A federal appeals court backed an earlier ruling penalizing the email service.
The company is currently dealing with a lawsuit that challenges its email scanning practices.
The Next Generation Identification database currently has more than 16 million face images, and is expected to house more than 52 million images by next year.
The law, Wis. Stat. Section 995.55, was enacted last week.
After a Bloomberg article reported that unnamed sources indicated that the NSA knew of the major flaw and utilized it for surveillance purposes, the agency denied the claims.
The Heartbleed Bug is a critical OpenSSL flaw said to leave online information, including payment card data, vulnerable to being exposed.
On Tuesday, the company unveiled the coming changes.
The court battle began when the FTC filed a 2012 complaint against hotelier Wyndham, accusing it of deceptive and unfair practices against consumers following data breaches.
Google paid more than $1 million to Italy after a regulator found the company's Street View cars violated citizens' privacy by taking photos without their knowledge and permission.
On Wednesday, Yahoo's CISO Alex Stamos announced the security measures.
Google continues to fight a court ruling that its interception of Wi-Fi traffic, using Street View, may have been unlawful.
In this month's debate, experts discuss whether whistleblower Edward Snowden should be granted amnesty.
Following the recent headline-making breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus, as well as the secrets exposed by Edward Snowden, the question is: Who cares?
Of the respondents participating in a just released survey, 33 percent indicated that they are less likely to adopt the cloud due to fears of government surveillance.
One of the top consumer watchdogs in France has sued social media giants Twitter, Facebook and Google over their data-collection policies.
A report investigates how static, or hard to change personal data, like SSNs or dates of birth, are impacted by repeated breaches.
Along with the White House's legislative proposal, the House Intelligence Committee also introduces its own bill tackling the NSA surveillance practice.
Experts have developed a flying drone that secretly siphons smartphone data.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and California Attorney General Kamala Harris have each filed amicus briefs with a court of appeals disputing the interpretation of child privacy law in a federal case involving Facebook.
Snowden leaks detail the agency's practice of going after the gatekeepers of networks to gather intel.
In the case, plaintiffs accused Google of illegally scanning the contents of Gmail users' emails for targeted advertising purposes.
Twitter has scrapped its plans to encrypt its users' direct messages in light of heavy government surveillance, a project previously reported on by the New York Times.
A lack of transparency from the "powers that be" is forcing businesses to quickly rebuild their strategies around privacy and trust to protect their intellectual property and ensure that employees act responsibly.
The software and IT services giant published an open letter to its clients on Friday.
In this video, Richard Moulds, VP strategy with Thales e-Security, speaks with SC Magazine reporter Adam Greenberg on how encryption works and how to improve key management.
From a consumer's point of view, offering electronic document delivery services while eschewing responsibility for data safety is akin to playing Russian roulette with their personal information.
The NSA had requested that the court extend the retention period for phone records obtained through its controversial surveillance program.
Privacy experts held a candid talk on government methods for obtaining citizen information, and on how the industry can help buffer unfettered data collection.
Cryptography expert Bruce Schneier, now CTO of Co3 Systems, continued his criticism of the National Security Agency's surveillance during his well-attended talk at the RSA Conference in San Francisco today.
In his keynote address at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Art Coviello discussed the NSA allegations and also outlined four principles that would serve as a set of standards when it comes to cyber warfare.