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Category: Privacy protection


Mobile, Privacy protection

The Fight Over the Fight Over California’s Privacy Future

September 21, 2020

Via: Wired

WHEN STATE SENATOR Bob Hertzberg learned that an ambitious privacy initiative had gotten enough signatures to qualify for the ballot in California, he knew he had to act quickly. “My objective,” he says, “was to get the damn thing off […]


Mobile, Privacy protection

Safari 14: New privacy and security features

September 17, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Apple has released Safari 14, which features many functional improvements, a Privacy Report that shows all the trackers the browser has neutralized, and and does not support Adobe Flash anymore. New features Safari 14 sports a redesign of the tab […]


Data loss, Mobile, Privacy protection, Threats & Malware

Travel Industry Giants Failed to Secure their Websites Despite High-Profile Data Breaches, New Research Shows

September 11, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Major airlines and hotel chains have failed to secure their online platforms even after previous data breaches and cyberattacks exposed information of millions of customers’ and drew fines from privacy regulators. That’s the conclusion of an investigation by Which?, which […]


Mobile, Mobile security, Privacy protection

Google Reveals Work Profile Privacy Features in Android 11

September 10, 2020

Via: Security Week

Android 11 is the seventh operating system release to include enterprise features since the introduction of the work profile in 2014 to separate work data on employees’ personal devices. The new platform iteration, Google says, brings the work profile privacy […]


Mobile, Network security, Privacy protection, Security

Recommendations to enhance subscriber privacy in 5G

September 4, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

There are clear benefits of 5G SIM capabilities to protect the most prominent personal data involved in mobile communications, according to the Trusted Connectivity Alliance. Addressing privacy risks The IMSI, known as a Subscription Permanent Identifier (SUPI) in 5G, is […]


Mobile, Mobile security, Privacy protection

Mobile voting: Hype or reality?

September 4, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

The 2020 United States presidential election is already off to a rocky start. We’ve seen technology fail in the primary elections, in-person campaigning halted, and a plethora of mixed messages on how voting will actually take place. Many Americans are […]


Mobile, Privacy protection

Learn How to Secure Personally Identifiable Information, Now

August 31, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

As more work shifts to remote, organizations continue dealing with security challenges. Employees are now connecting to internal network resources from varied devices, and many may be connecting with personal devices. Working from off-site locations presents more chances for accidental […]


Mobile, Privacy protection

What are the latest GDPR security breach enforcement trends?

August 26, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

In the run-up to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in 2018, the increased level of fines combined with a raft of new and enhanced data protection obligations created a big stir. Some organisations sprang into action, […]


Data loss, Mobile, Privacy protection, Threats & Malware

Marriott Hit With Class-Action Data Breach Lawsuit

August 19, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Marriott faces a new lawsuit in Britain, filed over the hotel giant experiencing one of the worst data breaches in history. The breach of the Starwood guest reservation system ran from July 2014 to September 2018 – Marriott acquired Starwood […]


Mobile, Privacy protection

Facebook, Google Step Up Election Protection Efforts

August 14, 2020

Via: Security Week

The hub was described as central to defending against deception and confusion in what promises to be an election roiled by the pandemic and efforts to dupe voters. The move comes amid a coordinated effort by Facebook, Google and other […]