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Google's CEO Sundar Pichai’s appearance Tuesday, Dec. 11, before the House Judiciary Committee comes after he angered members of a Senate panel in September by declining their invitation to testify about foreign governments’ manipulation of online services to sway U.S. political elections. [Read More]
A new class action lawsuit filed against Marriott following the massive data breach alleges that the hotel giant still exposes customer information. [Read More]
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg pushed back Wednesday against emails showing the social media giant offering Netflix and other popular apps preferential access to people's data even after it had tightened its privacy rules. [Read More]
Thousands of emails were stolen from the hacked accounts of aides to the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) during the 2018 midterm campaign. [Read More]
Hackers may have stolen information on 100 million users after breaching the systems of question-and-answer website Quora. [Read More]
Understanding the value of corporate assets is fundamental to crucial cybersecurity risk management. Only when the true value is known can the correct level of security be applied. [Read More]
Several lawsuits filed against Marriott after the company disclosed a data breach impacting 500 million Starwood customers. [Read More]
Personal information of over 82 million users in the United States was exposed via a set of open Elasticsearch instances, Hacken security researchers warn. [Read More]
Seven European consumer groups filed complaints against Google with national regulators Tuesday, accusing the internet giant of covertly tracking users' movements in violation of an EU regulation on data protection [Read More]
Data breach at healthcare technology provider AccuDoc resulted in the exposure of information belonging to 2.65 million Atrium Health patients [Read More]

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Laurence Pitt's picture
Failure to implement basic cybersecurity hygiene practices will leave retailers vulnerable to damage and fines during a lucrative time for their businesses.
Travis Greene's picture
While GDPR doesn’t require encryption, there are four mentions of encryption in GDPR that provide real incentives for organizations to use encryption.
Preston Hogue's picture
Security teams should think about how company data might connect with data from other organizations or industries and how those combined data sets could be triangulated into a larger picture that ultimately puts you at risk.
Bradon Rogers's picture
While a contract, distributed, partner-oriented workforce and supply chain can create serious risks to your organization, careful implementation of visibility and data protection strategies can help you mitigate many of the risks.
Alastair Paterson's picture
While a boon to productivity, some of the most ubiquitous file sharing services across the Internet are also at the heart of a global problem – publicly exposed data.
Jim Ivers's picture
More vulnerabilities create more attacks; more attacks breed additional fatigue. So how can we wake up and fix the problems creating such a widespread headache?
Justin Fier's picture
When we look at this cycle of stealthy and silent data breaches, we have to ask ourselves: how can such tremendous amounts of data leave our corporate networks without raising any alarms?
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Many organizations seem to focus almost entirely on technological solutions to tactical problems, rather than on strategically addressing how they can best and most efficiently protect data.
Lance Cottrell's picture
Passive Information Leakage (PIL) is one of the least known and most difficult forms of data lost to prevent, and is little understood, primarily because it cannot be addressed through conventional security practices.
Steven Grossman's picture
The challenge of data protection is not going away. Even without the ever-improving tactics of the bad guys, data sprawl has made it difficult for those just trying to do their jobs.