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By the end of 2023, GitHub will mandate that all code contributors secure their computers with at least one form of two-factor authentication (2FA) account protection. [Read More]
The U.S. government is barreling ahead with plans to mitigate future threats from quantum computing with a new White House memo directing federal agencies to jumpstart an all-hands-on-deck approach to migrating to quantum-resistant technologies. [Read More]
The European Parliament voted to hand the EU's police agency new powers to gather and use data, provoking an angry response from privacy activists. [Read More]
Hubble Technology banks $9 million in venture capital funding to build an “agentless technology asset visibility” aimed at disrupting the asset management space. [Read More]
Traceable AI, a startup building technology to reduce attack surfaces in APIs, has banked a new $60 million funding round that values the company at $450 million. [Read More]
Google announces the developer preview of new technology to create more private advertising solutions for Android. [Read More]
Three young Israelis formerly serving in military cyber units have figured out how to locate your digital footprint -- and give you the tools to delete it. [Read More]
Endpoint visibility technology vendor Fleet attracted $20 million in new funding at a valuation in the range of $100 million. [Read More]
Google will let people request that more types of content such as personal contact information like phone numbers, email and physical addresses be removed from search results. [Read More]
Researchers at Microsoft find a way to exploit for a pair of privilege escalation flaws to plant a root backdoor on Linux systems. [Read More]

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Travis Greene's picture
Reducing the amount of personal data subject to GDPR is a critical step towards minimizing the amount of risk that GDPR will expose.
Erin O’Malley's picture
Today, we expect ultimate convenience. But at what cost? More and more, I’m left wondering whether modern conveniences—grâce à today’s advanced technologies—are truly worth the risk.
Steven Grossman's picture
The PCI DSS 3.2 should greatly help companies reduce third party vendor risk, and is starting to shift from just a check-the-compliance-box activity to a more continuous compliance model.
Jim Ivers's picture
If a car’s systems can be hacked to disable critical systems, then attacks can also be used to extract information. Similar to IoT, if data is being collected, data can be exfiltrated.
David Holmes's picture
The portion of encrypted traffic keeps rising, so IT security administrators will be forced to do more SSL decryption if they are to get any value at all out of their fancy security tools.
Travis Greene's picture
To understand why return on Access Governance is lower versus other security technologies, we first need to understand why Access Governance is implemented in the first place.
David Holmes's picture
In the initial hours after the Paris attacks by Islamic terrorists, when the PlayStation 4 rumor was first circulating, I decided to see exactly what kind of encryption the PS4 uses for its messaging system.
Torsten George's picture
To achieve continuous compliance and monitoring, organizations are forced to automate many otherwise manual, labor-intensive tasks.
Torsten George's picture
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework is an important building block, but still just the first step towards implementing operationalized defenses against cyber security risks.
James McFarlin's picture
U.S tech giants are playing a game of high-stakes global brinksmanship around who has rights to control their data, which impacts their European growth prospects, business models, and ultimately stock valuations.