Latest news on data protection, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory developments, data breaches and enforcement actions happening around the world.
The international community is under no illusion regarding the persistent threat that is posed by Russian hackers as the U.S. Department of Justice indicts 7 Russian GRU members, and other nations including the U.K. and the Netherlands protest hacking activities.
Bloomberg reported that Chinese spies planted a grain-sized microchip in motherboards supplied to server manufacturers in an alleged supply chain attack. What are the lessons for enterprises?
Facebook data breach comes hot on the heels of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and resulted in 50 million compromised accounts. This is proving to be a tough year for Facebook.
The Five Eyes has put the tech industry on notice. They want access to data from tech companies and while there is no formal demand for encryption backdoors, the Five Eyes believe government agencies should have access to encrypted information.
What Does India’s Proposed New Data Protection Law Mean for the Country – and the Rest of the World?
India's data protection law is already being criticized, with some claiming it does too little by not giving the data protection authority sufficient power to bring violators to justice; and others fearing it goes too far with the potential for mass surveillance
Majority of business travelers have grave reservations about public WiFi security and the safety of their data. Of the 2,000 global business travelers surveyed by Carlson Wagonlit Travel, 65% were less than confident about using public WiFi networks.
SIM swap scams are increasingly profitable for criminals with the growing dependence on phone-based authentication and mobile wallets storing cryptocurrencies. Are mobile carriers doing enough to prevent SIM swap fraud?
Reddit hack shows that the industry standard two-factor authentication approach in certain cases might not offer as much protection of vulnerable data as has long been thought.
LabMD may have won an appeals case against the FTC, arguing that regulations regarding their cyber security practices were too vague to allow for prosecution, but every organization needs to be warned that the FTC could be coming for you next.