Latest news on data protection, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory developments, data breaches and enforcement actions happening in the U.S.
Facebook has once again found itself in the unenviable position of having to defend itself against privacy violation claims – this time via Facebook Portal.
GAO audits carried out between fiscal years 2012-2017 have discovered significant cyber vulnerabilities in the U.S. Department of Defense’s top weapons systems, reflecting a misguided approach that does not take into consideration basic cyber security.
California is now leading the charge to beef up the cyber security features of connected devices by banning weak passwords, forcing device manufacturers to supply a unique password or force a password change on startup.
Recent DEFCON Voting Village report showed that some of the most popular and widely used voting machines vulnerable to hacking and that their security in the upcoming election is anything but assured.
Google admitted that back in March 2018, it became aware of a data breach that may have impacted up to 500,000 users, but failed to disclose it to users or regulators. Are big Silicon Valley tech giants are “too big to trust”?
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.