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Online manipulation is the the latest data protection debate

August 14, 2018

Via: CIO

As privacy controversies continue to absorb public attention both here and in Europe, we are hearing more and more about manipulative “dark patterns” where online services nudge people toward their preferred choices. One consumer report says these websites might be […]


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John McAfee’s ‘unhackable’ Bitcoin wallet got hacked

August 2, 2018

Via: The Next Web

John McAfee threw down the gauntlet last week when claiming his newly-created Bitcoin wallet, Bitfi, was “unhackable.” It took security researchers less than a week to hack it. As of yesterday, a Dutch security researcher known as “OverSoft” claimed to […]


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When it comes to GDPR, are CIOs finally ready?

July 18, 2018

Via: CIO

Now that the build-up to GDPR is over, I wanted to get a sense for CIOs progress at implementing GDPR. Given this, I asked the #CIOChat which covers a broad range of industries. Their answers should be valuable to all […]


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Why it’s unproductive to demand “unhackable” technology

July 5, 2018

Via: The Next Web

We’re on the verge of seeing dozens of new mouth-watering technologies. Drone technology is looking to disrupt local deliveries. Self-driving cars could change the way we commute. Biometric technology could make identity verification and personal security far more advanced and […]


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Redefining what security means for federal agencies

July 2, 2018

Via: CIO

In my role, I’ve had the opportunity to meet with many Federal leaders, and it’s been my experience that security leaders have been viewed as being resistant to new ideas, viewing cybersecurity as a cost center rather than as a […]


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The GDPR and the effect on US ad tech

June 28, 2018

Via: CIO

It’s not just you. Since the European Union’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) went into effect on May 25, companies have been ramping up those opt-in boxes, website banners, and emails updating you on the additional permissions needed to track […]


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Independent study measures which of these 12 VPNs is best

June 26, 2018

Via: The Next Web

German IT security institute AV Test put the most popular VPNs through a battery of tests to determine which one is the best for consumers. Today, it revealed the results of those tests. Twelve popular VPNs were put on trial, […]


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Want a high-paying job in IT security? This $69 mega-training will get you there

June 18, 2018

Via: The Next Web

Cyber-crime and info hacks happen now on a nearly daily basis…and no one is immune. Even though Bitcoin remains a tantalizing digital darling (despite the tumultuous cryptocurrency market), last week’s cyber intrusion on South Korea’s Coinrail crypto exchange, resulting in […]


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ICANN’s Whois service faces GDPR compliance challenges

June 13, 2018

Via: CIO

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation went into effect on May 25. Daniel Solove speaks for many when he described it as the most comprehensive and nuanced data protection regime in the world, providing for “individual rights such as […]


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GDPR is a missed opportunity for real privacy protection

June 7, 2018

Via: CIO

The European Union’s well-publicized General Data Protection Regulation that went into force on May 25 is a much-needed update to its 1995 Data Protection Directive and in many ways a substantial improvement. As leading privacy scholar Daniel Solove says it […]