Latest news on data protection, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory developments, data breaches and enforcement actions happening around the world.
Third party data breach struck Quest Diagnostics’ billing vendor which exposed patients’ sensitive information including social security numbers and medical information.
Google and Apple are having a debate over privacy as a luxury good with Apple offering privacy enhancements on its expensive devices while Google wants consumers to believe privacy is their fundamental civil right.
About 90 major hotels and resorts worldwide had their security logs exposed in a third party data breach. Source of the breach is ironically from their management company's intrusion detection system.
Second largest data leak in history exposed First American’s 900 million customer information just by raising or lowering a single digit in the document URL.
Irish DPC is launching an investigation on potential GDPR violation of Google’s Ad Exchange online ad system which is active on 8.4 million websites worldwide.
Apple's new ad tracking solution “Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution”, available on the Safari browser by end 2019, will protect user privacy while still giving advertisers enough information to judge effectiveness of an advertisement.
CrossFit’s decision to delete Facebook and Instagram accounts over data privacy concerns has shocked many but will it lead to more companies following suit and force Facebook to take the issue seriously?
Recent Equifax downgrade surprised Wall street as it’s the first company in history to have ratings outlook downgraded due to escalating litigation and regulatory costs from 2017 data breach and increase in cybersecurity spending.
In yet another blow to Facebook, the latest Instagram breach exposed sensitive data of at least 49 million users when an AWS database was found online without a password for at least 72 hours.
New Report Indicates Cyber Insurance Providers Are Too Slow to Respond to Emerging Threats, Customer Needs
Only 18% of businesses recently surveyed said they have comprehensive cyber insurance coverage, however the gap is not closing with only 27% of insurers having the technological capability to provide a plan to cover cyber risks.