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Mozilla has completely removed support for the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) from in the latest release of its flagship Firefox browser. [Read More]
New Google Cloud offerings aim to help federal, state, and local government organizations in the U.S. implement zero-trust architecture. [Read More]
The CloudKnox deal is Microsoft’s fourth cybersecurity acquisition over the last 12 months and comes just weeks after Redmond announced plans to purchase threat-intelligence vendor RiskIQ. [Read More]
Microsoft's security response team late Thursday acknowledged a new, unpatched bug that exposes Windows users to privilege escalation attacks. [Read More]
A security flaw in Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software could allow a remote attacker to trigger a denial-of-service condition. [Read More]
The German software maker has released patches for a pair of high-severity Netweaver vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Microsoft’s embattled security response unit uses Patch Tuesday to respond to a new set of Windows zero-day attacks. [Read More]
The deal will give Redmond an automatic entry point into the lucrative attack surface management and third party risk-intelligence space. [Read More]
The European Consumer Organisation announced Monday it had lodged a complaint with the European Commission against Facebook's attempt to modify the terms of service for the WhatsApp messenging service. [Read More]
Commercial insurer CNA has started notifying customers that threat actors did access some personal data during a ransomware attack in March. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Compliance

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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
Failure to implement basic cybersecurity hygiene practices will leave retailers vulnerable to damage and fines during a lucrative time for their businesses.
Justin Fier's picture
Over time, holding people responsible will lead individuals to see how their actions impact the security of the organization and come to consider themselves responsible for the security of the company.
Mike Fleck's picture
Big companies can say they are GFPR compliant, but odds are their current structure will never allow them to find, identify, and categorize all the data that they have collected over time.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Despite the long ramp-up towards the GDPR compliance deadline, the effects of the new regulations are still very much in infancy.
Travis Greene's picture
GDPR is proving disruptive for European citizens who are no longer able to interact with services from outside the EU. And the compliance costs can be significant as well. But are there legitimate concerns of overreach?
Bradon Rogers's picture
Complying with GDPR was the immediate challenge, but now there is an opportunity to capture the good work that has been done and make data protection a top of mind focus for enterprises every day.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
While the upcoming GDPR compliance deadline will mark an unprecedented milestone in security, it should also serve as a crucial reminder that compliance does not equal security.
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.
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.