How to get your Equifax money and stay safe doing it

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Equifax has been ordered to pay at least $650 million in relation to its enormous 2017 data breach. Users who were affected might be eligible for a claim. But watch out for scams!

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What the FTC’s $5 billion fine really means for Facebook | TECH(feed)


Last week, the Federal Trade Commission hit Facebook with a $5 billion fine for mishandling user data. The fine comes after the FTC’s investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. On this episode of TECH(feed), Juliet discusses the implications of this fine — and how Facebook may (or may not) change its practices.

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What should a US federal data privacy law ideally include?

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0000

What do small, privacy-protective companies think about a federal data privacy law for the US? It turns out, they’re all for it. Here are some of their ideas for US data privacy legislation.

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The top six takeaways for corporate data privacy compliance

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Fri, 03 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Here are Labs’ top six takeaways from our data privacy and cybersecurity law series on corporate data privacy compliance. From emerging startups to burgeoning enterprises, these rules help not just with legal liability, but also user trust.

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What is personal information? In legal terms, it depends

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 17:03:02 +0000

What exactly is the “personal information” that companies need to legally protect? Learn which data points organizations need to secure, from Social Security numbers to olfactory, smell-based data (!), to comply with the law.

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Demystifying Cloud Cybersecurity – An Edge Infrastructure Operator Perspective

Credit to Author: Kim Povlsen| Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 16:45:04 +0000

As if their jobs were not challenging enough already, data center teams are being faced with a new test — protecting edge computing infrastructure from cyberattacks. Why is this happening?… Read more »

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The global data privacy roadmap: a question of risk

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0000

For any American company taking steps outside the US market, global data privacy compliance is a question of risk versus reward.

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US Congress proposes comprehensive federal data privacy legislation—finally

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

The United States might be the only country of its size to lack a comprehensive data privacy law protecting its citizens’ online lives. That could change this year.

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