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European venture capital and private equity firm Smartfin has acquired Hex-Rays, the company behind the widely deployed IDA Pro software disassembler. [Read More]
Zimbra has rushed out patches to provide cover for a code execution flaw that has already been exploited to plant malware on target machines. [Read More]
Zoom has rolled out a high-priority patch for macOS users with a warning that hackers could abuse the software flaw to connect to and control Zoom Apps. [Read More]
Biometric authentication provider IronVest has emerged from stealth mode with $23 million in seed funding. [Read More]
Data privacy platform DataGrail raises $45 million in Series C funding round led by Third Point Ventures. [Read More]
Microsoft releases patches to address more than 90 security defects affecting products in the Windows ecosystem but there's no fix yet for a pair of exploited Exchange Server bugs. [Read More]
Adobe ships security patches for 29 documented vulnerabilities across multiple enterprise-facing products. [Read More]
President Joe Biden signed an executive order designed to protect the privacy of personal data transfers between the EU and the United States and address European concerns about US intelligence collection activities. [Read More]
A San Francisco jury on Wednesday found former Uber security chief Joe Sullivan guilty of covering up a 2016 data breach and concealing information on a felony from law enforcement. [Read More]
RealDefense has raised $30 million from Sunflower Bank, which will help it complete the acquisition of more privacy and cybersecurity firms. [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.