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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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The ethical use of data

When thinking about data privacy and security, the focus is typically on how to keep the bad guys from gaining unauthorized access to our data. We spend billions of dollars every year as an industry to protect our data, and that of...

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Facebook stashing plain text passwords is a wake-up call to improve GRC

Facebook storing hundreds of millions of user passwords in plain text demonstrates the urgent need for more effective governance, risk management and compliance at public companies.

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Huawei and Apple smartphones are both made in China – why is only one banned in Australia?

While Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has been banned from the Australian 5G network rollout, Apple was welcomed with open arms despite also using China to produce phones. So, what’s the difference?

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Cybersecurity education in the age of acceleration

The cyber threat landscape demands professional development initiatives.

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Top 5 solutions to reduce ‘cyber friction’

The biggest problem areas and solutions to reduce friction between cybersecurity, privacy and legal teams.

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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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North Korean hackers target Russian-based companies

The North Korean Lazarus APT group is going after the Russians. Russian hackers, however, needed less than 20 minutes in 2018 to completely pwn an organization.

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2.7M recorded medical calls, audio files left unprotected on web

Every call made to 1177 Swedish Healthcare Guide service since 2013, and answered by the subcontractor Medicall, was stored on an unprotected server.

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Have we reached peak privacy? How good IAM and privacy can coexist

Why privacy needs to remain at the forefront of identity and access management.

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Cybersecurity: A global threat that we can control

Protecting data and thwarting cyberattacks now have ascended alongside dealing with natural catastrophes as the most pressing threats demanding the world’s full attention.

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RSAC Innovation Sandbox 2019: Cloud, identity, application security take center stage

Take note of these startups. Innovation Sandbox has been around for 15 years. A whopping 42 percent of finalists from its first ten years have been acquired. Finalists in the past five years have received $1.5B in funding.

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Top security and privacy TED Talks from 2018

IoT security, insecure software, and data privacy are among the top security and privacy TED talks from 2018.

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Millions of financial records leaked from server not protected by password

Another day, another massive leak blamed on failing to password-protect a server. This time it's sensitive financial data in an Elasticsearch database.

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China owns half of all VPN services

With VPN use on the rise, a surprising study reveals that half of these services are owned by China, not exactly lauded as a protector of personal privacy.

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Don’t let social media get you in trouble

As social media has become more pervasive, it has run headlong into the inevitable intersection between our personal lives and our work lives. How to best manage that intersection is something everyone should understand.

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Data Privacy Day 2019

GDPR was just the beginning. It started in the EU, but it’s waking up the world on just how much our privacy is being violated.

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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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