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Facebook’s European dating service held up over data protection, privacy concerns

After Facebook was stopped from launching a dating service in Europe on Feb. 13, infosec experts are left wondering if the social media network had learned anything from the Cambridge Analytica debacle in 2018 or the platform’s other data privacy transgressions. The EU found Facebook committed data protection violations within the forthcoming service, such as…
Executive Insight, Opinion

Protect your data assets – Building a secure NAS from the ground up

How long could your enterprise operate without access to vital data assets and customer information? Odds are, not very long. Data is the oxygen of the modern enterprise, and access to files and data is critical for business operations. The scourge of ransomware attacks across a wide range of industries (healthcare, industrial, government, etc.) and…
Privacy & Compliance News and Analysis, Security News

French plastic surgery image repository left vulnerable but since corrected: report

The before and after photos of thousands of plastic surgery patients in Europe were recently left vulnerable but since rectified, researchers at vpnMentor wrote in a blog post. The researchers, led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, discovered on Jan. 24 that NextMotion did not secure or encrypt the body images and PII of people…
vote network security
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Voatz mobile voting app vulnerable, MIT researchers say

On the heels of the voting app debacle during the Iowa Democratic caucuses, researchers at MIT have found multiple security- and privacy-related vulnerabilities in an online voting app, Voatz, used in West Virginia during the 2018 midterm elections and on track to be used again for the 2020 contests, according to a security audit released…
Privacy & Compliance News and Analysis, Security News, Website/Web Server Security

WordPress GDPR Cookie Consent plugin patched

A patch released this week for WordPress GDPR Cookie Consent plugin used by more than 700,000 websites fixed critical vulnerabilities that would let attackers change and delete content as well as inject malicious JavaScript code. The GDPR Cookie Consent plugin aids sites in complying with EU GDPR/Cookie Law regulations and is maintained by WebToffee. Noting…
Executive Insight, Opinion

Cracking the code on cloud security for higher education

The migration of database and application infrastructure to the cloud is now taking center stage for both private and public sectors as organizations seek to reduce the cost and risk of operating their own data centers. According to Forbes, 83 percent of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud by 2020, and higher education isn’t…

Vendor risk management

This 20/20 webcast looks at the challenges and requirements of vendor risk management and how it could impact you and your company
Features, Security News

Compliance: Watch your step!

Avoiding the perilous pitfalls of compliance It’s no secret that Fortune 1000 CISOs struggle with compliance, but the pitfalls that fuel the most fury aren’t typically the ones with regulators (although regulator arguments do come in a close second). No, the battle is often internal, such as fighting over jurisdiction, with the California Consumer Privacy Act…
Features, Security News

Ringing in a new National Privacy Law?

Privacy advocates have long called for a federal privacy law and it’s coming…in the mean time, experts say complying with the CCPA will lay the groundwork for future compliance with a federal law. Like revelers packing Times Square on New Year’s Eve waiting for the ball to drop, a close teeming crowd of organizations spent the…
Executive Insight, Opinion, Security News

Confidential Computing: The confidentiality of data in business is at peak recognition

The challenge of protecting data in use is becoming more and more urgent as data leaks continue unabated. This urgent need is creating waves in the industry forcing key players to take action and initiatives that have already formed to make the move to confidential computing more achievable.  One of these initiatives is the Confidential Computing Consortium…
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