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Take time to think about security amidst the greatest gadget show on the planet – CES

Let us put our thinking caps back and ask the right questions.

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Australian emergency warning system hacked, thousands receive alerts

A hacker took control of Australia’s Early Warning Network and sent an alert to thousands that said their personal data is not safe.

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How Facebook's privacy woes might change the rules of the road in 2019

Following a string of data privacy and protection missteps, Facebook faces potential backlash from legislators and consumers that could affect all companies that process consumer data.

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What the recent Facebook exposé can teach security leaders

The biggest social media snafu of the year has lessons for enterprise security professionals.

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Facebook let Netflix, Spotify read your private messages

Facebook offered user data to more than 150 companies, ranging from tech and entertainment companies to online retailers, automakers, and even banks.

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Has the word ‘breach’ has outlived its usefulness?

When someone says a data breach has happened, it’s generally understood to mean that attackers have broken into a company and stolen sensitive information. But after a growing number of high-profile privacy gaffes, the definition of...

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Hacker adds malicious bitcoin-stealing code to popular JavaScript library

An NPM package with 2 million weekly downloads had malicious code injected into it. Plus, more problems arise from the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

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The federal privacy bill: Intel gets the ball rolling

As momentum builds to pass a federal privacy bill, corporate behemoth Intel has drafted a bill palatable to tech giants. But will politicians take the bait?

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GDPR, I choose you! How the Pokémon Company embraces security and privacy by design

Pokémon Go forced the Pokémon Company International to rethink how it approaches security, and now uses GDPR as an enabler.

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Data exchanges know all about you; soon they'll impact cybersecurity

Our digital lives, physical locations and credit card usage are traded on exchanges. If there’s such a thing as “surveillance capitalism,” data exchanges are the closest thing to three letter intelligence agencies.

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Beware the IoT spy in your office or home via smart furniture, warns NSA

NSA discussed potential security and privacy issues of connected office furniture.

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7 unexpected ways GDPR and other privacy regulations make security harder

The GDPR and other privacy regulations are creating new opportunities for cyber criminals and roadblocks for security teams, while in some cases putting personal data at greater risk.

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The IoT tsunami is coming

The Internet of Things will change everything, in all sectors...and you'd better have a plan.

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Amazon patent gives Alexa ability to detect illness, 'emotional abnormality'

Amazon's Alexa may one day detect your real-time status, if you're sick, or if you have an "emotional abnormality" and target you with ads based on the voice analysis.

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RIP Google Plus: Shutdown announced after API bug exposes 500,000 users' details

The end is near for Google Plus -- August 2019 -- after an API bug exposed 500,000 users’ details and Google chose not to disclose the breach for six months.

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Open banking is coming to the U.S.: How secure will it be?

To protect customer data, open banking regulations in the U.S. must have teeth and enforcement.

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How identity layering improves data flow

The layered approach for security is dead. Long live layered digital identity and identity in depth.

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Complying with emerging privacy regulations: sometimes you need a silver cannonball

With GDPR compliance and other privacy regulations around the world in 2018, no small, simple solution exists.

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