Another week, another list of data breaches resulting from vulnerabilities in third-party contractors for high-profile companies. But since May 25, at least in the European Union (EU), it is more than just another week. There is the potential for something both more harsh and more expensive than unhappy customers, brand damage, or even class action […]
With the disclosure of 21 million individuals’ account information being accessed in a data breach at Timehop, we now have a blueprint for what public disclosure of a breach might look like under the new GDPR rules. In their disclosure, Timehop stated that on July 4, malicious actors gained access to account information for 21 […]
We look at the three reasons you must attend the FLIGHT Amsterdam conference; how to build outstanding projects in the open source community; and why isn’t every app being security tested? Plus, in-depth into the TRITON attack; why 2018 is the year of open source; how open source is driving both IoT and AI and […]
Welcome to the March 2nd edition of Open Source Insight from Black Duck by Synopsys! We look at places you’d never expect to find GDPR data, as well as answers to your most-frequently-asked GDPR questions. Synopsys Principal Scientist Sammy Migues explores why enterprises must have a software security program while Synopsys Technology Evangelist, Tim Mackey, […]
In this week’s open source security and cybersecurity news: Free software comes with a price. Learn how a PE firm wraps open source due diligence into its tech investing. The SEC provides guidance on public cybersecurity. The Defense Department (re)launches its open source portal. A look at cybersecurity through the (virtual) lens of video gaming. […]
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforced starting on May 25, 2018. One of the requirements of the GDPR is that many companies who handle personal data of EU citizens will need to appoint either an employee or contractor to be their Data Protection Officer.
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Opinions differ on exactly when, but open source turned twenty this year. Most security breaches in 2017 were preventable (you hear that, Equifax?), and it’s time to take a look back to prevent similar breaches in 2018. iPhone source code gets leaked (for a short time). And keeping medical devices, voting machines, automobiles, and critical […]
A grab-bag of open source security and cybersecurity news is in this week’s edition of Open Source Insight. Is “many eyeballs” not enough? Some security researchers think Linus’ Law doesn’t work anymore. Black Duck by Synopsys kicks off a new video series with MITRE IoT expert, Bob Martin, covering IoT security. Learn how open source […]
Cybercriminals are expected to extend their threat deeper into ransomware and IoT. In a just-released report, Synopsys examines the four “tribes” of CISOs, and the characteristics of each. A link to the complimentary report is below. And with the GDPR going into force in just four months, businesses are scrambling for compliance.
There has been much buzz about the GDPR (Global Data Protection Regulation) set to go into effect in May of 2018. Black Duck discussed the topic in our legal track at the Black Duck FLIGHT 2017 user conference, where Daniel Hedley from Irwin Mitchell looked at how European companies are preparing for GDPR.