pioneers have long been sounding the alarm about abuses of our privacy online, and tech entrepreneurs are bidding to turn growing consciousness about the problem into a money-making industry. [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.