Latest news on data protection, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory developments, data breaches and enforcement actions happening in the U.S.
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.
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.
Ransomware attacks are potentially very damaging But there are far more serious threats according to FBI’s Cybercrime Report. It’s your email that’s the issue.
A recent audit of websites by the well-known Online Trust Alliance has revealed something that many consumers have long suspected. Financial institutions are the least trusted when it comes to cybersecurity. Although the results are no doubt coloured by the inherent fear that many consumers have when it comes to the security of their money, it should still be a worry for banks which have long struggled with issues around online trust.
Apple may just have found the solution to counter Google by focusing on Apple's privacy commitment to their customers, especially in online advertising.
So how does the United States Air Force with over 5,000 aircraft in its inventory make sure that it’s online security is top notch? It’s simple – it invites people to hack its systems.
A customer filed a privacy infringement claim on Bose, claiming that the Bose Connect app is quietly gathering data on his listening habits and onselling that information a data mining company.