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The U.S. government has issued a warning over the use of commercial surveillance tools and it has shared some recommendations. [Read More]
The U.K.’s National Health Service warns that an unknown threat actor is successfully hitting vulnerable VMWare Horizon servers with Log4j exploits. [Read More]
A judge said Thursday he will fine Cyber Ninjas, the contractor that led Arizona Republicans’ 2020 election review, $50,000 a day if the firm doesn’t immediately turn over public records related to the unprecedented inquiry. [Read More]
Switzerland's army has banned the use of WhatsApp whilst on duty, a spokesman confirmed Thursday, in favour of a Swiss messaging service deemed more secure in terms of data protection. [Read More]
French regulators have hit Google and Facebook with 210 million euros ($237 million) in fines over their use of "cookies", the data used to track users online. [Read More]
VMware ships patches for heap-overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution attacks. [Read More]
Recorded Future snaps up SecurityTrails for a direct entry into the booming attack surface management business. [Read More]
The Goldman Sachs-owned startup formerly known as White Ops is planning on global expansion and new industry categories. [Read More]
Google expands push into the lucrative cybersecurity business with a new deal to acquire late-state SOAR startup Siemplify. [Read More]
LastPass users are being urged to change master passwords and enable multi-factor authentication for all accounts. [Read More]

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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.
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.
Lance Cottrell's picture
Failing to consistently use identity hiding technologies is the most common way to blow your online cover. Just one failure to use your misattribution tools can instantly connect your alias to your real identity.
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.
Preston Hogue's picture
With each new digital industry, process or service comes a new data source that can be compiled and cross referenced, introducing new ways to see into people’s lives, activities and business operations.
Marie Hattar's picture
GDPR is an opportunity to put in place measures that strengthen the overall security and compliance posture of organizations, using GDPR's requirements as the pivot point.