There are currently 550 fake domains set up against the 19 Democrats and four Republicans presidential candidates, as well as Republican Party funding sites, according to "Typosquatting and the 2020 U.S. Presidential election: Cyberspace as the new political battleground" report, released by Digital Shadows.
A GDPR survey reveals that businesses across the globe continue to face challenges understanding and responding to EU data breaches, despite making investments in new personnel and changing business practices.
For a long time, it may have seemed like consumers virtually had no power, and that businesses could do anything they want with individuals’ private information with nearly no repercussions – but that time is rapidly expiring. With increased state regulations, it is clear that businesses must step up their security game by pseudonymizing their data, rendering the data unidentifiable, so when that data travels across state lines and organizational boundaries, the data is still protected, as well as the business and its reputation.
When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was enacted more than a year ago, it was far reaching, and many organizations were caught off guard because they thought it didn’t apply to them. But in fact, it did. Now the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is about to go into effect.
The Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, “Dutch DPA“) issued its first GDPR-fine of EUR 460,000 or $515,936. The fine was imposed on the Dutch Haga Hospital for having an insufficient internal security of patient records.
Despite the past year’s global focus on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other data privacy regulations designed to give consumers more power over their data, more than half (55 percent) of respondents still don’t know how brands are using their data.
Our special feature this month highlights the Department of Homeland Security's newest agency: the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Also, this month we highlight the Leander Independent School District's data practices that protect student privacy. Security experts discuss video monitoring, cybersecurity for public-private partnerships, privacy and more.