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Symantec shares more information on the internal investigation announced last week. Company’s stock gained nearly 10% on Monday [Read More]
Facebook said Monday it has suspended "around 200" apps on its platform as part of an investigation into misuse of private user data. [Read More]
EFAIL: researchers say they’ve found ways to steal plain text from emails encrypted with OpenPGP and S/MIME, but some believe the claims are overblown [Read More]
Once the UK leaves the EU, GDPR within the UK will be replaced by the new Data Protection Bill, which is designed to ensure the UK's data protection adequacy. [Read More]
Symantec stock fell roughly 20 percent on Thursday after the company announced an internal investigation that will likely delay its annual report to the SEC [Read More]
A report from the Senate Intelligence Committee says Russian hackers attempted to undermine confidence in the voting process in the 2016 election, but there is no evidence that they manipulated votes or modified voter registration data [Read More]
SafeBreach raises $15 million in Series B funding round, bringing the total raised by the company so far to $34 million [Read More]
A December 2017 study by Cliqz and Ghostery found that Facebook monitors nearly one-third of global internet traffic regardless of whether the user is a member of Facebook or not. [Read More]
A malicious package masquerading as a cookie parsing library but delivering a backdoor instead was unpublished from the npm Registry along with three other packages [Read More]
Australia's troubled Commonwealth Bank admits losing financial records for almost 20 million customers in a major security blunder -- but insists there is no need to worry [Read More]

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Alastair Paterson's picture
With domain name WHOIS data subject to the GDPR’s privacy requirements, the system will “go dark” until alternative preparations are made, creating a challenge for this who fight computer fraud and other criminal activity on the Internet.
Preston Hogue's picture
With each new digital industry, process or service comes a new data source that can be compiled and cross referenced, introducing new ways to see into people’s lives, activities and business operations.
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?