Online privacy in 2019: a legislative review

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 17:41:31 +0000

Americans enjoy no federal rights to access their data, correct their data, easily move their data from one company to another, or individually sue a company that invades their private lives online. Several US Senators want to change that.

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A decade in cybersecurity fails: the top breaches, threats, and ‘whoopsies’ of the 2010s

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 18:03:33 +0000

As the 2010s come to a close, we take a snarky walk down memory lane, listing the craziest, most impactful, or simply just awful cybersecurity fails of the decade.

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New Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act (COPRA) would empower American users

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 17:28:37 +0000

The Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act (COPRA) would give everyday Americans the right to sue a company that violated their privacy rights, extending enforcement capabilities directly to the public.

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What you need to know about new data-security rules for business travel

Credit to Author: Mike Elgan| Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 07:39:00 -0800

From U.S. Customs agents to cybercriminals, everyone wants to copy the data on your phone and laptop. Here’s how to protect your rights and also avoid industrial espionage.

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ACCESS Act might improve data privacy through interoperability

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000

Data privacy is back in Congressional lawmakers’ sights, as proposed legislation called the ACCESS Act focuses not on data collection, storage, and selling, but on the idea that Americans should be able to easily pack up their data and take it to a competing service. But will this actually protect privacy?

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Growing rate of robocalls threatens user privacy

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 18:43:07 +0000

Robocalls aren’t just a nuisance—they’re a threat to personal data and privacy. And they’re on the rise. Learn which new tactics scammers are using and how to protect against them.

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Insurance data security laws skirt political turmoil

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 22:44:47 +0000

Across the United States, a unique approach to lawmaking has seen radical success in making data security a little bit stronger for one industry—insurance providers.

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