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Apple Enables Full Third-Party Cookie Blocking in Safari

Apple this week announced that third-party cookies are now blocked by default in Safari on macOS, iOS and iPadOS.The feature represents the latest enhancement the Cupertino-based company brought to its Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) and is meant to improve the privacy of its users by removing previously accepted exceptions.Due to continuous improvemen
Publish At:2020-03-26 09:43 | Read:128 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Tracking & Law En

How CIAM Addresses the Challenges of Consumer Identity Management

Consumer identities are at the heart of brand engagements today. Digital interactions are a routine part of our lives and touchpoints for consumers have reached astounding heights. Nearly 60 percent of the world is digitally connected and more than half of the world’s population will be using social media by the middle of 2020, according to We Are Soci
Publish At:2020-03-19 08:08 | Read:178 | Comments:0 | Tags:Identity & Access Security Services Business Continuity Comp

Grow Your Business With an Evolving Cloud Security Strategy

We have all heard the castle-and-moat analogy to describe traditional centralized approaches to cybersecurity. As cloud security becomes increasingly important in the modern landscape, I think we should add one more component to the analogies we use to think about security: fog. Sometimes the fog is so thick that you can barely see what is in front of you or
Publish At:2020-03-17 10:37 | Read:86 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Security Intelligence & Analytics Business Co

House Strikes Deal to Extend Surveillance Powers

House lawmakers prepared to extend surveillance authorities that expire this month, releasing legislation that represents a rare bipartisan agreement after members of both parties said they wanted to ensure the tools preserved civil liberties.House Democrats posted the text of a bill online, readying the legislation for a floor vote Wednesday before lawmaker
Publish At:2020-03-13 10:40 | Read:173 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Tracking & Law En

U.S. Senators Seek to Ban TikTok on Government Devices

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) and Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) this week introduced a bill aimed at banning the use of the China-made TikTok application on government devices.Referred to as the “No TikTok on Government Devices Act,” the new legislation would prevent government employees, diplomats, and politicians from downloading or using TikTok or other applications f
Publish At:2020-03-13 10:40 | Read:280 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Application Security Com

A Proposed New Trust Framework for Physical and Digital Identity Interactions

Identity is a difficult term to define in the cybersecurity world. The range of personal information that can be associated with an identity interaction is highly dependent on the situational context of the interaction. The definition of identity also depends on the context of the medium within which it is exchanged. In the physical world, when we talk about
Publish At:2020-03-13 07:59 | Read:347 | Comments:0 | Tags:Identity & Access Collaboration Compliance Customer Experien

Tech Must Be Treated Like Tobacco, Says Facebook Whistleblower

Facebook and other tech companies need to be regulated like the tobacco industry, warned Christopher Wylie, the whistleblower who exposed the Cambridge Analytica scandal.The data scientist revealed how he helped the disgraced company, founded by Donald Trump's former right-hand man Steve Bannon, to use unauthorised personal data harvested from Facebook to he
Publish At:2020-03-12 09:25 | Read:306 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Risk Management Priva

Aussie Watchdog Sues Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Breach

Australia's privacy watchdog announced legal action against Facebook Monday for alleged "systematic failures" exposing more than 300,000 Australians to a data breach by Cambridge Analytica.The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner said it had initiated proceedings against the tech giant and that Facebook committed "serious and/or repeated interfe
Publish At:2020-03-09 10:09 | Read:242 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Audits Incident Response Complia

Facebook Sues Namecheap Over Fraudulent Domains

Facebook announced on Thursday that it has filed a lawsuit against domain registrar Namecheap and its Whoisguard privacy protection service over its refusal to provide information on a series of domains that impersonated the social media company and its services.Facebook says it regularly looks for domain names and apps that infringe its trademarks and it ha
Publish At:2020-03-06 13:52 | Read:143 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Fraud & Identity Theft Compl

Virgin Media Exposed Personal Information of 900,000 People

UK-based phone, TV and broadband services provider Virgin Media on Thursday admitted that it exposed the personal information of roughly 900,000 people.The company blamed the incident on a misconfigured marketing database that stored names, home addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and technical and product information. Dates of birth were also exposed
Publish At:2020-03-06 06:17 | Read:230 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Incident Response Compliance Dat

US Lawmakers Propose Internet Controls to Fight Child Porn

US lawmakers proposed legislation Thursday that could see internet companies held legally responsible for content on their platforms if they don't do enough to police child pornography.Senators from both parties, backed by the Department of Justice, said that existing laws immunizing internet hosts like social media companies from liability for user-posted c
Publish At:2020-03-06 01:20 | Read:329 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Data Protection Track

GitOps Security with k8s-security-configwatch

the k8s-security-configwatch GitHub Action, an open source tool from Sysdig, secures your GitOps workloads by detecting changes on your Kubernetes security configuration. Imagine this scenario: The Secure DevOps team of the “Kubernetes Swag” store is going crazy investigating a security alarm; their Kubernetes containers keep being comprom
Publish At:2020-03-05 15:44 | Read:265 | Comments:0 | Tags:Uncategorized compliance Github Github Actions GitOps Kubern

Cathay Pacific Airways Fined Over Long-Running Breach

UK Information Commissioner Fines Cathay Pacific $646,000 Over Long-Running BreachThe UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) announced Wednesday that it has fined Hong Kong based Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd the maximum possible £500,000 ($646,000) following a long-running breach that occurred between October 2014 and May 2018. The current UK Data Pro
Publish At:2020-03-05 15:06 | Read:273 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Compliance Data Protection

The War of Passwords: Compliance vs NIST

The most recent National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidelines have been updated for passwords in section 800-63B. The document no longer recommends combinations of capital letters, lower case letters, numbers and special characters. Yet most companies and systems still mandate these complexity requirements for passwords. What gives?There’s
Publish At:2020-03-05 04:40 | Read:216 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection compliance NIST password

D.C. Council Passes Data Security Legislation

The Council of the District of Columbia on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill whose goal is to expand data breach notification requirements and improve the way organizations protect personal information.Introduced in March 2019 by the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) for the District of Columbia, the Security Breach Protection Amendment Act of 2019 expand
Publish At:2020-03-04 16:20 | Read:237 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Data Protection Priva

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