Privacy

Global biometrics institute urges responsible use of technology

The international Biometrics Institute is calling on all law enforcement agencies, border management and governments to use existing good practices to ensure responsible use of biometrics.

How to conduct a proper GDPR audit: 4 key steps

Organizations subject to the EU's General Data Protection Regulation should do regular compliance audits. Here are the steps experts say you should take.

Mohd Shadab Siddiqui joins Hotstar as head of information security and trust

Shadab Siddiqui was earlier the head of information security, trust, fraud, risk and compliance at ANI Technologies (Ola).

How to stay in control of your online data

There are so many scams around these days, not to mention companies selling your personal information without your knowledge, that it can feel as if it's impossible to have any kind of control over who can see and have your data online.

What is "reasonable security"? And how to meet the requirement

Privacy regulations such as the GDPR and CCPA require companies to provide "reasonable security" to protect customers' personal information. Here's how you might best achieve that standard.

Security investigator confronts Wipro on breach incident during investors’ call

Cybersecurity investigator Brian Krebs put Wipro in a tough spot by bringing up a critical data breach in the midst of a quarterly earnings call. Wipro called the incident a zero-day attack and has employed a forensic investigator to probe the incident.

Data protection: The role of AI, analytics and the new CDO

As data protection takes center stage in the enterprise, companies will require a chief data protection officer (CDpO) instead of a chief digital officer (CDO).

Over 540 million Facebook users’ data exposed on Amazon's cloud servers

Two different third-party developed Facebook app datasets that were uploaded to AWS servers have been exposed to public internet, revealed cybersecurity firm UpGuard. 

What is Bitdefender VPN?

Bitdefender is highly rated for its antivirus packages, and now they come with a built-in VPN service. Buy Antivirus Plus, Internet Security or Total Security and you’ll find the option to use the new VPN service in the interface.

Managing cybersecurity risks with threat intelligence: Kaspersky Lab

At CISO summit, Kaspersky labs explains why it’s important to have 360-degree view of tactics and tools to maintain immunity towards unseen cyber-attacks. 

Can blockchain be the antidote to ransomware?

The technological know-how (of blockchain) that ransomware hackers exploit could also help fight against such attacks.   

Facebook passwords for hundreds of millions of users were exposed to Facebook employees

Facebook confirms that user passwords were being stored in a readable format on Facebook servers. Hundreds of millions of accounts will be notified accordingly.