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National Data Privacy Day is wishful thinking

The worst data privacy threat today isn’t data breach but data abuse. Organizations are using AI to learn more about us than we’d ever choose to tell them.

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Posted in General, Security Standards and Compliance, Webinars

 

Why you should care about Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day isn’t just about consumer awareness. Organizations have to maintain data privacy best practices to retain customers’ trust—and their business.

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Posted in General

 

Don’t expect jailed CEOs, but Wyden at least puts consumer privacy on the table

The Consumer Data Protection Act (as outlined in the CDPA draft circulated in early November by Sen. Ron Wyden) might not send CEOs to jail, but it will certainly help protect Americans’ data.

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Posted in General, Security Standards and Compliance

 

Cooking up digital privacy, indecent (data) exposure, and just another zero-day

Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup. What’s in this week’s Security Mashup, you ask? Cook calls for digital privacy laws, user data exposed in the Wife Lovers hack, and just another Windows zero-day. Watch this week’s episode here:   Tim […]

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Posted in Data Breach, General

 

Remote robbery, an ‘IT incident’ (not a breach?), and face-off on privacy

Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup. What’s in this week’s Security Mashup, you ask? Remote robbery by Hidden Cobra, a breach by any other name, and facing down the Fourth and Fifth Amendments. Watch this week’s episode here: Hidden […]

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Posted in General

 

Codenomi-con speakers agree: Bringing back privacy requires citizen action

We keep hearing that privacy is dead. But there is a good chance that a lot of us still aren’t aware of just how dead. So this week Synopsys presented codenomi-con, in connection with the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, offering reminders about that reality in both government and the private sector. At the […]

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Posted in General, Healthcare Security

 

Another inside job, Gmail privacy, and UK cyber crime court

Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup. What’s in this week’s Security Mashup, you ask? Another inside job, or perhaps it should be described as an “insider job.” A former NSO employee has been accused of stealing spyware. Who is […]

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Posted in General

 

Privacy still an uphill climb on Data Privacy Day

It’s been called Data Privacy Day since it was launched in 2008 to commemorate the signing of Convention 108—the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection—on Jan. 28, 1981. But you could make a pretty solid case that a decade later, this year’s observance, on Sunday, ought to be called Lack […]

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Posted in General, Internet of Things

 

Data privacy requires data security, just ask Equifax

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforced starting May 25, 2018. One of its goals is to better align data privacy with data security, as depicted in this simple Venn diagram: That is, you can have data security without data privacy, but you can’t have data privacy without data security.  Equifax painfully has […]

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Posted in Data Breach, Open Source Security, Security Standards and Compliance

 

Want to secure your apps? Build security in with the right toolchain

Having the right application security toolchain is the most effective way to build security in, which is critical to securing modern apps against attacks.

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Posted in Agile, CI/CD & DevOps, Software Architecture and Design