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12 new state privacy and security laws explained: Is your business ready?

States from Maine to California have recently enacted privacy, data security, cybersecurity, and data breach notification laws. Let's break down what each of these laws entails and how businesses and consumers are affected.

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GLBA explained: What the Graham-Leach-Bailey Act means for privacy and IT security

The Graham-Leach-Bailey Act (GLBA) is a 1999 law that allowed financial services companies to offer both commercial and investment banking, something that had been banned since the Great Depression. It has an infosec reach that goes...

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New AI privacy, security regulations likely coming with pending federal, state bills

CISOs should prepare for new requirements to protect data collected for and generated by artificial intelligence algorithms.

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Passage of California privacy act could spur similar new regulations in other states

Voters approved the California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act (CPRA), which in part limits how organizations can use personal data. Legal experts expect other states to follow suit.

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21 best free security tools

Check out these free, standout software tools that will make your daily security work easier.

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The CISO’s newest responsibility: Building trust

Leading CISOs have already embraced the concept of trust as a deliverable and indeed are making it the central theme of their entire security function.

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Confidential Computing: What is it and why do you need it?

Confidential Computing can significantly enhance enterprise security, but what is it, and what do you need to do about it?

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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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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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