data privacy

Are you over-sharing online?
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social media

Are you over-sharing online?

You’re almost certainly leaking more information online than you realise. We explore the steps you can take to downsize your online footprint
1 Sep 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
19 Aug 2021
Pearson fined $1 million for downplaying severity of 2018 breach
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data breaches

Pearson fined $1 million for downplaying severity of 2018 breach

The SEC found the London-based firm made “misleading statements and omissions” about the intrusion
17 Aug 2021
ESign Genie adds fraud detection to its digital signature software
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Security

ESign Genie adds fraud detection to its digital signature software

New identity verification solution mandates Social Security number for signing digital forms
16 Aug 2021
Senators quiz Amazon on palm scanning tech
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biometrics

Senators quiz Amazon on palm scanning tech

Lawmakers fret about the privacy implications of Amazon One
13 Aug 2021
DataCamp and Degreed partner to offer free data literacy courses
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big data

DataCamp and Degreed partner to offer free data literacy courses

DataCamp’s custom training courses facilitate enterprises’ digital transformation goals
10 Aug 2021
Data breach exposes millions of seniors' data
Data breach
big data

Data breach exposes millions of seniors' data

Misconfigured S3 bucket had exposed personal information on three million people
9 Aug 2021
5 most secure smartphones
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Mobile Phones

5 most secure smartphones

These secure smartphones ensure your data and privacy are protected
28 Jun 2021
Senator reintroduces federal data protection bill
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data protection

Senator reintroduces federal data protection bill

Revised law includes oversight for big tech mergers
17 Jun 2021
How to reduce your online footprint
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privacy

How to reduce your online footprint

Tips and tricks to maintain online anonymity
7 Jun 2021
TikTok implies it’s collecting users' faceprints and voiceprints
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privacy

TikTok implies it’s collecting users' faceprints and voiceprints

New privacy policy gives the app permission to collect biometric data from users
4 Jun 2021
Amazon’s Ring now requires police to request doorbell videos publicly
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privacy

Amazon’s Ring now requires police to request doorbell videos publicly

Previously, Ring owners got private messages from police looking for user videos
3 Jun 2021
New study shows global privacy investments increasing
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data protection

New study shows global privacy investments increasing

Companies must still try harder on cookie consent
2 Jun 2021
Google now allows you to password-protect your activity page
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data protection

Google now allows you to password-protect your activity page

The page shows your Google searches, locations, and YouTube views
25 May 2021
Misconfigured cloud services exposed 100 million Android users' data
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data breaches

Misconfigured cloud services exposed 100 million Android users' data

Mobile apps reveal user data, including emails, chat messages, location, and passwords
21 May 2021
Senators introduce a new bill to protect consumer data privacy
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data protection

Senators introduce a new bill to protect consumer data privacy

Bipartisan bill would force Facebook and Google to follow Apple’s lead on tracking transparency
20 May 2021
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
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