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TLS attacks and anti-censorship hacks

Despite safeguards in TLS 1.3, China is still censoring HTTPS communications, according to a new report. There are workarounds to this. Plus, how TLS can be used as an attack vector.

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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): What you need to know to be compliant

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a law that allows any California consumer to demand to see all the information a company has saved on them, as well as a full list of all the third parties that data is shared with.

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Zero Trust: Protecting your company inside and out

The traditional castle-and-moat security model where users, once inside the firewall, were automatically trusted has long been outdated. What if you can't trust anyone in or outside your network?

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): What you need to know to stay compliant

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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Protecting employee COVID-19 health data: What CISOs need to know

Most companies are tracking coronavirus-related health data of their employees, and this presents unique risks and security challenges for CISOs.

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The 15 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

Data breaches affecting millions of users are far too common. Here are some of the biggest, baddest breaches in recent memory.

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New coronavirus-era surveillance and biometric systems pose logistical, privacy problems

Governments and companies are using biometrics and geolocation to identify and track potential coronavirus victims in the name of public safety.

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8 steps to being (almost) completely anonymous online

The universe may believe in encryption, but it doesn't believe in anonymity. You're going to have to work for it.

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Why hacking must be addressed in digital privacy policymaking

Virtually all attention to date has been focused on developing legal and regulatory remedies to address digital privacy. But little attention has been paid to the flip side of this two-sided coin—namely, digital hacking.

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5 ways to improve your security posture in 2020

What will shape the cybersecurity conversation in 2020? Only time will tell, but following these five trends will help you rise to new challenges.

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What you need to know about new data-security rules for business travel

From U.S. Customs agents to cybercriminals, everyone wants to copy the data on your phone and laptop. Here’s how to protect your rights and also avoid industrial espionage.

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Global Data Protection and the right to be forgotten

Will the United States ever get its own privacy law?

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Privacy legislation: The road ahead

The pace of change in privacy laws, and the technologies they seek to regulate, is only accelerating.

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What is the Tor Browser? And how it can help protect your identity

The Tor Browser is a web broswer that anonymizes your web traffic using the Tor network, making it easy to protect your identity online.

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Speaker disinvites at CyberCon spark controversy

NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake and Australian academic Dr. Suelette Dreyfus disinvited from speaking at CyberCon a week before the conference.

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Justice Department takes another run at encryption backdoors with ‘lawful access’

Law enforcement officials and experts on the distribution of child pornography gathered on Friday to make the emotional, if not technological, case that tech companies should open up their encryption schemes to police investigating...

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How to create an effective security policy (and 4 templates to get you started)

Download our ebook that features templates for security policies on passwords, acceptable use, email, access control, BYOD and incident response.

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Senator Warner seeks "grand alliance" to protect against surveillance threat from China’s tech dominance

The senator believes Chinese companies will be required to aid surveillance of the US, especially as 5G networks roll out.

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