Major Privacy Issues in Google+ Force Its Shutdown Earlier than Planned

Major Privacy Issues in Google+ Force Its Shutdown Earlier than Planned

Google+ and its APIs are shutting down sooner than announced after a new privacy glitch that exposed the data of more than 52 million users was detected in November, Google announced on ...
Are Companies Obligated to Protect Employee Data? Court Says Yes

Are Companies Obligated to Protect Employee Data? Court Says Yes

On Nov. 21, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled in a class action lawsuit filed against the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center by some of its employees following a data breach that exposed ...
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Data Privacy is a Property Rights Issue

Data Privacy is a Property Rights Issue

Over the past decade, the erosion of trust in our institutions and each other has metastasized from a localized problem—primarily in our financial institutions and certain government agencies—into a societal crisis. And ...
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E-Retailers: Stay Secure

E-Retailers: Stay Secure This (and Every) Holiday

‘Tis the season for labeling all things naughty and nice, especially when it comes to the retail sector. In anticipation of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, everyone wants to weigh in on ...
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Facebook Proof of Concept

Patched Facebook Vulnerability Could Have Exposed Private Information About You and Your Friends

In a previous blog we highlighted a vulnerability in Chrome that allowed bad actors to steal Facebook users’ personal information; and, while digging around for bugs, thought it prudent to see if ...

How Secure is Your Digital Presence?

Hacking is now big business for criminals. With the creation and availability of data exploding, it?s time to look at how we got here, and what we can do to secure our ...

Immediate Steps Organizations Need to Do Now, Post-NCSAM

In the ever more connected digital world, identity is no longer just who is accessing your application, but what is accessing it. Prediction of more than 42 billion connected entities by 2022 ...

5 Steps to GDPR Compliance

The compliance date for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation was May 25. The deadline has since elapsed. As it stands, GDPR is a reality. The regulation will certainly change the manner ...

Microsoft partners with DigiCert to begin deprecating Symantec TLS certificates

Starting in September 2018, Microsoft began deprecating the SSL/TLS capability of Symantec root certificates due to compliance issues. The post Microsoft partners with DigiCert to begin deprecating Symantec TLS certificates appeared first ...
Telegram not really anonymous? Researcher reports bug that leaks IP addresses

Telegram not really anonymous? Researcher reports bug that leaks IP addresses

Encrypted messaging app Telegram is dealing with a major anonymity fail possibly affecting their brand reputation and customer trust. Last week, security researcher Dhiraj Mishra detected some vulnerabilities in the Telegram desktop ...
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