Facebook is in legal trouble again according to an article on the Washington Post. The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly in discussions with the tech giant to settle a multibillion-dollar fine after an investigation into past privacy violations.
New report from Risk Based Security shows a downward trend in number breaches and exposed records, Unclear if privacy regulations like GDPR are having an effect.
Biometric authentication uses physical or behavioral human characteristics to digitally identify a person to grant access to systems, devices or data. It has the potential to make authentication dramatically faster, easier and more secure than traditional passwords, but companies need to be careful about the biometric data they collect.
The low number of fines relative to the volume of reported breaches might be due to over-extended regulators, says a DLA Piper report.
When you log into a site, Google's Password Checkup plugin for Chrome will check whether your credentials have been compromised.
A survey of highly qualified data management professionals by 451 Research shows that growing data volumes have made security their biggest concern.
Google has become the first of the Silicon Valley technology giants to be landed with a fine under the General Data Protection Regulation that came into effect across Europe in May 2018.
Organizations need to be prepared for thingbot attacks by having security controls in place that can detect the bot and scale to the rate at which thingbots can attack.