Four Steps to Protect Strategic Information

The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the spotlight back on security issues that organizations have struggled with for years. Workers are connecting to corporate networks from more devices than ever before – but moves to protect, manage and back up the se… Continue reading Four Steps to Protect Strategic Information

CISOs increasingly focus on mitigating mobile security risks

The emergence of the everywhere enterprise has shifted CISO priorities away from combating network security threats and towards mitigating mobile security risks, Ivanti reveals. 87% CISOs surveyed agreed that mobile devices have become the focal point … Continue reading CISOs increasingly focus on mitigating mobile security risks

What Data Privacy Day 2021 Means for Individuals

Data Privacy Day (DPD) is January 28. Sounds exciting, right? I’m sure you’ve got the pinata stuffed and the presents on the way. What is DPD about? It’s all about me! We generally don’t like to use this phrase. It’s considered selfish and arrogant, le… Continue reading What Data Privacy Day 2021 Means for Individuals

Breach Clarity Data Breach Report: Week of Jan. 26

Each week Breach Clarity compiles a list of what it considers to be notable data breaches—those that are worth highlighting because of the increased intensity of the risk to personal information. The Breach Clarity score identifies the level of risk o… Continue reading Breach Clarity Data Breach Report: Week of Jan. 26

Celebrate Data Privacy Day with Advice from Top Data Privacy Experts

Tomorrow, January 28, is Data Privacy Day! Data protection is a large part of our work at Hyperproof, …
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Grindr faces fine of nearly $12 million in Norway for alleged privacy violations

Norway’s data protection agency is proposing a fine of $11.7 million against Grindr for the alleged improper sharing of users’ data to third-party companies for marketing purposes. The Norwegian Data Protection Authority (DPA) said Tuesday that Grindr, which bills itself as “the world’s leading LGBTQ+ social application,” had shared, without full consent, users’ GPS locations, profile data and other information with other companies. Grindr has until Feb. 15 to argue against the decision. The case, which applies to the free version of the app, originated with a 2020 complaint from the Norwegian Consumer Council, and it falls under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The DPA said the fine of 100 million Norwegian kroner would represent its largest ever, reflecting that “our findings suggest grave violations of the GDPR.” “Users were not able to exercise real and effective control over the sharing of their data,” the Norwegian authority says. The […]

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ADT Installer Hacks Home Cams for Sexual Thrills

A man in his 30s admits to voyeurism via ADT security cams. Telesforo Aviles did it more then 9,600 times over four and a half years.
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Crawl, Walk, and Run with SASE Adoption

At Bitglass, customers and prospects are constantly asking us questions about secure access service edge and how our SASE platform can address their modern security use cases. In particular, we are commonly asked how organizations should go about depl… Continue reading Crawl, Walk, and Run with SASE Adoption

Why Enterprises Must Take Ransomware Attacks Seriously

Ransomware attacks are well-documented as a legitimate threat, but haven’t often been taken seriously until recently. Preventing a problem that may or may not happen wasn’t seen as a worthy IT or security investment, due to cost and blind faith … Continue reading Why Enterprises Must Take Ransomware Attacks Seriously

Privacy is not a one-time, check the box activity

New research from ISACA reveals critical skills gaps and insufficient training. The survey report also explores past and future trends in privacy, offering insights into privacy workforce and skills, the use of privacy by design, and the organizational… Continue reading Privacy is not a one-time, check the box activity