Category: Privacy

Where are we with GDPR?

Keeping up with compliance in a post-GDPR world.

Privacy International files GDPR complaints

Privacy International has filed complaints against seven companies including Experian, Equifax and Oracle for alleged contravention of the GDPR.

Here we go again… 80,000 Facebook user accounts compromised

Malicious browser extensions could be behind a compromise of at least 81,000 Facebook accounts which were put up for sale on the dark web, according to reports.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in October 2018 – 44,701,278 records leaked

See the list of data breaches and cyber attacks in October 2018.

Girl Scouts alerted to possible data breach

Thousands of members of the Girl Scouts in California may have had their personal information stolen after one of its official email accounts was accessed by unauthorized third party.

The Internet Of Things is becoming the Internet Of Threats

Security by design is a methodical process, not an ad hoc undertaking. Failure to adopt this mindset for every single IoT device will likely lead to the need to make quick fixes to address bugs or newly discovered security threats.

Why intelligence services need access to your phone

We, as a society, have to decide what the balance is between giving our security intelligence and law enforcement agencies the tools they need and safeguarding the privacy and immunity from eavesdropping we crave.

Read all about it – Cannabis, Sanitation and Halloween

Catch up on last weeks resilience news and stories with the latest edition of Read all about it! Halloween, Health & Safety, Supply Chain Management and many more.

Millions of US voter records for sale

An estimated 35 million voter records from 19 states are up for sale on a dark web forum, in what may be an inside job ahead of the mid-terms.

EU privacy chief expects first round of fines under new law by year-end

Regulators are set to exercise their new powers by handing out fines and even temporary bans on companies that breach a new EU privacy law, with the first round of sanctions expected by the end of the year, the bloc's privacy chief said.

Alphabet shuts down Google+ after data leak it has known about since March is exposed

WSJ reports that Google decided not to disclose the leak earlier partly due to fears of regulatory scrutiny.

Your fingerprints reveal more than you think

Chemist Simona Frances explains spectrometry, a technology that analyzes fingerprints in previously impossible detail, and demonstrates how this cutting-edge forensic science can help police catch criminals.

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