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Review: GuardKey

Over the years, we’ve covered many encrypted USB dongles on Help Net Security. All of them provide high security for your data, encrypted and stored on the dongle …

Review: The Architecture of Privacy
Review: The Architecture of Privacy

About the authors Courtney Bowman has been working in the data analytics space for the last decade. He joined Palantir Technologies in 2010 as an in-house Privacy and Civil …

mobile devices
The fragile security of the mobile ecosystem

Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have become indispensable in our daily lives. In fact, in Q4 2015, smartphones accounted for around 75 percent of all mobile …

credit cards secure
PCI DSS 3.2 is out: What’s new?

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council has published the latest version of PCI DSS, the information security standard for organizations that handle customer …

Nexus
Presidential primary election apps may expose sensitive data

Did you know that there are over 1,200 Android apps, both official and unofficial, that help voters keep track of the happenings in the US presidential primary? Better yet, …

healthcare
Healthcare industry has an alarming mobile security gap

The healthcare industry is massively adopting smart mobile devices, but still moves very slowly when it comes to implementing cyber security measures to protect those devices. …

Mossack Fonseca
Panama Papers breach was the result of lax security practices?

News items based on the so-called “Panama Papers,” a set of 11.5 million documents leaked from the networks of Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca, keep popping …

Magnify
Who owns corporate data? Employees think they can just take it

A third of all employees believe they own – or share ownership of – the corporate data they work on, with half thinking they can take the data with them when they …

Lock
Companies still lack adequate data privacy tools

93 percent of IT professionals agree that customer data privacy concerns are a critical issue at the C-level. Yet, only 9 percent percent believe current privacy and consent …

money
Dwolla fined $100,000 for deceiving customers about data safety

Online payment platform Dwolla has been ordered by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to pay a $100,000 fine for deceiving consumers about its data security …

TITUS Illuminate
Discover, classify, protect and analyze data with TITUS Illuminate

According to a recent Forrester report, data discovery and classification is an often-overlooked yet critical component of data security and control. Today, at RSA Conference …

encryption data
Employee and HR data is the most commonly encrypted data

The use of encryption continues to grow in response to cyber-attacks, privacy compliance regulations and consumer concerns, and the majority of organizations plan to transfer …

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