GDPR: An impact around the world

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 19:19:24 +0000

Two years after GDPR became effective in the European Union, countries across the world have emulated its approach to data privacy. Here’s a look at a few.

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A week in security (March 2 – 8)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 20:07:46 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s security headlines, including the introduction of a new series on child identity theft, an examination of law enforcement’s cybersecurity woes, a progress check on our stalkerware initiative, and more coronavirus scammers on the prowl.

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Fintech security: the challenges and fails of a new era

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 19:24:35 +0000

The fintech industry has gone through some dramatic changes during the last decade and is still trying to adapt. Is security still one of their priorities?

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Washington Privacy Act welcomed by corporate and nonprofit actors

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 16:35:25 +0000

The Washington Privacy Act would extend new data rights of access, correction, and deletion to Washington residents, with new rules on facial recognition.

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Explained: data enrichment

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 18:27:53 +0000

Data enrichment applies to the process of enhancing, refining, and improving raw data. Used by companies to improve marketing efforts, data enrichment impacts both privacy and security.

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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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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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