“There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked, and those that will be.” When former FBI Director Robert Mueller spoke those words in 2012, he sounded hyperbolic. Almost a decade later, it seems prophetic.
Survey also found Baby Boomers more likely to say they would allow employers to take their temperature, compared to Gen X and Millennials.
June 25, 2020
Three in four Americans (75 percent) are thinking more about data privacy issues amid COVID-19, yet most are willing to share their personal information to keep others safe and to return to work faster, a pulse survey of 1,000 workers by KPMG found.
CenturyLink, Inc. announced that Hugo Teufel has joined the technology company as its new chief privacy officer. As a noted expert in the field, he will advise the company on privacy and security issues and will work closely with CenturyLink’s sales, IT and security teams to help design, implement and refine strategic privacy initiatives throughout the company.
Bahrain, Kuwait and Norway have rolled out some of the most invasive COVID-19 contact tracing apps around the world, putting the privacy and security of hundreds of thousands of people at risk, an Amnesty International investigation reveals.
Bob Olsen, Senior Managing Director, has been appointed Global Head of Cybersecurity and Privacy at Ankura, global business advisory services firm. Based in Baltimore, Olsen will be responsible for supporting the continued expansion and growth of the firm’s cybersecurity and privacy practices in both existing and developing markets.
Singapore is reportedly developing a wearable device that may be issued to every resident as a way to facilitate contact tracing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The move, however, has elicited concerns from the public about the lack of privacy associated with contact tracing devices.
A new Kansas emergency bill passed earlier this week includes the COVID-19 Contact Tracing Privacy Act, which aims to protect the privacy of persons whose information is collected through contact tracing and the confidentiality of contact data.
This month in Security magazine, meet 13 female executives who are succeeding in security leadership roles. How are they contributing to the safety and success of their enterprise and to the industry? Also, experts discuss radio frequency threats, mental health during the global pandemic, the future of security networking, zero trust, AI and more.