British Airways was fined 183m pounds ($229.45M USD) for its 2018 data breach. Which is approximately 6% of their 2018 profit.Read More
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HIPPA allows sharing of de-identified data, however, what happens when the entity they share that data with allows for re-identification?Read More
Facebook is getting into the cryptocurrency space with Libra… however does their brand inspire trust?Read More
It’s not unusual for someone to get fired after a cyber security incident, however, who’s really to blame?Read More
McAfee sues former employees saying they conspired to take their “secret sauce” to Tanium.Read More
Europe set the bar with GDPR and now other countries, like Brazil, are following their lead.Read More
Wearable technology collects some very personal data about the user, but could potentially be used to circumvent well established employee privacy laws.Read More
Forward thinking companies know there is so much to learn about the cross section between cyber security and privacy.Read More
The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act has been reintroduced and has bipartisan support.Read More
Texas is just the latest state that has taken it upon itself to introduce Bills that add more protection for citizens when it pertains to cyber security and privacy.Read More
When it comes to GDPR European citizens are inherently more aware however, why are US citizens that work for global organizations less aware?Read More
Companies of all sizes and privacy advocates have yet another state law privacy bill to ponder, The New York Privacy Act is on its way!Read More
Companies often debate how much or how little (or even if) they should report to their customers when their is a data breach. This is another case of lawyers making it harder than it really needs to be.Read More
Even as the attacks against municipal, state, and federal governments are on the rise, citizens have a tougher road to receive redress as a result of those breaches because of sovereign immunity.Read More
When the breach is technically not your breach…. but its your company that’s in the headlines.Read More
There are plenty of 3rd parties that certify they are compliant with cyber security and privacy requirements, even when they may have full knowledge that they are not. In this California case on The False Claims Act, a government contractor may be found to have committed contract fraud in checking that box.Read More
K-12 schools face a tremendous responsibility when protecting students personally identifiable information, but are they prepared.Read More
In yet another convergence of cyber security, privacy, and data governance, e-discovery vendors are now hiring CISO’s.Read More
Amazon shareholder attempts to block sale of their facial recognition software “Rekognition” to law enforcement was unsuccessful.Read More
I think it was 2013 when I first heard the term “shifting security to the left” when coding appications. In other words, it is cheaper to fix a coding problem while in the development stage.Read More