Dutch ISP Ziggo demonstrates how not to inform your customers about a security flaw

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 15:00:00 +0000

Dutch ISP Ziggo sent an email to customers about a security flaw that raised several red flags for phishing—despite being legitimate. Learn how to avoid such mistakes in your organization’sexternal and internal communications.

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VPNs: should you use them?

Credit to Author: Jean Taggart| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 15:30:00 +0000

We’ve been getting questions about VPNs that are more advanced than before. It isn’t so much what a VPN is, as it is whether people should use them.

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Maine governor signs ISP privacy bill

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 16:57:38 +0000

Less than one week after Maine Governor Janet Mills received one of the nation’s most privacy-protective state bills on her desk, she signed it into law. The move makes Maine the latest US state to implement its own online privacy protections.

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Maine inches closer to shutting down ISP pay-for-privacy schemes

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Unlike a data privacy proposal in the US and a new data privacy law in California, the Maine data privacy bill aimed at Internet Service Providers (ISPs) explicitly shuts down any pay-for-privacy schemes.

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Your ISP, browsing history, and what to do about it

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2017 17:17:02 +0000

In late March, Congress approved a bill lifting restrictions imposed on ISPs last year concerning what they could do with information such as customer browsing habits, app usage history, location data, and Social Security numbers. Given that the repealed restrictions hadn’t yet come into effect, the immediate impact of the new bill is somewhat unclear. But given what typically happens with massive stores of aggregated, location-specific customer data, the prognosis is not good.

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