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Endpoint security firm Malwarebytes launched a new VPN offering that features AES 256 encryption, WireGuard VPN protocol, no logging, and virtual servers in more than 30 different countries. [Read More]
Twitter will not be allowed to disclose more information on national security requests after the U.S. government convinced a judge that the disclosure of such information could harm national security. [Read More]
Videoconferencing platform Zoom is rolling out a number of measures meant to stem criticism over how it has handled security as users flock to the application during the coronavirus pandemic. [Read More]
India has banned the use of video-conferencing app Zoom for government remote meetings. [Read More]
Video game peripherals maker SCUF Gaming exposed to the web a database containing information on more than 1.1 million users. [Read More]
Google and Apple are developing a coronavirus smartphone "contact tracing" tool that could potentially alert people when they have crossed paths with an infected person. [Read More]
Heat sensors are taking the temperature of citizens in Italy and sending the information to a drone operator, who stares at a thermal map on his hand-held screen -- shining orange and purple blobs. [Read More]
An exposed AWS S3 bucket belonging to RigUp was found to expose tens of thousands of private files belonging to organizations and individuals in the U.S. energy sector. [Read More]
Data privacy company Privitar has raised $80 million in a Series C funding round led by Warburg Pincus. [Read More]
Security solutions provider Avast this week announced the launch of an Android version of its Avast Secure Browser. [Read More]

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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.
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.
Laurence Pitt's picture
ePrivacy takes GDPR's approach a step further by ensuring personal and family privacy in relation to data collection, storage and usage.
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.
Travis Greene's picture
While GDPR doesn’t require encryption, there are four mentions of encryption in GDPR that provide real incentives for organizations to use encryption.
Mike Fleck's picture
GDPR is a regulation-based initiative that will influence the development of information technology over the next decade.
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.
Lance Cottrell's picture
Even while using Tor hidden services, there are still many ways you can be exposed and have your activities compromised if you don’t take the right precautions.
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.