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Identity Theft

Hacking still healthcare’s top threat, but insider threats often go unnoticed

More than half of August’s breaches were caused by hacking incidents, while one insider hack went undetected for two years, according to the latest Protenus Breach Barometer.Healthcare is still struggling

IT Compliance

Compliance and Data Privacy Regs that Affect IT Security

 GDPR is the latest compliance and data privacy reg to affect IT security. We list more than a dozen that may affect your organization – along with legal issues and

Cloud

Three steps to an effective cloud security strategy – CSO Online

Deploying to the cloud without a plan or an overall approach could leave you worse off than if you had simply stayed with the — increasingly antiquated — dedicated data

Industry Insights

Government Efforts to Weaken Privacy are Bad for Business and National Security – Infosecurity Magazine

The federal government’s efforts to require technology and social media companies to relax product security and consumer privacy standards—if successful—will ultimately make everyone less safe and secure. Apple, Facebook, Twitter

IT Compliance

Uber Agrees to 20 Years of Privacy Audits by the FTC – Infosecurity Magazine

Long plagued by privacy issues, Uber has agreed to privacy audits for the next 20 years after the FTC found the ride-sharing company at fault for harming consumers. There are

Hardware/Network

Hotspot Shield VPN Accused of Breaking Privacy Promises – Infosecurity Magazine

A privacy non-profit has urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate alleged deceptive and unfair trade practices by the provider of the popular Hotspot Shield Free VPN. The Center

IT Compliance

New UK data protection law to offer more control to users – Help Net Security

UK citizens will have more control over how their personal information is used by businesses, and the right to demand from social media companies and online traders the deletion of

Identity Theft

Data Protection: Everything to know

By Secure Swiss Data You go to a bank, open an account; you hand over your data. You go to your doctor, you share your data. You go to your

IT Compliance

Only 2% of “GDPR-ready” organizations are actually compliant – Help Net Security

Only nine percent of UK organizations that believe they are prepared for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) actually are, new research from Veritas has found. In fact, organizations across

Mobile

Mobile Security and Privacy

Anonymity refers to the absence of identifying information of an individual. In the digital age, user anonymity is critically important since computers could be used to infer individuals’ lifestyles, habits,