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Starting with its next stable release, Tor (The Onion Router) browser will reject End-Of-Life relays by default, the Tor Project has announced. [Read More]
Spain's National Court is investigating a Spanish private security firm on suspicion it spied on Julian Assange on behalf of the US while he was inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London. [Read More]
Two rights activists in Morocco have been targeted by surveillance technology developed by an Israeli firm that enables the sender to seize near-full control of mobile devices, says Amnesty International. [Read More]
Twitter said it "inadvertently" used phone numbers and email addresses for advertising even though the personal data was provided for account security. [Read More]
Despite everything that has happened over the last four years, the security posture of the 2020 presidential candidates' campaign websites is little better and often worse than it was in 2016. [Read More]
Developers of the secure messaging app Signal have rushed to patch a serious vulnerability that could have been exploited to eavesdrop on users without any interaction required. [Read More]
Turkey’s data protection authority says it has imposed a 1.6 million Turkish lira ($280,000) fine on Facebook for contravening the country’s data laws. [Read More]
Officials are calling on Facebook not to use encryption in its messaging services that does not provide authorities a way to see what is being sent. [Read More]
The US government plans to collect the DNA of all migrants detained after entering the country illegally, officials said Wednesday. [Read More]
Google is adding its Password Checkup tool to the Account password manager and Chrome, and it has unveiled some new privacy features for YouTube, Maps and Assistant. [Read More]

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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.
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.