German Schools Ban Office 365, Cite Privacy Concerns

German Schools Ban Office 365, Cite Privacy Concerns

The ruling follows years of debate over whether German schools and institutions should use Microsoft tools and services. The German state of Hesse has ruled…

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Privacy Experts: Facebook’s $5B Fine Unlikely to Do Much

Privacy Experts: Facebook’s $5B Fine Unlikely to Do Much

The $5 billion fine that the Federal Trade Commission has slapped on Facebook for privacy violations may be the largest ever levied by the agency,…

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Facebook $5 Billion U.S. Privacy Settlement Approved by FTC

Facebook $5 Billion U.S. Privacy Settlement Approved by FTC

U.S. officials approved a record $5 billion privacy settlement with Facebook Inc. to resolve the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, people said, prompting an immediate outcry from lawmakers…

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Marriott Face £99 Million ICO Fine for Data Breach

Marriott Face £99 Million ICO Fine for Data Breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office has announced an intention to fine Marriott International £99m for “infringements of the GDPR.” Relating to an incident that Marriott reported…

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British Airways faces record £183m fine for data breach

British Airways faces record £183m fine for data breach

The airline, owned by IAG, says it is “surprised and disappointed” by the penalty from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). At the time, BA said…

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GDPR: A cheat sheet

GDPR: A cheat sheet

Enforcement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to any company that transacts with European Union citizens. Here’s your GDPR go-to guide. Through…

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Securing the modern enterprise in a digital world

Securing the modern enterprise in a digital world

Today’s cyberthreat landscape is dramatically different from days past. Gone were the days when organizations can fortify themselves using security approaches that protect the organization…

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What is Rubber Stamping and Why is it a Serious Cybersecurity Concern?

What is Rubber Stamping and Why is it a Serious Cybersecurity Concern?

Bulk approvals of requests to have access to any of the various systems and assets quickly become a security concern. In order to avoid giving…

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Data Breaches A Time Bomb, Warns Security Report

Data Breaches A Time Bomb, Warns Security Report

Data breaches are a “time bomb” under companies that let customer information go astray, warns a security expert. Bryan Sartin, Verizon’s head of global security…

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With GDPR's 'Right of Access,' Who Really Has Access?

With GDPR’s ‘Right of Access,’ Who Really Has Access?

How a security researcher learned organizations willingly hand over sensitive data with little to no identity verification. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)…

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