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Category: Privacy protection


Mobile, Network security, Privacy protection

GDPR implementation lessons can help with CCPA compliance

June 13, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The ever increasing number of data breaches has made consumers more aware of how their data is being used and has emphasized the importance of keeping personal data private, says Sovan Bin, CEO and founder of cloud data management firm […]


Email security, Mobile, Privacy protection, Security

Apple Pledges Privacy, Beefs Up Security

June 13, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

Whether it’s from Apple fans, embedded marketing people, or actual developers, applause is an oft-heard feature of any keynote at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Yet the loudest applause at this year’s conference came not for some shiny feature, but for […]


Mobile, Privacy protection

A closer look at mobile permissions one year into GDPR

May 24, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

With GDPR reaching its one year anniversary May 25, Airship revealed top-level results of its global benchmark study, examining the state of mobile app user permissions across nearly 700 million people worldwide. Meet new regulatory requirements While marketers trimmed customer […]


Mobile, Mobile security, Privacy protection

Attackers Could Use Mobile Device Sensors to Generate Unique Device Fingerprint: Research

May 23, 2019

Via: Security Week

Researchers at Cambridge University have determined that attackers could use the built-in motion sensors in mobile devices to generate a unique device fingerprint. Device fingerprinting has been in use for many years. It is the creation of a unique identifier, […]


Mobile, Privacy protection

How to conduct a proper GDPR audit: 4 key steps

May 22, 2019

Via: CSO Online

For many organizations, preparing for the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been a time-consuming endeavor. Unfortunately, the work is not over. Now that GDPR is in effect, companies will need to do regular internal audits to […]


Mobile, Privacy protection

GDPR Drives Changes, but Privacy by Design Proves Elusive

May 16, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

One year later, the EU mandate’s biggest impact has been to focus more attention on data protection and privacy, security analysts say. In the year since it went into effect, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has heightened […]


Mobile, Privacy protection

San Francisco Says NO to Facial Recognition Tech in Police Investigations

May 15, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Local government agencies in San Francisco are prohibited from using facial recognition technology as a surveillance tool in criminal investigations for fear it might be inaccurate, the city’s Board of Supervisors decided in a 8-1 vote on Tuesday, according to […]


Mobile, Privacy protection

Facebook Sues South Korea Data Analytics Firm

May 13, 2019

Via: Security Week

Facebook is suing South Korean data analytics firm Rankwave to make sure it isn’t breaking the leading social network’s rules, the US company said Friday. A lawsuit was filed against Rankwave in a California State court in Silicon Valley to […]


Mobile, Privacy protection

Only 55% of companies plan to be ready for CCPA implementation

May 2, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

While reputation and consumer privacy are the biggest drivers for CCPA compliance, only 55% of companies plan to be ready by the law’s Jan. 1, 2020 effective date, according to the OneTrust and the IAPP research. The CCPA is the […]


Application security, Mobile, Network security, Privacy protection, Security

Microsoft 365 Updated with New Compliance, Encryption, Privacy Controls

May 1, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

New tools, such as Compliance Manager and Advanced Message Encryption, aim to give businesses more options for data privacy. Microsoft is rolling out a series of new capabilities designed to give businesses greater control over their data privacy practices, help […]