The European Parliament and European Commission are pushing for mandatory end-to-end encrypted communications, and banning backdoors, as part of the EU's rebooted e-privacy regulation. But the move runs counter to anti-crypto rhetoric being spouted by government ministers in Britain and France.
GDPR is in effect, and in one year, regulators will start to assess penalties against enterprises not in conformance with the regulation. How prepared are entities? Will it take a high-profile penalty to get the world's attention? Michael Hack of Ipswitch weighs in.
Infosecurity Europe 2017 in London drew an estimated 18,000 attendees. Here are 13 visual highlights from the annual information security conference, ranging from tchotchkes and keynotes to 19th century architecture and live hacks of internet-connected devices.
Metro Bank is the UK's first new High Street bank in over 100 years. With a focus on the customer, Metro Bank provides unparalleled levels of service and convenience to its customers.
Metro Bank wanted to take employee productivity to the next level by enabling off-network access to Office 365 and Yammer, but found...
In order to fully understand the impact of a breach, the detection of malware threats needs to be complemented by the proactive exploration of anomalous network behavior and inter-artifact relationships. This activity is supported by machine learning techniques, which can be leveraged to aggregate and classify events...
Another day, another data breach in the news. Ransomware at a hospital, the latest IRS breach, a phishing scam at Snapchat . . . you tune out the details. For every breach that makes headlines, dozens of other organizations have had data stolen or corrupted by hackers...or even their own users. Cyberthreats become...
The government of India is taking the data protection and privacy bull by the horns, gunning for comprehensive data protection legislation within the next 5 months. Experts offer an analysis of what the nation needs.
Right now in Britain three things remain certain: Death, taxes and having to comply with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation. But legislators have promised U.K. organizations will have a say in how some GDPR provisions get enacted.
Paid breach notification site LeakedSource has disappeared. Given the site's business model - selling access to stolen credentials to any potential buyer - breach notification expert Troy Hunt says the site's demise is no surprise.
The world is transforming, blending the physical and digital into an age of convergence. Is your agency prepared for the resulting security challenges? Drawing upon the deep resources of both Forcepoint Security Labs�� and Raytheon, the 2017 Forcepoint Security Predictions report investigates this new shift that blurs...
In a rare case of potential breach accountability, Verizon is reportedly demanding a $1 billion discount to acquire Yahoo as a result of the search giant's failure to more rapidly spot a data breach that compromised at least 500 million users' accounts.
Even though the U.K. is preparing to exit the EU, British businesses must prepare to comply with GDPR, the EU's new data privacy law. That's the message from the new U.K. information commissioner, who oversees enforcement of the country's privacy laws.
Businesses on both sides of the Atlantic are lauding the new U.S.-EU Privacy Shield, which gives them a legal way to handle Europeans' personal data. But privacy rights groups have criticized the agreement for falling short of the EU's own privacy protections.
"Brexit" means that British law enforcement agencies will likely have a harder time taking a bite out of cybercrime as well-regarded intelligence-sharing relationships get severed and must be renegotiated.