Latest news on data protection, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory developments, data breaches and enforcement actions happening around the world.
Overhaul of UK data protection law to align with the EU GDPR necessary for free data flow but adequacy questions remain unanswered as GDPR deadline looms.
Indian government subjects phone makers to cyber security standards and are required to report their hardware, software and network security measures by August 28th.
Last week, Google announced the removal of around 300 Android apps found with malware that secretly hijacks your phone to participate in massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The takedown was a result of collaborative investigation by several security and technology companies who discovered the WireX Android botnet and the nefarious Android mobile apps responsible. In a written statement, Google said: “We identified approximately 300 apps associated with the issue, blocked them from the Play Store, and we’re…
Imperva reversed the phishing hook to hack the hackers, proving that these 'professionals' are just as susceptible – and in the process reveals some very important anti-hacker lessons.
With rising risks of Internet of Things, the draft of the NIST 800-53 revision 5 addresses IoT security and privacy challenges head on.
Emerging technologies including biometrics and advanced analytics are helping to revolutionize the way governments and public service agencies address data privacy and security concerns, according to a new report from Accenture.
Right to privacy debates over the last month have highlighted the critical need for a regime of data protection in India, which will be vital for the outsourcing industry.
For 24 days, 272 hackers pounded the Air Force's key public websites. The result? A cool 207 vulnerabilities were found, resulting in a $130,000 payday for the White Hats.
Virtual version of ‘The Happiest Place on Earth’ may not reflect that childlike innocence and joy. In fact, a lawsuit claims that Disney is ruthlessly gathering information through mobile apps for kids to target advertising and ‘other commercial purposes’.
Congress has brought the controversial bill on internet surveillance back to the discussion room, and this time, Silicon Valley remains largely silent.