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Visa launches ID Intelligence, a new platform that allows card issuers, acquirers and merchants to adopt new biometric methods of their own preference [Read More]
Canada’s CSE spy agency releases the source code of a malware detection and analysis tool named Assemblyline [Read More]
Microsoft discloses details of CVE-2017-5121, a remote code execution vulnerability affecting Chrome [Read More]
US President Donald Trump's administration has "dispelled" doubts over whether it will stand by a hard-won personal data protection accord with Europe struck during Barack Obama's presidency, the EU said Wednesday. [Read More]
Attackers may have stolen information on unpatched vulnerabilities after hacking a Microsoft bug tracker back in 2013 [Read More]
The continuing battle between the U.S. government and Microsoft over access to private emails stored in Ireland is going to the Supreme Court. The case was accepted by the Supreme Court on Monday. [Read More]
IT security professionals, particularly executives, admit snooping on the corporate network, One Identity study shows [Read More]
RSA unveiled new products to help address many of the challenges related to compliance with data protection regulations like the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). [Read More]
DHS issues binding operational directive requiring all federal agencies to use HTTPS, DMARC and STARTTLS [Read More]
A Middle Eastern threat group has been using a Flash Player zero-day vulnerability to deliver FinFisher spyware [Read More]

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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?
Lance Cottrell's picture
By surreptitiously monitoring and engaging with potential attackers and malware developers you can successfully gain information about emerging attack methods, patterns, and practices in the cyber underground.
Jim Ivers's picture
With the advent of connected devices, privacy and security have become tightly linked because theft of private data is often the goal of malicious attacks.
Jim Ivers's picture
Enlightened toy manufacturers likely begin to embrace the basic concepts of IoT security and build connected toys that can be trusted by parents.
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.