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The U.K.’s National Health Service warns that an unknown threat actor is successfully hitting vulnerable VMWare Horizon servers with Log4j exploits. [Read More]
A judge said Thursday he will fine Cyber Ninjas, the contractor that led Arizona Republicans’ 2020 election review, $50,000 a day if the firm doesn’t immediately turn over public records related to the unprecedented inquiry. [Read More]
Switzerland's army has banned the use of WhatsApp whilst on duty, a spokesman confirmed Thursday, in favour of a Swiss messaging service deemed more secure in terms of data protection. [Read More]
French regulators have hit Google and Facebook with 210 million euros ($237 million) in fines over their use of "cookies", the data used to track users online. [Read More]
VMware ships patches for heap-overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution attacks. [Read More]
Recorded Future snaps up SecurityTrails for a direct entry into the booming attack surface management business. [Read More]
The Goldman Sachs-owned startup formerly known as White Ops is planning on global expansion and new industry categories. [Read More]
Google expands push into the lucrative cybersecurity business with a new deal to acquire late-state SOAR startup Siemplify. [Read More]
LastPass users are being urged to change master passwords and enable multi-factor authentication for all accounts. [Read More]
DuckDuckGo plans to ship a privacy-centric desktop browser built from scratch to compete with Google’s Chrome and Microsoft’s Edge. [Read More]

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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.
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.