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Synaptics to remove debug tool from its touchpad drivers after it was described by a security researcher as a keylogger [Read More]
Products from F5, Cisco, Citrix and others vulnerable to new version of old crypto attack. Facebook, PayPal and other top websites impacted [Read More]
US President Donald Trump signs National Defense Authorization Act for FY2018, which bans the use of Kaspersky products by government agencies [Read More]
Study conducted by Accenture and AMA shows that a majority of physicians in the US have experienced a cybersecurity incident, including phishing, malware and inappropriate access by insiders [Read More]
Synaptics touchpad driver present on hundreds of HP laptops includes keylogging functionality. Patches available for a majority of affected devices [Read More]
New functionality added by Onapsis to its security platform allows SAP customers to check if they are GDPR-compliant [Read More]
Google is stepping up the fight against unwanted and harmful applications on Android and will soon start alerting users on apps and websites leading to apps that collect personal data without their consent. [Read More]
DHS memo claims China-based drone maker DJI is sending data on U.S. critical infrastructure and law enforcement to the Chinese government [Read More]
PayPal suspends operations of its subsidiary TIO Networks after the discovery of a data breach that affects 1.6 million customers [Read More]
Our mobile phones are troves of personal, private information, and the US Supreme Court weighed Wednesday how easily police should be able to get it. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Privacy

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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
David Holmes's picture
The portion of encrypted traffic keeps rising, so IT security administrators will be forced to do more SSL decryption if they are to get any value at all out of their fancy security tools.
David Holmes's picture
In the initial hours after the Paris attacks by Islamic terrorists, when the PlayStation 4 rumor was first circulating, I decided to see exactly what kind of encryption the PS4 uses for its messaging system.
James McFarlin's picture
U.S tech giants are playing a game of high-stakes global brinksmanship around who has rights to control their data, which impacts their European growth prospects, business models, and ultimately stock valuations.