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WhatsApp is adding more details to its privacy policy and flagging that information for European users, after Irish regulators slapped the chat service with a record fine for breaching strict EU data privacy rules. [Read More]
The newly discovered Android banking trojan targets international banks and five different cryptocurrency services. [Read More]
Microsoft's threat hunters have caught Iranian threat actors breaking into IT services shops in India and Israel and stealing credentials for downstream software supply chain attacks. [Read More]
Start-up tokenization firm introduces a solution to the Right to be Forgotten (RTBF) problem inherent in new data protection and privacy legislation. [Read More]
Public cloud data protection provider Laminar has emerged from stealth with $32 million in Series A funding led by Insight Partners. [Read More]
Google paid roughly $60,000 in bug bounty rewards to the external security researchers reporting high-severity vulnerabilities in Chrome. [Read More]
Mandiant researchers says narratives used in the Ghostwriter information operations campaign are aligned with Belarusian government interests, suggesting at least partial involvement. [Read More]
Researchers showcase new attack that relies on non-uniform and frequency-based Rowhammer access patterns to bypass Target Row Refresh (TRR) on DDR4 DRAM. [Read More]
Microsoft-owned GitHub warns that a pair of newly discovered vulnerabilities continue to expose the soft underbelly of the open-source software supply chain. [Read More]
Chipmakers Intel and AMD release patches for multiple vulnerabilities in multiple products, including a series of high severity issues in software drivers. [Read More]

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Gordon Lawson's picture
While obscurity is an offensive tool for attackers, it also represents a defensive measure for organizations. Let’s consider the benefits of concealing network infrastructure and activity from the outside world to reduce the enterprise attack surface.
Preston Hogue's picture
There is a dawning realization of the potential danger posed by algorithms, written by humans to steer other humans.
Preston Hogue's picture
Everywhere you go, you cast a shadow of data that, taken together, reveals who you are, what you like to do, your habits, your addictions.
Alastair Paterson's picture
For companies based in the U.S. with customers and files in many different countries, reconciling conflicting practices and laws is likely to remain a serious headache for years to come.
Jim Gordon's picture
Individuals and security professionals should have a 360 mindset and know the actions needed to take in the pursuit of data protection and the preservation of privacy.
David Holmes's picture
Architects and IT security teams are looking for technology evolutions to help them manage real problems in endpoint storage and messaging.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Regardless of which framework you use, it’s crucial to operationalize it in the context of your organization’s unique environment and risk factors.
Laurence Pitt's picture
In the coming years the data protection and privacy landscape will change dramatically, improving the experience for us as individuals but potentially making things more complex for businesses.
Alastair Paterson's picture
With more legislation expected, every company should ensure they have a robust framework in place along with strong data mapping capabilities.
Torsten George's picture
By implementing the core pillars of GDPR, organizations can assure they meet the mandate’s requirements while strengthening their cyber security posture.