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Data privacy management company WireWheel has raised $20 million in a Series B funding round. [Read More]
Messaging apps such as Messenger or WhatsApp and video calls on Zoom face stricter privacy rules in Europe, after a draft law passed a key EU hurdle on Wednesday. [Read More]
Google is weaning itself off user-tracking "cookies" which allow the web giant to deliver personalized ads but which also have raised the hackles of privacy defenders. [Read More]
US facial recognition technology firm Clearview AI illegally conducted mass surveillance in breach of Canadians' privacy rights, Canada's privacy commissioner said Wednesday following an investigation. [Read More]
European encrypted services providers ProtonMail, Threema, Tresorit and Tutanota have urged the EU to rethink a resolution that would require the implementation of encryption backdoors. [Read More]
Apple CEO Tim Cook fired off a series of thinly veiled shots at Facebook and other social media companies, escalating an online privacy battle pitting the iPhone maker against digital services that depend on tracking people to help sell ads. [Read More]
Apple says it will roll out a new privacy control in the spring to prevent iPhone apps from secretly shadowing people. [Read More]
Qualys researchers discover a major security hole in the well-known Sudo utility. [Read More]
Norwegian's data privacy watchdog said Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 that it notified the company of its draft decision to issue a fine for 100 million Norwegian krone, equal to 10% of its annual global revenue. [Read More]
The open-source browser cracks down on cross-site tracking by isolating network connections and caches to the website currently visited. [Read More]

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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.
Preston Hogue's picture
It’s a good reminder that communications in cyberspace can have a long shelf life that both individuals and organizations would be wise to consider.