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Will the US ever get serious about security and privacy?

We have the ability to drastically reduce cybercrime. So why are we still failing?

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Federal cybersecurity agency on the way?

As human activity migrates into the online space, keeping the bad guys from mucking it all up becomes paramount. Does that mean it’s time for a federal cybersecurity agency?

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Proposed changes to California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 could rewrite privacy law

A recently proposed repeal of 2018's CCPA called the PAA would shift California even closer to the requirements of the GDPR.

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Julian Assange arrested: Hero of transparency and privacy, or villain against nations?

Just because you can take something doesn’t mean you should...or that it’s the right thing to do.

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Landmark laws: data brokers and the future of US privacy regulation

Vermont’s new law on data brokers has revealed an expansive registry of secretive firms profiting from your corporate and personal data. As the first law of its kind in the US, privacy advocates have rejoiced – but how much will it...

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Breaches, market volatility and the government shutdown: Security in the crosshairs

If the start of 2019 is anything to base the year ahead on—with data breaches, shakiness in the market and the government shutdown negotiations at an impasse—cybersecurity experts are going to have their hands full with increasingly...

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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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In the cloud era, government can only be as secure as its supply chain

While regulation is often seen as antithetical to technological progress, the supply chain is an area where clearly-defined, reasonable directives have had a tremendously positive effect on the security and technological leadership of...

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“Political hack” takes on new meaning in the age of cyberwarfare

Political hacking is a real and present danger, but more advanced detection and response capabilities will help defend our democratic institutions better than what is current practice.

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How citizen ownership of data impacts business going forward

Is California's Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) poised to become the new standard in the United States?

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GDPR: Where are we now?

GDPR became the law of the land in Europe on May 25th. The impact has been felt across the globe...

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How agencies learned to stop worrying and love the blockchain

A little uncertainty is a small price to pay for the promise of better security.

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It was 35 days to GDPR, and a lot of sleepless nights

GDPR went live on May 25, 2018. A month before the implementation date, attendees at the RSA Conference struggled with being fully ready.

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Ripped from the headlines – are your messages secure in these encrypted apps?

In the investigations of Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen, the FBI has retrieved messages from Signal, Telegram and WhatsApp. Seth Hallem explains the weaknesses in these apps and what a good data protection scheme looks like.

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Keeping the Stars and Stripes secure

Cybersecurity in the government sector has dominated the headlines the past couple years. Should we be concerned? What’s the reality, how did we get here, and what should government entities focus on moving forward?

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GDPR: Where we were…and where we’re going

It’s clear that conventional methods to data security aren’t working anymore, so it’s time to step away from breach prevention and focus on a “secure breach” approach.

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GDPR is live! – Now what?

GDPR rules are a hot mess. Get clarity by further identifying all your GDPR weak spots.

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Why Africa’s private sector should be concerned about more than the GDPR

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has generated strong interest in Africa’s private sector. However, the bigger picture shows massive gaps across Africa’s data privacy landscape. This article highlights some...

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