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Reuters is reporting that a draft executive order would set new rules on data breach disclosure and use of multi-factor authentication and encryption in federal agencies. [Read More]
Europe and the United States will use a thaw in ties to strike a pact that would allow for the exchange of private data across the Atlantic, replacing previous agreements struck down by an EU court. [Read More]
Solarwinds has shipped a major security update to fix at least four documented security vulnerabilities, including a pair of bugs that be exploited for remote code execution attacks. [Read More]
Slack rushed to take action on Wednesday after customers raised security-related concerns regarding a new feature that allows users to send direct messages to anyone. [Read More]
Digital identity network firm ID.me has joined list of cybersecurity unicorns after banking a new $100 million funding round that values the company at $1.5 billion. [Read More]
The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider an appeal by Facebook that would have derailed a $15 billion lawsuit over whether it illegally tracked users about a decade ago. [Read More]
Healthcare IoT cybersecurity and intelligence provider Cylera today announced a new $10 million funding round to drive plans for international expansion. [Read More]
HD Moore’s network and asset discovery provider Rumble closes $5 million venture capital founding round. [Read More]
For the third time this year, Google has shipped an urgent fix to block in-the-wild zero-day attacks hitting its flagship Chrome browser but defenders lament the lack of information on the live attacks. [Read More]
Even agencies that sanitize PDFs before publishing fail to properly remove all of the targeted information. [Read More]

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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.
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.