Automaker Tesla revised settings for its in-built cameras after a probe by the Dutch data privacy agency found its default settings enabled illegal recording and retention of data. "Teslas parked on the street were often filming everyone who came near the vehicle," DPA board member Katja Mur said.
The European Commission is preparing a proposal mandating more cooperation among national government agencies charged with enforcing the General Data Protection Regulation. Nationally driven enforcement of the regulation has emerged as a sore point for some during the GDPR's first half decade.
Gartner says by 2025, 50% of companies will be using MDR. What's the compelling business case, and how does it translate to meet the needs of public sector entities? Rob Lalumondier of Sophos shares five reasons to use MDR, as well as key questions to ask when selecting a provider.
Endpoint detection and response is a great defense - but not entirely enough to protect all data in the event of a devastating cyberattack. Enter endpoint backups, which provide extra levels of resiliency, recovery and compliance, says Mason Swenson of CrashPlan.
A Scottish school system decided not to use facial recognition in its secondary school cafeterias after international outcry. The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office said Tuesday that the North Ayrshire Council failed to obtain freely given consent for the system.
A member of a criminal data breach forum says he's selling email addresses and phone numbers of 400 million Twitter users. If verified, the data breach would be a further blow to Twitter and its beleaguered chief executive as regulators increase pressure over the firm's security practices.
Application fraud has spiked - particularly bogus new accounts - and organizations are scrambling to improve fraud detection mechanisms without negatively affecting the legitimate customer's experience. Robin Love of Early Warning shares insights on how to better predict new account risk.
A U.S. senator is suggesting adding cybersecurity standards to the list of federal prerequisites for medical practice participation in Medicare. Cybersecurity is a patient safety issue, says Mark Warner (D-Va.). He today released a slew of proposals for augmenting healthcare cybersecurity.
Synthetic identity fraud is the fastest-growing financial crime in the country. By combining real and fabricated personal information, a synthetic identity is specifically designed to look and act like a valid identity - until it doesn’t, leaving financial losses and criminal activity in its wake.
Russell Shupert of Veeva Systems explains the challenges faced in securing a complex environment. He discusses how his team overcame these challenges, the benefits they achieved and how Threat Stack's Cloud Workload Protection and Application Infrastructure Protection tool helped along the way.