Do credit monitoring and ID protection services do much for breach victims?

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

"We need to rethink how consumer data is stewarded," one customer advocate said.

Grindr faces fine of nearly $12 million in Norway for alleged privacy violations

by Joe Warminsky • 5 months ago

The California-based app Grindr is accused of sharing user data without explicit consent.

Twitter fined nearly $550,000 in Europe for response to bug that exposed private tweets

by Joe Warminsky • 6 months ago

The decision stems from a bug that allowed thousands of people's private tweets to be made public between late 2014 and early 2019.

EasyJet announces breach impacting 9 million people

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Emails and password credentials lifted in prior breaches still are a popular hacking technique.

NSA-approved cybersecurity law and policy course now available online

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

The course, which can be accessed through Penn State University, touches on international and domestic cybersecurity law, cyber risk and other technical details.

New York updates its breach notification law in response to Equifax, GDPR

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

In the SHIELD Act, New York now has one of the most consumer friendly data protection laws in the country.