Latest news on data protection, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory developments, data breaches and enforcement actions happening around the world.
ATM machines have always represented a “soft target” in the minds of criminals. What’s now clear is that the ATM card skimmer scams of years past pale in comparison with what’s possible now with jackpotting scams with cyber criminals turning every ATM they visit into casino slot machines with huge jackpots.
The 10th anniversary of national Data Privacy Day celebrated on January 28 couldn't have come at a better time for Internet users with the past 12 months filled with stories about cyber security attacks, election meddling, state surveillance, and massive corporate data breaches.
EFF and Lookout traced Dark Caracal to Lebanon and has infected Android users in more than 20 countries and stolen hundreds of gigabbytes of dat. Cyber espionage using fake apps with Android malware is the new trend as nation states and cybercriminals move towards using mobile as the target platform.
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has denied reports that the Aadhaar data breach has made masses of biometric data available to external players for a miniscule sum. Has big government in India simply overreached itself as far as its vision for this database is concerned?
Chinese Internet users have become much more vocal about what they perceive to be potential breach of privacy by China Internet Giants - Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent.
AIG releases new cyber risk benchmarking model to quantify and score cyber maturity of clients, boosting cyber insurance and promoting metrics useful for the industry to evaluate the risks that organizations face in terms of cyber security.
Why the End of Net Neutrality and the Demise of the Open Internet Could Have Unintended Consequences for Data Privacy and Cyber Security
With the repeal of net neutrality rules and the demise of the open internet, what are the long term impact to data privacy and cyber security?
Customers want hyper-relevant digital experiences, but also need digital trust that their data is not being compromised and customer privacy is maintained
Just 71% of federal websites have SSL certificates. With web security still needing much required improvements, are U.S. federal websites a ticking bomb?
New IAPP and EY survey on GDPR compliance showed that on average, Global 500 companies plan to spend $15.775 million on compliance costs for implementation.