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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What role does data destruction play in cybersecurity?

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 18:18:26 +0000

Organizations are keen to protect the personal data of their employees and customers from cyberattack. But what about the data they no longer need? We discuss why data destruction is just as important to cybersecurity as protection.

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CEOs offer their own view of a US data privacy law

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:54:43 +0000

Should this proposed privacy law come into effect, if a company violates that law, you, your neighbor, and your family do not have the right to sue them.

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FaceApp – Der Wolf im Schafspelz ist nicht allein

Credit to Author: Jörg Schindler| Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:45:52 +0000

Alle, die diese Woche irgendwo im Dunstkreis von Facebook oder anderen sozialen Plattformen unterwegs waren, haben höchstwahrscheinlich Selfies von Bekannten neben AI-generierten Bildern gesehen, wie sie in ein paar Jahrzehnten aussehen werden. Unter diesen Posts sammeln sich dann nicht selten etliche Kommentare, die davor warnen, dass die Foto-Poster gerade ihre Seele an eine obskure russische [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/FxQcRH-raUk” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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How the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will affect you and your business | TECH(talk)


The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is, in some ways, similar to Europe's GDPR. This rule, which goes into effect in 2020, gives individual users more ownership over their own data. Users can even refuse to allow companies to sell their online data. As the compliance deadline approaches, CSO Online contributor Maria Kolokov and senior editor Michael Nadeau discuss with Juliet how CCPA may shift business models, change online behavior and reveal where exactly our data has been. Some tech companies, like Google, are even trying to exempt themselves from regulation. Failure to adhere to the rule could be an "extinction level" event.

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