Organizations face many threats to their data systems and information. Knowing all of the fundamental elements to cyber safety is the first step to fulfilling these threats.
The reach of cyber protection is broad. The core regions are explained below, and some other fantastic cyber security plan must take all of them into consideration.
Ireland's data protection commission confirmed last week it planned to fine a state agency €75,000 for violating the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR.
In a PSA on Wednesday, the FBI and CISA warned healthcare and pharmaceutical orgs that Chinese hackers are seeking valuable IP and health data regarding COVID-19 treatment.
The U.S. government recapped the top 10 most exploited vulnerabilities from 2016-2019 and warned how 2020 is shaping up vulnerability-wise on Tuesday.
Assuming an attacker has physical access to a machine, a new attack could let allow for the access of data on a locked, password protected, and encrypted hard drive.
The FTC is seeking comment on whether or not it should make changes to its Health Breach Notification Rule, a rule that compels orgs to disclose when health records are breached.
The line between browsers and password managers keeps blurring. Firefox and Chrome recently incorporated new ways for users to tell if passwords they’re using are compromised.
A joint alert via cybersecurity agencies in the UK and U.S. this week warned about how APT groups are exploiting COVID-19 to collect PII, IP, and other intelligence.
The California Privacy Rights Act, a new data privacy effort introduced to narrow the scope of the California Consumer Privacy Act, now has enough support to make it onto the November 2020 ballot.
FINRA warned financial services firms of a new phishing campaign on Monday that it claims is widespread and ongoing.
The act would require “affirmative express consent” for transferring any health, location and proximity data, and allow individuals to opt out of data collection.
The U.S. Department of Defense is urging military medical treatment facilities to protect controlled unclassified data, like patient health information and personally identifiable information.
In a recent survey, data protection officers cited a lack of budget and cohesion across all business units when it comes to developing an organization-wide data protection and privacy strategy as some of the role's top challenges.
Can the gap between socially responsible collective action and privacy be bridged? A new report outlines a series of measures for the public and private sector to take in order to demonstrate accountability while delivering privacy protection in a pandemic.
The data security requirements of New York's Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act, or SHIELD Act, went into effect last month.
Two of the illicit traders indicted in a 2016 hack of the SEC have agreed to settle and in turn, give back six figure sums of money they made with information stolen from a SEC system.
The FBI, which has been urging vigilance around COVID-19 themed phishing attacks, this week gave indicators of compromise and hashes to aid admins in the fight.
In a reminder to regulated entities, the New York Department of Financial Services warned last week of a potential uptick in phishing, fraud, and third-party risk.
The startup acknowledged that former Tesla employees had possession of Tesla documents relating to shipping, receiving, and warehouse procedures despite leaving the company.
Brazil's Senate has voted to push back the go-live date and enforcement date of its new data protection law in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The New York Department of Financial Services has extended its usual April 15 cybersecurity Certification of Compliance deadline for entities experiencing issues arising from COVID-19
Senators, just like they did when Google announced plans to use its technology to screen for COVID-19, have some privacy questions for Apple, which recently said it will do the same, via a website and app.
A multimillion dollar solar installation firm is alleging one of its former employees took its data to start a competing firm just 11 miles away.
Amid increased scrutiny from researchers and privacy activists, two new zero days in the teleconferencing app surfaced on Wednesday.
It’s been difficult keeping track of all the scams leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic to steal your money or your personal information. Now, the FBI is warning of increased attacks that target the supply chain and the healthcare industry in addition to “Zoom-bombing” style attacks.
As with many things currently, details of the California Consumer Privacy Act are unclear. That, plus confusion around COVID-19, has many interest groups hoping enforcement around the law is postponed.
Privacy-conscious senators are worried that technology used by the government to prevent the coronavirus from spreading could be exploited for profit and fear.
Data protection authorities around the world are reiterating that in most scenarios, data protection laws do not stand in the way of the provision of healthcare and the management of public health issues.
A jury ruled the telecom is owed upwards to $420 million in damages after a Chinese company was caught stealing its trade secrets for radios.
While there have been some successes when it comes to getting women involved in tech, by and large, we haven't made enough progress.
The Department of Defense and its research facilities could be taking more steps to ensure steps around data protection are taken when sharing sensitive data, a federal audit revealed.
The New York Department of Financial Services is asking all regulated organizations to provide them with a COVID-19 preparedness plan, including an assessment of how susceptible each entity would be to increased cyberattacks.
Ex-Google engineer Anthony Levandowski plead guilty to trade secret theft last week, acknowleding he took a sensitive Google file before joining Uber.