data privacy

Facebook bans Signal's crafty anti-tracking ad campaign
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data protection

Facebook bans Signal's crafty anti-tracking ad campaign

Signal exposed Facebook’s data collection practices
5 May 2021
Acuant acquires identity verification provider Hello Soda
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mergers and acquisitions

Acuant acquires identity verification provider Hello Soda

Hello Soda’s dark web solution scans over 600 million records for signs of data theft
4 May 2021
Cost of a data breach report 2020
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Whitepaper

Cost of a data breach report 2020

Find out what factors help mitigate breach costs
30 Apr 2021
BigID launches freemium privacy management tool for SMBs
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data protection

BigID launches freemium privacy management tool for SMBs

Portal offers self-service privacy management for customers
26 Apr 2021
Apple launches its privacy-label database
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iOS

Apple launches its privacy-label database

The labels reveal what type of data Apple apps collect when you use them
12 Mar 2021
What is customer identity and access management? 
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identity and access management (IAM)

What is customer identity and access management? 

We answer five top questions about CIAM and its importance to customer relationships and business success
9 Mar 2021
Virginia passes consumer data protection law
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data protection

Virginia passes consumer data protection law

Eastern state follows California in offering consumers opt-out for data processing
3 Mar 2021
Hackers steal 70GB of data from far-right social network Gab
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social media

Hackers steal 70GB of data from far-right social network Gab

The stolen data contains nearly 100,000 private messages from Gab users
1 Mar 2021
Four tips for keeping your business secure during mass remote work
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data protection

Four tips for keeping your business secure during mass remote work

How to maintain a resilient cyber security strategy when your employees are outside the company firewall
19 Feb 2021
TikTok vulnerability exposed private user data
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data protection

TikTok vulnerability exposed private user data

Security researchers have discovered that the app's 'Find Friends' feature allows hackers to access user details
26 Jan 2021
United Nations suffers potential data breach
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data breaches

United Nations suffers potential data breach

Hackers could have breached the database long before the UN applied a patch
11 Jan 2021
Google sets a date for Chrome extension privacy revamp
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web browser

Google sets a date for Chrome extension privacy revamp

From January 18th, developers must be clear about how they're handling user data
10 Dec 2020
Biden team signals president-elect may target Section 230 and data privacy
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Policy & legislation

Biden team signals president-elect may target Section 230 and data privacy

Political change signals trouble for online platforms
4 Dec 2020
Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee launches Solid privacy platform for enterprises
privacy

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee launches Solid privacy platform for enterprises

Solid’s early adopters include the BBC, NHS and NatWest Bank
9 Nov 2020
Cisco finds an increase in security concerns due to remote working
Security

Cisco finds an increase in security concerns due to remote working

Most companies see cyber security as extremely important amid the COVID-19 pandemic
21 Oct 2020
Mozilla and Brave release one-click method for online privacy requests
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Mozilla and Brave release one-click method for online privacy requests

Mozilla, Brave and other online privacy leaders have released a streamlined way to protect your privacy
7 Oct 2020
TikTok caught secretly spying on millions of iPhone users
social media

TikTok caught secretly spying on millions of iPhone users

Apple iOS apps can read the last thing copied to clipboard
29 Jun 2020
US v Microsoft: data privacy case heads to Supreme Court
data protection

US v Microsoft: data privacy case heads to Supreme Court

Long-running case between Department of Justice and Microsoft is considered pivotal for data privacy rights in the UK
16 Oct 2017
Google and Apple see dramatic rise in requests for user data
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data protection

Google and Apple see dramatic rise in requests for user data

The US government asked for the majority of account data between January and June 2017
3 Oct 2017
EU set to scrutinise Investigatory Powers surveillance laws
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data protection

EU set to scrutinise Investigatory Powers surveillance laws

Tribunal notes that scrapping bulk data collection could 'cripple' UK spy agencies
11 Sep 2017
ECJ may extend "right to be forgotten" ruling outside EU
Business strategy

ECJ may extend "right to be forgotten" ruling outside EU

The three year legal battle between Google and France is nearly at its end
20 Jul 2017
Privacy International seeks to expose Five Eyes surveillance
data protection

Privacy International seeks to expose Five Eyes surveillance

Human rights group seeks details on spying agreement’s legal limitations
7 Jul 2017
Review agrees that DeepMind-NHS deal "lacked clarity"
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data protection

Review agrees that DeepMind-NHS deal "lacked clarity"

However independent panel finds that the NHS is ultimately responsible for any legal breach
5 Jul 2017