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Struggling to Secure Remote IT? 3 Lessons from the Office
Chris Hallenbeck, CISO for the Americas at TaniumCommentary
The great remote work experiment has exacerbated existing challenges and exposed new gaps, but there are things to be learned from office challenges.
By Chris Hallenbeck CISO for the Americas at Tanium, 9/17/2020
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Simplify Your Privacy Approach to Overcome CCPA Challenges
Hilary Wandall, Senior Vice President, Privacy Intelligence and General Counsel at TrustArcCommentary
By building a privacy-forward culture from the ground up and automating processes, organizations can simplify their approach to privacy and be prepared for any upcoming regulations.
By Hilary Wandall Senior Vice President, Privacy Intelligence and General Counsel at TrustArc, 9/15/2020
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Two Years on from GDPR: Has It Driven Growth in Cybersecurity Insurance?
IFSEC Global, StaffNews
Whilst GDPR has put the spotlight on data privacy and cyber issues, there are other more prominent trends that are driving a greater take-up of cyber insurance, says Ben Maidment, Class Underwriter Cyber, Physical & Technology at Brit Insurance.
By IFSEC Global Staff, 9/10/2020
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VPNs: The Cyber Elephant in the Room
Brigadier General (Ret) Gregory J. Touhill, President, AppGate Federal DivisionCommentary
While virtual private networks once boosted security, their current design doesn't fulfill the evolving requirements of today's modern enterprise.
By Brigadier General (Ret) Gregory J. Touhill President, AppGate Federal Division, 9/8/2020
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8 Frequently Asked Questions on Organizations' Data Protection Programs
Bernard Woo, Senior Director Analyst, GartnerCommentary
Adherence to data protection regulations requires a multidisciplinary approach that has the commitment of all employees. Expect to be asked questions like these.
By Bernard Woo Senior Director Analyst, Gartner, 9/8/2020
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Warner Music Group Admits Breach
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The months-long breach hit financial details for customers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/4/2020
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Don't Forget Cybersecurity on Your Back-to-School List
Jeff Wilbur, Senior Director, Online Trust, the Internet SocietyCommentary
School systems don't seem like attractive targets, but they house lots of sensitive data, such as contact information, grades, health records, and more.
By Jeff Wilbur Senior Director, Online Trust, the Internet Society, 9/2/2020
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ISO 27701 Paves the Way for a Strategic Approach to Privacy
Arti Lalwani, ISO Practice Lead, A-LIGNCommentary
As the first certifiable international privacy management standard, ISO 27701 is a welcome addition to the existing set of common security frameworks.
By Arti Lalwani ISO Practice Lead, A-LIGN, 9/1/2020
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Banks and the New Abnormal
Matt Deres, SVP, Chief Information Officer, Rocket SoftwareCommentary
Banks have hesitated to adopt many strong security practices, and for understandable reasons. But now is the time to be bold.
By Matt Deres SVP, Chief Information Officer, Rocket Software, 8/20/2020
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With iOS's Privacy Nutrition Label, Apple Upstages Regulators
Heather Federman, VP of Privacy & Policy at BigIDCommentary
New iOS privacy features require developers to disclose what data they're collecting, how they're using it, and with whom they share it.
By Heather Federman VP of Privacy & Policy at BigID, 8/13/2020
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EU-US Privacy Shield Dissolution: What Happens Next?
Sam Curry, CSO, CybereasonCommentary
In a world that isn't private by design, security and liability implications for US-based cloud companies are huge.
By Sam Curry CSO, Cybereason, 8/11/2020
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17 Essential Stats About the State of Consumer Privacy
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
These illuminating numbers offer a glimpse into current consumer attitudes and enterprise readiness for protecting their customers' personal data.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 8/11/2020
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On 'Invisible Salamanders' and Insecure Messages
Dark Reading Staff, News
Cornell researcher Paul Grubbsdiscusses how vulnerabilities found in Facebook Messenger encryption could mean trouble for your secure messages.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/6/2020
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Why Confidential Computing Is a Game Changer
Vinton G. Cerf, VP & Chief Internet Evangelist, GoogleCommentary
Confidential Computing is a transformational technology that should be part of every enterprise cloud deployment. It's time to start unlocking the possibilities together.
By Vinton G. Cerf VP & Chief Internet Evangelist, Google, 8/5/2020
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Citizens Are Increasingly Worried About How Companies Use Their Data
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
With data privacy important to almost every American, more than two-thirds of those surveyed say they don't trust companies to ethically sell their data.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/30/2020
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Banning TikTok Won't Solve Our Privacy Problems
Marc Rogers, Executive Director of Cybersecurity, OktaCommentary
Preventing the use of an apps based solely on its country of origin (no matter how hostile) is merely a Band-Aid that won't fully address all privacy and security concerns.
By Marc Rogers Executive Director of Cybersecurity, Okta, 7/24/2020
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Data Privacy Challenges for California COVID-19 Contact Tracing Technology
Samantha Humphries, Security Strategist at ExabeamCommentary
Developers, governments, and regulators must work with the cybersecurity industry to apply rigorous standards to contact-tracing apps to make sure that the societal impact of COVID-19 doesn't extend into personal privacy.
By Samantha Humphries Security Strategist at Exabeam, 7/23/2020
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The State of Hacktivism in 2020
Seth Rosenblatt, Contributing WriterNews
Activism via hacking might not be as noisy as it once was, but it hasn't been silenced yet.
By Seth Rosenblatt Contributing Writer, 7/21/2020
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The Data Privacy Loophole Federal Agencies Are Still Missing
Scott Straub, Public Sector Lead of Federal Risk Markets, Neustar, IncCommentary
Why knowledge-based authentication is leaving federal contact centers vulnerable to an increasingly sophisticated hacker community.
By Scott Straub Public Sector Lead of Federal Risk Markets, Neustar, Inc, 7/21/2020
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England 'Test and Trace' Program Violates GDPR Privacy Law
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The UK government confirms the program launched in May without a Data Protection Impact Assessment, as required under GDPR.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/20/2020
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CVE-2019-17098
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-30
Use of hard-coded cryptographic key vulnerability in August Connect Wi-Fi Bridge App, Connect Firmware allows an attacker to decrypt an intercepted payload containing the Wi-Fi network authentication credentials. This issue affects: August Connect Wi-Fi Bridge App version v10.11.0 and prior version...
CVE-2020-15731
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-30
An improper Input Validation vulnerability in the code handling file renaming and recovery in Bitdefender Engines allows an attacker to write an arbitrary file in a location hardcoded in a specially-crafted malicious file name. This issue affects: Bitdefender Engines versions prior to 7.85448.
CVE-2020-5132
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-30
SonicWall SSL-VPN products and SonicWall firewall SSL-VPN feature misconfiguration leads to possible DNS flaw known as domain name collision vulnerability. When the users publicly display their organization’s internal domain names in the SSL-VPN au...
CVE-2020-15216
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-29
In goxmldsig (XML Digital Signatures implemented in pure Go) before version 1.1.0, with a carefully crafted XML file, an attacker can completely bypass signature validation and pass off an altered file as a signed one. A patch is available, all users of goxmldsig should upgrade to at least revisio...
CVE-2020-4607
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-29
IBM Security Secret Server (IBM Security Verify Privilege Vault Remote 1.2 ) could allow a local user to bypass security restrictions due to improper input validation. IBM X-Force ID: 184884.