Cybersecurity

 
 
  • Scattershot Regulation Of Biometrics

    Advances in biometrics technology are rapidly finding their way into many industries – automotive, travel, security, health care, insurance and financial services, among others – with impressive results but also some predictable privacy concerns. Some insurance companies...

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  • Maybe You’re In the Wrong Business

    According to Venturebeat, an online publication that tracks venture capital, CybelAngel, a digital risk management platform that provides actionable threat intelligence, has raised $36 million in a series B round co-led by Prime Ventures and TempoCap. This...

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  • Secure Sharing Of Files Online

    A brief look at some off-the-shelf options for sending files and documents over the internet. All seven platforms reviewed here encrypt, but only one of them is not able access the files itself. All the others “retain...

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  • Facebook Settles Illinois Privacy Suit, And Residents Could Get $200 Each

    Facebook has settled a class action lawsuit, filed under the notoriously strict Illinois biometric privacy act, for $550 million. The amount Illinois consumer actually get will depend on how many of them file claims, but it could...

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  • A Trade Secret Wake-Up Call

    They are not easy to define, much less protect. Protecting trade secrets is both a technical issue and a managerial issue, and both require ongoing attention. One perennial problem is maintaining a trusting and collegial ambience within...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Phishing Has Succeeded At More Than Half Of U.S. Organizations

    More than half of U.S. organizations were successfully phished in 2019, meaning they lost data, faced a credential or account compromise, or a ransomware...

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  • Corporate Investigations: What A New Survey Tells Us

    Being subject to investigations has become a fact of corporate life, and investigations are expected to become more common, according to a recent survey of legal and compliance professionals. Among the drivers of this trend are increased...

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  • Failure To Patch May Bring Liability, Scuttle Insurance Claims

    After the National Security Agency discovered a potentially devastating vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 10 and some other Microsoft releases, the company, earlier this month, released a patch that is said to fix it. A client alert from...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Advanced Ransomware Infects Backups Too

    Ransomware, said in this article to be among the easiest threats to control (avoid opening suspicious emails) has an insidious offshoot. It’s been dubbed “wiperware” by security specialists; some call them “wiper worms.” These are sophisticated programs...

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  • Radical Changes in Privacy Regulation on the Horizon

    Get ready for intensified global regulatory activity around privacy and rising social expectations that will drive radical change around data protection in 2020. According to a Gartner Report, the pace at which the regulatory landscape is evolving...

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