"Move fast and break things," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg once said of his company's internal motto. But regulators have been increasingly signaling to Facebook that when it comes to users' privacy and data security, too much remains broken.
The abuse and/or misuse of privileged credentials plays a role in almost every cybersecurity breach incident today. With privileged access in hand. an attacker essentially becomes a malicious insider - and that's an alarming scenario for any IT professional, all the way up to the C-level and the Board.
From blockchains and surveillance to backdoors and GDPR, a group of leading cryptographers rounded up the top cybersecurity and privacy matters of the day at the cryptographers' panel held at the recent RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco.
Karl Racine, the attorney general for Washington, D.C., is looking to strengthen the District's data breach laws, specifically by offering greater protection for consumers and holding businesses accountable when they are breached or lose data.
An unprotected database belonging to Chinese e-commerce site Gearbest exposed 1.5 million customer records, including payment information, email addresses and other personal data for customers worldwide, white hat hackers discovered.
The risks posed to enterprises managing third parties have evolved. Increasing reliance on third-party vendors, new privacy regulations, shifting cybersecurity threats, and frequent data breaches have upended the third-party risk landscape. As a result, modern risk solutions must adapt to solve both security and...
If you had to guess what day of the week a hacker will hit your organization, the answer might seem obvious: Hackers prefer to strike on Saturday. And a review by Redscan of cybersecurity incidents reported to Britain's privacy regulator before GDPR took effect confirms it.
Nearly 10 months after the beginning of enforcement of the EU's GDPR privacy regulation, organizations around the world are still learning plenty of compliance lessons - including how to locate all personal data so it can be protected, according to regulatory experts on a panel at RSA Conference 2019.
The trend of moving applications, data and infrastructure to public clouds in unrelenting. While the transition is a strategic move to transform operations, improve the customer experience, and reduce costs, this spreading of data across multiple hosting centers complicates DDoS mitigation strategies and leads to...
As organizations are relying more and more on cloud collaboration tools to store and share sensitive customer data, security concerns abound. Failure to comply with regulation is not a risk worth taking, and the financial cost, time lost and reputation damage from even one data breach can jeopardize an entire...
At the start of RSA Conference 2019, Jon Callas of the ACLU discusses how attitudes toward privacy continue to evolve and why the general tenor of the conversation is not as bad as some headlines suggest.
Ireland's privacy watchdog has its eye on Facebook. Ten of the 15 major investigations that the Data Protection Commission launched since the EU's tough new privacy law, GDPR, went into full effect in May 2018 are focused on Facebook.
Why are we surprised about the amount and sensitivity of data that mobile apps collect? The online industry has never been forthright about it. That's why we're faced with a yawning gap between user expectations and true privacy. And it's why Facebook, Google, Apple and others have many questions to answer.