Latest news on data protection, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory developments, data breaches and enforcement actions happening around the world.
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
The FCC’s historic overturning of the Obama-era Net Neutrality rules could have profound implications for the Open Internet. While there are potential censorship and service pricing implications of this move, what are the long-term impact on data privacy and cyber security?
Companies must show that they are constantly innovating but they must also show that they are taking into account customer privacy and security to protect personal information. Those that can manage this delicate balancing act between customer privacy and digital trust will be the winners in the modern digital economy.
The U.S. Federal Government is a behemoth that touches every aspect of American life – and today the services and information needed by U.S. citizens are increasingly found online. However, the latest report on the state of U.S. federal websites indicates that they fail on some key indicators regarding web security.
According to a new survey conducted by the IAPP and EY, Global 500 companies will spend a combined $7.8 billion over the next year on GDPR compliance. Those escalating compliance costs will mostly result from new hiring, as corporations race to catch up with changes to privacy laws.
Misconfigured AWS buckets containing dozens of terabytes worth of social media messages were exposed to the public. The data found in Pentagon's leaked database was gathered by the U.S. military as part of their ongoing efforts to identify so called ‘persons of interest’, revealing the extent of internet surveillance.
The U.S. government reveals the Vulnerabilities Equities Process which decides if vulnerability data is released or gets stockpiled as cyber weapons.
Rock bottom prices on the dark web for remote access into corporate PCs a boon for cyber criminals to steal data, distribute malware and ransomware attacks.