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Puush urges users to change passwords after cyber attack

Weak passwords outlawed out West, California law aims to secure IoT devices

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California passed has just passed a law effectively banning weak passwords and enforcing other security measures to more effectively secure connected devices. While its unlikely individuals or businesses will be raided by local law enforcement for attempting to lock down their computer or Wi-Fi using “Password123,” the new law will require that manufactured devices be…

GDPR: It’s (just about) here

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Like many college students who cram the night before a test – and some writers who test the limits of their editors’ patience with their procrastination – many companies have pushed off GDPR compliance, believing either it doesn’t apply to them, it’s too costly or overwhelming or they can afford to wait and see just how serious regulators are about admonishing and fining companies who falter on privacy.

Big mistake.

New York’s new cybersecurity requirements go into effect today

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The nation’s first state-mandated cybersecurity regulations regarding banking and financial services companies are scheduled to go into effect in New York state on March 1. The rules are intended to set up protections for financial institutions as well as consumers. “This regulation helps guarantee the financial services industry upholds its obligation to protect consumers and…

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