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Hacking the GDPR

Using anonymization and pseudonymization to reduce the overhead of GDPR compliance.

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GDPR: Do you provide goods or services in the EU?

The General Data Protection Regulation applies to all organizations that provide goods and services to people in the EU. The risk of not complying may result in fines up to 4% of your organization’s global revenues.

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How to protect personally identifiable information under GDPR

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation requires companies to protect the privacy of their EU customers. Here's what you need to know.

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Mandating privacy safeguards for the insurance sector

Insurance applications – privacy requirements ahead.

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Social media exploitation key in Trump’s 'extreme vetting' program

Trump administration seeks help from tech firms to create an "extreme vetting" program for immigrants to the U.S. Documents indicate IBM is interested.

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Top 5 tools to protect internet privacy

How virtual private networks (VPNs), proxy services, and onion routers help block ISPs (and search engines) from harvesting user data — and which of these internet privacy tools to choose.

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GDPR – What security pros need to know about the new era of privacy regulations

Many security professionals no doubt have heard of the new European Union (EU) omnibus data protection regulation called GDPR. GDPR, which stands for the EU General Data Protection Regulation, is in many ways a landmark regulation...

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Police, municipalities are using highly insecure Bright City app

Researcher claims the Bright City app, meant to be used by cops, local governments and citizens, lacks security controls and exposes data.

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Underwriting cyber risk for multinational companies with the Europe's GDPR

How Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impacts cyber insurance.

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U.S. company will implant microchips in employees

A Wisconsin company wants to implant RFID microchips in employee "volunteers," saying the microchipping of humans is "inevitable."

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The thorny issue of verifying humans

Customer identity access management and how verification of users is not working. A look at the concept of levels of assurance (LOA) as an integer based system that needs a rethink. How probability based identity is the way forward....

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White House released voter-fraud commenters' sensitive personal information

The White House published voter-fraud comments, including voters' sensitive personal information.

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The 5 worst big data privacy risks (and how to guard against them)

There are enormous benefits from Big Data analytics, but also massive potential for exposure that could result in anything from embarrassment to outright discrimination. Here's what to look out for — and how to protect yourself and...

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The 15 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

Security practitioners weigh in on the 15 worst data breaches in recent memory.


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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements, deadlines and facts

GDPR is a regulation that requires businesses to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens for transactions that occur within EU member states. And non-compliance could cost companies dearly. Here’s what every company that...

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What are the GDPR requirements?

Here’s how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will change how companies process, store and secure EU customer data.

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8 ways millennials impact your security awareness program

The millennial generation has arrived. Is your awareness program up to the challenge?

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