Data privacy issues and compliance
- November 14, 2019
InfoTrax settled an FTC complaint over an extensive data breach that lasted two years. Now, it can no longer collect any personal data until it implements its own infosec program.
- November 13, 2019
Microsoft said it will apply the California Consumer Privacy Act across the nation and extend the law's data privacy protections to customers in all fifty states.
- July 29, 2019
Tim Mackey of Synopsys tries to clear up some of the mystery around how GDPR regulators determine the fines levied on companies for major data breaches or privacy violations.
- July 09, 2019
The ICO plans to levy a record GDPR fine of nearly $230 million against British Airways for a security incident that led to 500,000 customers having their data compromised.
- June 06, 2019
There haven't been many fines under the General Data Protection Regulation since the EU data privacy law went into effect a year ago. But experts warn that will likely change.
- May 08, 2019
After being a no-show at last year's conference, security and privacy improvements were big themes at Google I/O's first day, including discussion on federated learning.
- April 30, 2019
Since the start of 2018, Facebook has had a seemingly constant cascade of security issues and privacy scandals. Here's a look back at the social media giant's most serious issues.
- March 08, 2019
Facebook and Twitter executives say finding a pattern of malicious activity is more effective in identifying bad actors on sites than looking at the misleading information itself.
- January 23, 2019
The Google GDPR fine of $57 million marks the first time a major tech company has been penalized under Europe's new privacy regulations. But the fine is less than the maximum allowable penalty.
- October 02, 2018
Facebook's GDPR consequences are still up in the air following a data breach, as Irish regulators are waiting on more information before determining if the social network will face a fine.
- September 13, 2018
In addition to other Trend Micro apps banished from the Mac App Store for gathering data inappropriately, the company has admitted to publishing the Open Any Files app.
- September 11, 2018
Researchers claimed Trend Micro apps in the Mac App Store were stealing data. The company removed the offending features, but researchers are still not sold on Trend Micro's excuse.
- July 31, 2018
New consumer privacy laws are changing the global privacy landscape. Citrix's Peter Lefkowitz explains how Citrix is approaching GDPR compliance and privacy issues in general.
- July 27, 2018
Dropbox came under fire for sharing anonymized data with academic researchers after questions emerged about how the data was protected and used.
- July 17, 2018
The difference between data privacy protections afforded to European Union residents and people in the U.S. is more sharply highlighted now that the EU's General Data Protection Regulation has ...