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SOC 2 compliance for containers and Kubernetes security

This article contains useful tips to implement SOC 2 compliance for containers and Kubernetes. The Service Organization Controls (SOC) reports are the primary way that service organizations provide evidence of how effective their controls are for finance (SOC 1) or securing customer data (SOC 2, SOC 3). These reports are issued by the American Institu
Publish At:2020-10-27 12:18 | Read:95 | Comments:0 | Tags:Falco Kubernetes Sysdig Secure compliance falco Image scanni

NIST 800-53 compliance for containers and Kubernetes

In this blog, we will cover the various requirements you need to meet to achieve NIST 800-53 compliance, as well as how Sysdig Secure can help you continuously validate NIST 800-53 requirements for containers and Kubernetes. What is NIST 800-53 compliance? The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a non-regulatory government agency
Publish At:2020-10-20 12:36 | Read:47 | Comments:0 | Tags:Falco Kubernetes Sysdig Secure CloudTrail compliance falco N

Irish Regulator Investigates Instagram Over Children's Data

Irish privacy regulators have opened two investigations into Instagram over the social media site’s handling of young people’s personal data.Ireland’s Data Protection Commission said it launched the investigations in September after receiving complaints about the company. Facebook, which owns Instagram and has its European headquarters in Ireland, said it’s
Publish At:2020-10-20 08:04 | Read:111 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Audits Compliance Data Protectio

UK Data Privacy Watchdog Slashes BA Fine as Virus Bites

The UK's data privacy watchdog on Friday slashed a fine imposed on British Airways over a cyber attack after taking into account coronavirus fallout on the embattled airline's finances.The UK Information Commissioner's Office said BA would be fined a "record" £20 million ($25 million, 22 million euros), considerably less that the proposed amount totalling £1
Publish At:2020-10-19 08:40 | Read:136 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Incident Response Compliance Pri

UK Fines British Airways for Failures in 2018 Data Hack

Britain’s information commissioner has fined British Airways 20 million pounds ($25 million) for failing to protect personal data for some 400,000 customers, the largest fine the agency has ever issued.The ICO said in a statement Friday that the airline was processing personal data without adequate security measures. It also noted that it did not detect a 20
Publish At:2020-10-16 10:28 | Read:123 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Data Protection Priva

UAE’s Information Assurance Regulation – How to Achieve Compliance

For years, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has committed itself to adopting information technology (IT) and electronic communication. The UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) noted that this policy has made the state’s government agencies and organizations more efficient as well as has improved the ability for individuals to collaborate around
Publish At:2020-10-15 00:19 | Read:131 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Regulatory Compliance compliance National Cyber R

Governments Use Pandemic to Crack Down on Online Dissent: Watchdog

Governments around the world are using the pandemic as a justification to expand surveillance and crack down on dissent online, resulting in a 10th consecutive annual decline in internet freedom, a human rights watchdog report said Wednesday.The report by Washington-based Freedom House said authorities in dozens of countries have cited the Covid-19 outbreak
Publish At:2020-10-14 07:46 | Read:181 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Tracking & Law En

German Privacy Watchdog Fines H&M $41M for Spying on Workers

A German privacy watchdog said Thursday that it is fining clothing retailer H&M 35.3 million euros ($41 million) after the company was found to have spied on some of its employees in Germany.Hamburg’s data protection commissioner said in a statement that the Swedish company collected private information about employees at a customer service center in Nur
Publish At:2020-10-02 01:00 | Read:217 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Incident Response Compliance Pri

US Judge Dismisses New Mexico Privacy Claims Against Google

A U.S. district judge has dismissed New Mexico’s privacy claims against Google over privacy concerns, but New Mexico’s top prosecutor vowed Monday to continue the legal fight to protect child privacy rights.The judge concluded in a ruling Friday that federal laws and regulations do not require direct consent from parents when schools participate in Google’s
Publish At:2020-09-30 10:00 | Read:137 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Privacy & Complia

Twitter Taking Steps to Protect Election-Related Accounts

Twitter announced this week that it’s taking steps to protect high-profile accounts during the upcoming election in the United States.Twitter is reaching out, via an in-app notification, to the owners of accounts associated with government officials, presidential campaigns, political parties, candidates, major news outlets and political journalists.The socia
Publish At:2020-09-18 11:17 | Read:253 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Identity & Access

Building Your Team up to Win the Security Arms Race

In a fast-changing world, stopping to assess your success isn’t really an option anymore. It is increasingly important that security teams are constantly proving their worth and tracking their successes with a view to constantly improving so as to not to get caught behind the times and therefore exposed.How to Make Sure You’ve Got the Momentum You NeedI’d li
Publish At:2020-09-17 01:02 | Read:187 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection compliance File Integrity Mo

TikTok Rejects Microsoft Offer, Oracle Sole Remaining Bidder

American tech giant Microsoft said Sunday its offer to buy TikTok was rejected, leaving Oracle as the sole remaining bidder ahead of the imminent deadline for the Chinese-owned video app to sell or shut down its US operations.TikTok is at the center of a diplomatic storm between Washington and Beijing, and President Donald Trump has set Americans a mid-Septe
Publish At:2020-09-14 05:37 | Read:239 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Risk

EU Regulators Wrangle Over Twitter Data Privacy Penalty

European Union privacy regulators are wrangling over the penalty Ireland’s data privacy watchdog was set to issue Twitter for a data breach, pushing back the case’s long awaited conclusion under the bloc’s tough new data privacy rules.The Irish Data Privacy Commission was expected to issue its decision in the Twitter case, which would be its first involving
Publish At:2020-08-20 14:59 | Read:360 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Privacy & Complia

TikTok Ramps Up Defense Against US Accusations

TikTok has stepped up its defense against US accusations that the popular video app is a national security threat, denouncing what it called "rumors and misinformation" about its links to the Chinese government.The video-snippet sharing service launched an online information hub on Monday after President Donald Trump gave its Chinese parent firm a 90-day dea
Publish At:2020-08-18 12:49 | Read:347 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Risk Man

TikTok and WeChat: Chinese Apps Dogged by Security Fears

The United States has fired a new salvo in its rivalry with China, ordering sweeping restrictions against Chinese-owned social media stars TikTok and WeChat.Here are some key facts about the platforms:- What is WeChat? -WeChat, known as "weixin" or micro-message in Chinese, belongs to tech giant Tencent and has grown to become ubiquitous in daily life across
Publish At:2020-08-07 15:41 | Read:492 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Risk

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