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Apple has published an updated Platform Security Guide, providing detailed technical explanations on the security features and technology implemented in its products. [Read More]
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]
Following speculation that Microsoft services served as an initial entry point for the SolarWinds hackers, the tech giant has provided some clarifications. [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]

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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.
David Holmes's picture
Architects and IT security teams are looking for technology evolutions to help them manage real problems in endpoint storage and messaging.
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
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.
Alastair Paterson's picture
With more legislation expected, every company should ensure they have a robust framework in place along with strong data mapping capabilities.
Torsten George's picture
By implementing the core pillars of GDPR, organizations can assure they meet the mandate’s requirements while strengthening their cyber security posture.
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.