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Facebook's free VPN acts like spyware to iOS users in the U.S.

Facebook's new VPN service for iOS users in the U.S. claims to provide security protections, but it also tracks users -- collecting mobile data traffic.

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CISOs: What you can control – and what you can’t – in GDPR

80% of GDPR is out of the CISO’s control...

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7 ways to stay safe online on Valentine’s Day

Looking for love in all the wrong places? Here are some helpful tips for safeguarding yourself while trying to find love on the internet.

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Salted Hash Ep 18: Mobile security and privacy

Everyone, from activists, journalists, CEOs, and politicians, walk around with a computer in their pocket, sometimes calling it a phone. This week on Salted Hash, we talk about mobile privacy and security with the founder of The...

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If time is money, what exactly is data?

If you consider how much your data is worth to various parties and in varied contexts, then you’ll be in a better position to understand both its value and the extent to which it needs to be protected.

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The life and death of a document: where did it really go?

As the Moody Blues would say, what became of that letter you never meant to send?

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What is personally identifiable information (PII)? How to protect it under GDPR

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation requires companies to protect the privacy of their EU customers. That means keeping personally identifiable information (PII) safe. Here's what you need to know.

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Identity and the smart city

IAMs next big outing.

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Whose data is it anyway?

Consumer intent matters when deciding whose data belongs to whom.

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Mandatory Breach Notification is not a silver bullet

Global experience demonstrates that a Notifiable Data Breach (NDB) regime does little to make organizations act to ensure ongoing information security. And with generous exemptions provided by the Australian NDB rules, data breaches,...

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3 ways to make the most of GDPR

EU regulations provide an unprecedented opportunity to elevate cybersecurity as a business enabler.

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GDPR keeping you up? There’s another monster hiding under the bed…

There’s another deadline in May that needs to be paid attention to – the NIS Directive.

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Dynamic authorization: a solution to navigating GDPR

With less than five months until the implementation of GDPR, organizations are scrambling to comply with the strict data security standards.

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Is the 'right to explanation' in Europe’s GDPR a game-changer for security analytics?

Making major adjustments in the types of software solutions they use to analyze personal data in the wake of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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The 17 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

Security practitioners weigh in on the 17 worst data breaches in recent memory.

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IoT for its own sake is causing needless security headaches

CSOs should carefully consider whether every IoT device is necessary, or if the benefit versus risk balance is incorrectly weighted.

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Is privacy the new security?

Privacy will become the next big issue for identity data architects and individuals alike.

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Data privacy, a growing strategic initiative

The aggregation of new threats, laws and consumer activism makes data privacy a strategic initiative for today’s businesses to adopt as part of their core business operations.

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