A Year in Review: FTC Data Privacy Actions and its Impacts on 2017 and Beyond

Read Stephen R. Chuk’s article about FTC data privacy actions and its impact on consumers on Privacy Law : Whether it means taking a prominent role shaping data security for the Internet of Things, or addressing high profile breaches, the FTC has adopted an active position in policing data privacy and security. Read his full article […]

4 data privacy considerations for preparing for GDPR compliance

Read Mark Goldin’s article about the four data privacy considerations that companies need to take while preparing for upcoming GDPR on Info World : In the current environment of increasingly aggressive malicious actors looking to infiltrate systems for monetary gain, protecting customer data remains at the top of every major corporation’s priority list. Read his full […]

Everyone’s nightmare: privacy and data breach risks

This paper discusses the regulatory and statutory framework for privacy and data breach risks as of June 1, 2015. Some of the significant regulatory and statutory developments during the month of June are also noted. Read/download the white paper on privacy and data breach risks on Lexology.

Information Security in the Age of Disinformation

Read why  George Moraetes says it is important to protect information in the age of disinformation on Security Intelligence : Depending on their specific goals and motivations, malicious external actors seek to blackmail individuals, organizations or security vendors to disrupt breach defenses or otherwise wreak havoc on IT operations. For security leaders tasked with defending […]

Data Security & Privacy: The Risks of Not Playing by the Rules

Read Peter Merkulov’s article about data security and privacy on Dark Reading : Data protection and privacy regulations affect organizations of every stripe. Whatever your business, if you have customers or employees, you have data that requires protection under some state or federal mandate. Read his full article here.

Security of Internet of Things Devices to Be Rated for First Time

Consumer Reports, a US non-profit group that reviews cars, kitchen appliances and other goods will begin considering the cybersecurity and privacy safeguards of products when rating them – a long overdue move perhaps, given Internet of Things (IoT) device manufacturers have previously been accused of doing the barest minimum to protect consumers. Read about the […]

How to Use & Share Customer Data without Damaging Trust

Read five tips for fair data usage without damaging customer trust according to Steve Shoaff on Dark Reading : Consumer privacy is gearing up to make a big splash this year as people become increasingly annoyed with the way big data thefts at companies like Yahoo! are handled and regulators in Europe take aim at data […]

Security and Privacy Concerns Dog the Cloud

Security and privacy of data and systems in the cloud remain a top worry for the majority of IT professionals worldwide, according to a new survey. Furthermore, unauthorized access, malware and DoS attacks are the top three cloud security concerns today. Read/see the slideshow explaining how security and privacy issues continue to dog cloud adaptation […]

Strong passwords are key to data privacy

The Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is encouraging Kentuckians to create strong online passwords to keep their personal information secure. Saturday was Data Privacy Day, which is an international effort led by The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) to raise awareness about the importance of protecting personal information, according to the release. The NCSA says weak […]

Staying Ahead of Privacy and Security Risks in Internet of Things

Read Taylor Ey’s article about companies can stay ahead of the privacy and security risks in Internet of Things on National Law Review : We are creating an entirely new ecosystem based in technology rather than in biology—the Internet of Things (“IOT”) ecosystem—and it’s growing fast. Companies are selling IOT devices or mobile apps that interact […]