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Political parties are still struggling with cybersecurity basics

by Shannon Vavra • 11 months ago

With international elections approaching, researchers assessed parties' digital readiness.

GDPR will change how companies work with cloud providers

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

We keep seeing errors in the ways companies are safeguarding personally identifiable data in the cloud. Those errors will have massive consequences under Europe's new General Data Protection Regulation.

EU countries agree to collectively punish attacker when a member is hacked

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The European Union’s 28-nation bloc is in agreement concerning how to punish hackers. On Monday, the European Council announced a joint framework, dubbed the “cyber diplomacy toolbox,” to guide how member countries should uniformly respond to malicious cyber activity, which includes steps to cooperatively impose economic sanctions, travel bans, asset freezes and blanket bans against responsible parties.

New battle in 'Crypto Wars' heating up in wake of Manchester attack

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

Formal talks between governments and tech companies are taking place as European countries ratchet up their calls for encryption backdoors.

Trump executive order threatens major EU-U.S. data privacy agreement, activists say

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

An executive order signed by President Donald Trump, Wednesday, curtails data privacy protections that were extended to foreigners during the Obama administration. Former U.S. President Barack Obama signed the Judicial Redress Act into law last year, effectively expanding the scope of the Privacy Act of 1974 — which governs the use, collection, maintenance and dissemination of personally identifiable information stored by the federal agencies.

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