74% of Internet Users Feel They Have No Control Over the Personal Information Collected on Them

74% of Internet Users Feel They Have No Control Over the Personal Information Collected on Them

New research conducted by the Ponemon Institute reveals a substantial lack of empowerment felt by consumers when it comes to their data privacy. There is also a gap between the data protection ...
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Blockchain-based VPNs: The Next Step in Privacy Tech?

Could open source bandwidth utilized by blockchain be the alternative to today’s VPN? Every person who goes online today fights a losing privacy battle. Every site we visit, every app we download, ...
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Businesses Skating on Thin Ice Using Third-Party Services

Every year businesses lose millions of dollars in data breach incidents. A survey by Ponemon Institute revealed a 3% increase in third-party data breaches in 2018, with 59% of companies experiencing a ...
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healthcare

Protecting Healthcare Data and Infrastructure

The healthcare industry is increasingly targeted by cybercriminals. As digital transformation accelerates and more providers move their internal systems to the cloud, deploy IoT medical devices and host medical records online, they ...
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Data Privacy and Security in the Travel Industry

As COVID-19 mauls the travel sector and hotels, airlines and cruise lines shutter their doors or park their planes and ships, this interlude may present them an opportunity to address how they ...
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Twitter and the Saudi Computer Crime – Or Was It?

What the two Twitter employees’ actions in accessing user data for use by the Saudi Kingdom was not technically a criminal offense On Nov. 7, the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) ...
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UniCredit leaks 3 million customer records in data breach

UniCredit leaks 3 million customer records in data breach

Italian banking giant UniCredit has suffered a “data incident” that exposed 3 million customer records, including full names, phone numbers and email addresses. UniCredit issued an urgent security notice yesterday announcing that ...
California adds biometric specs to data breach law

California adds biometric specs to data breach law

California is changing its Information Practices Act of 1977 to expand the definition of personal information with additional identifiers, including biometric data of those affected. The amendment comes with new instructions on ...
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Make Digital ID Verification Part of Your CCPA Strategy

As CCPA is poised to take effect, companies must ensure they don’t put personal information in the wrong hands The lines between the digital and physical world are continuing to blur and ...
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Your Personally Identifiable Information Is Part of You: Stop Giving It Away

Are hackers really the problem when governments can just ask for or legislate the requirement to turn over user data? Russia currently has approximately 149 million people living in within its borders, ...