If privacy and transparency were a couple, they’d likely change their Facebook relationship status to “it’s complicated” and then publicly play out what can only be described as a rollercoaster of harmony and discord as they ride through life together. The cybersecurity equivalent of Dr. Phil might occasionally call them co-dependent and dysfunctional because their…
The Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States executive order signed by Donald Trump in January left privacy advocates closely scrutinizing a provision to determine if it had any impact on the Privacy Shield.
A security researcher discovered a remote code execution vulnerability on Facebook's website that earned him a $40,000 bounty, while another uncovered a privacy issue that reveals private phone numbers linked to Facebook users' accounts.
In a new survey, only 34 percent of privacy professionals whose companies transfer data from Europe to the U.S. said that they expected their businesses to adopt the newly approved EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.
Watchdog groups PrivacyInternational and Transparency Toolkit today launched their new Surveillance Industry Index (SSI), which contains data on 528 companies that supply surveillance technology to governments and corporations.