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Dating apps are leaking some of your most sensitive data

Meeting new people has never been particularly easy, which is why dating apps have become so popular. Using carefully calculated computer algorithms, these services match our interests and preferences with other people who have similar tastes. We can then arrange a date – and hopefully find love in the process. But in order to make matches, each service coll
Publish At:2020-01-17 09:15 | Read:289 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News privacy apps gdpr tinder

Explained: data enrichment

How do your favorite brands know to use your first name in the subject line of their emails? Why do you seem to get discounts and special offers on products you’ve recently purchased? Businesses are able to personalize their marketing messages thanks to data enrichment. Data enrichment applies to the process of enhancing, refining, and improving on
Publish At:2020-01-16 16:50 | Read:214 | Comments:0 | Tags:Explained contact enrichment data cleaning data enrichment g

Online privacy in 2019: a legislative review

For decades, the United States treated data privacy like an aging home, patching individual leaks and drafts only when a new storm hit. The country passed a law protecting healthcare-related information, and not much else. It then passed a law protecting video rental information, and not much else. It continued this way, repeatedly passing sector-specific la
Publish At:2019-12-23 16:50 | Read:393 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy ACCESS Act California Consumer Privacy Act comprehen

The GDPR in 2019: the year of the million euro fine

The GDPR came into force in May 2018. This European regulation revolutionized personal data protection, and helped increase awareness of this important subject. The regulation sets out hefty fines of up to 4% of a company’s global annual turnover, or up to €20 million, for organizations that infringe the rules. Although we started to see  a few sanctions und
Publish At:2019-12-18 10:35 | Read:366 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business Security data breach data control gdpr

ACCESS Act might improve data privacy through interoperability

Data privacy is back in Congressional lawmakers’ sights, as a new, legislative proposal focuses not on data collection, storage, and selling, but on the idea that Americans should be able to more easily pack up their user data and take it to a competing service—perhaps one that better respects their data privacy. The new bill would also require certain t
Publish At:2019-11-11 23:20 | Read:378 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy ACCESS Act Apple Pages Big Tech Center for Democracy

The Current State of CCPA – What You Need to Know

In the digital age, more often than not, you can be sure that some enterprise has hold of your personal information. This information could be your name, email, phone number, IP address, country and other details. This can come from submitting a form, subscribing to a newsletter, accepting cookies, accepting the privacy policy or terms and conditions when cr
Publish At:2019-10-18 10:10 | Read:319 | Comments:0 | Tags:Regulatory Compliance CCPA consumer rights GDPR

What role does data destruction play in cybersecurity?

When organization leaders think about cybersecurity, it’s usually about which tools and practices they need to add to their stack—email protection, firewalls, network and endpoint security, employee awareness training, AI and machine-learning technology—you get the idea. What’s not often considered is which items should be taken away. Nearly
Publish At:2019-09-20 23:20 | Read:2248 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business data data breach data destruction Data privacy dega

CEOs offer their own view of a US data privacy law

Last week, the chief executives of more than 50 mid- and large-sized companies urged Congress to pass a national data privacy law to regulate how companies collect, use, and share Americans’ data. Buried deep within the chief executives’ recommendations for such a law, presented as a policy framework for guidance, was a convenient proposal: Private indiv
Publish At:2019-09-20 11:20 | Read:461 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy Brave Brave browser Business Roundatble California C

GDPR offers new protections for young adults

From May 2018, a new data protection law – the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – will come into force, designed to better protect the privacy of European citizens. GDPR gives consumers a number of rights over the personal data that companies collect, and forces those businesses to better protect the information too. If a company does breach the GDP
Publish At:2017-09-14 13:35 | Read:4622 | Comments:0 | Tags:Family Safety Mobile News gdpr Privacy

The Three Primary Regulatory Changes of the GDPR

The recent increase in number and impact in cyberattacks to steal information has made it necessary to change the legislation on data protection in Europe. The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which will be implemented in May 2018, aims to protect the data of European citizens and monitor how organizations process, store and use this data. Broadly
Publish At:2017-08-28 23:45 | Read:3021 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security b2b businesses gdpr

Four Things You Should Know About the GDPR

May 25, 2018 will mark a “before and after” in the field of data protection legislation. That day will see Europe’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) come into effect. Although the date of its entry into force was 25 May 2016, when the two-year transition period stipulated by the legislation is up, any company that violates the requirements of this r
Publish At:2017-07-26 17:05 | Read:5023 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security b2b data protection gdpr Privacy

A Conversation with Daniel Monastersky, Expert in Cyber Law

“International cooperation and building awareness are necessary to achieving a more secure world,” Daniel Monastersky Security, in any of its dimensions or spheres, is the first responsibility of any government. In this age of hyperconnection and interoperability, new actors and risks have emerged that have forced governments to carry out major revisions and
Publish At:2017-07-03 16:15 | Read:2865 | Comments:0 | Tags:PandaLabs cybersecurity gdpr guest post legislation

Corporate Cybersecurity: Keep Up, or Die

Companies are more vulnerable than ever to cyberattacks, as their CIOs will be quick to explain to anyone who cares to ask. A third of them acknowledge that their company has suffered a major cyberattack in the last two years, an increase of 45% compared to 2013. And only one in five IT managers claims to be “very well prepared” to respond to cyb
Publish At:2017-06-06 19:40 | Read:2933 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security companies cyberattacks Cybercrime gdpr

With Less Than 1 Year To Go Companies Place Different Priorities on GDPR Compliance

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect in one year from now, but a large number of firms are far from prepared. It feels like Y2K all over again. We are less than one year until the impact of the GDPR is realized, no one is certain what will happen, and everyone is taking a different approach to mitigation. In April 2016,
Publish At:2017-05-30 05:10 | Read:3750 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations GDPR Law priva

Panda Security’s GDPR Preparation Guide Helps Ease the Transition to the New Regulation

There’s a new challenge that lies ahead for businesses that have operations within the European Union. The new General Data Protection Regulation came into effect on 25 May, 2016, and will begin to be enforced 25 May, 2018. With the focus on protecting the fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons and their right to the protection of personal
Publish At:2017-03-31 20:10 | Read:3521 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business Panda Security gdpr whitepaper

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