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At the very moment that GDPR came into force at midnight on May 25, 2018, Facebook changed its terms and conditions statement into a ‘Terms of Service’ statement. [Read More]
Private data sharing solutions provider TripleBlind has raised $24 million in a Series A funding round. [Read More]
Data privacy compliance startup CYTRIO announces its launch with $3.5 million in seed funding. [Read More]
The Linux Foundation has secured a $10 million investment to expand the operations of the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF). [Read More]
The Microsoft Patch Tuesday train for October rolled in with fixes for at least 71 Windows security defects and an urgent warning about a newly discovered zero-day cyberespionage campaign. [Read More]
Redmond threat hunters technical details on UNC-0343, an Iran-linked apex actor using password spraying to break into Office 365 accounts since at least July 2021. [Read More]
The new browser release also includes better web compatibility for privacy protections, and it patches several high-severity vulnerabilities. [Read More]
The initiative aims to establish standardization and consistency across cloud platforms, to protect the interests of cloud services organizations, and ensure human rights standards. [Read More]
The newly discovered Tomiris backdoor contains technical artifacts that suggest the possibility of common authorship or shared development practices with the group that executed the SolarWinds supply chain compromise. [Read More]
CISA is telling organizations to patch their Hikvision cameras, just as the FCC announced taking steps toward removing Chinese equipment from U.S. networks. [Read More]

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Gordon Lawson's picture
While obscurity is an offensive tool for attackers, it also represents a defensive measure for organizations. Let’s consider the benefits of concealing network infrastructure and activity from the outside world to reduce the enterprise attack surface.
Preston Hogue's picture
There is a dawning realization of the potential danger posed by algorithms, written by humans to steer other humans.
Preston Hogue's picture
Everywhere you go, you cast a shadow of data that, taken together, reveals who you are, what you like to do, your habits, your addictions.
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.
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.
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.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
Ashley Arbuckle interviews Michelle Dennedy, Cisco’s Chief Privacy Officer (CPO), to discuss how data privacy has a major impact on business.