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The cybersecurity legislation agenda: 5 areas to watch

The 116th Congress is only a few months old, but far-reaching cybersecurity bills to protect infrastructure and the supply chain, ensure election integrity, and build a security workforce are now

Does Compliance Equal Security in the Age of Data Privacy?

May 25th, 2018 is a date that will forever be etched in history as day when the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was finally implemented. Many assumed it would

GDPR: Not Heavy Handed Yet, But Driving Data Breaches Into The Open

With the European Union’s landmark General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now in place a bit more than eight months, it seems that at least one of its messages has had

8 months of GDPR: 59,000+ reported breaches, 91 fines

A little over eight months have passed since the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable, but it’s becoming clear that sweeping data breaches under the carpet has become

Four differences between the GDPR and the CCPA

By passing the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which goes into effect on January 1, 2020, the Golden State is taking a major step in the protection of consumer data.

Why User Names and Passwords Are Not Enough

Over the past few years, it’s become evident that attackers are no longer “hacking” to carry out data breaches ― they are simply logging in by exploiting weak, stolen, or

EFF Has An Encryption Plan For The Entire Internet

If there is one technology that best protects internet users from scammers, hackers and nation-state threat actors it’s encryption. Fortunately, the web is currently undergoing a massive transformation from a

Don’t Dance Around The Topic Of Data Protection

Data Protection Day is acknowledged in the US, Canada, and 47 European countries, and has been upheld since it was launched 13 years ago by the Council of Europe. Its

Cybersecurity Experts Share Insight For Data Privacy Day 2019

You’ll have to forgive my ignorance—but what is an appropriate gift for Data Privacy Day? Perhaps an encrypted portable drive? That might not be a bad idea, but what I have

11 Expert Takes On Data Privacy Day 2019 You Need To Read

The Council of Europe agreed that January 28 should be declared European Data Protection Day back in 2007; two years later the U.S. joined in with the Data Privacy Day