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Although there are methods to prevent your data from being shared across the web, there’s a host of information that exists which you may not be aware of. This infographic from Hubspot is a great visualisation that describes how much Data Brokerages know about you. If you don’t know what a

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This week, data security has taken centre stage with a variety of acquisitions, data breaches, new guidelines and funding rounds being reported. Elsewhere, Fujitsu announced a partnership with the National Cheng Kung University to nature talent in computational sciences, Snapchat could be sold to Alibaba Group that could value the

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Two security researchers have discovered that Google’s Android operating system is making mobile devices vulnerable to cyber security attacks. The threats, the researchers claim, could leave up to 90 percent of the world’s 2 billion smartphones “at risk of password theft, stolen data and in some cases let hackers take

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IBM announced yesterday that it has acquired Rome-based cyber security firm CrossIdeas. Although the terms of the deal were not publicly disclosed, IBM said that the CrossIdeas team will work with IBM immediately, operating as an IBM company. Founded in 2011, CrossIdeas sells security software to manage user access to

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Poptip, a New York based startup that helps companies analyse online conversations and conduct social media surveys, announced this week that it has been acquired by big data company Palantir Technologies. Although the terms of the deal were not disclosed, Poptip confirmed that its team would be joining Palantir beginning

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We interviewed Matt Anthony (VP of Marketing) and Raj Bandyopadhyay (Principal Data Scientist) at Pindrop Security to learn more about how the company. Pindrop Security provides solutions to protect enterprise call centers and phone users, where it combines authentication and anti-fraud detection technology to verify legitimate callers while detecting malicious callers. Can you

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It was recently reported that Snapchat is in talks with Chinese Internet giant Alibaba for a new round of financing that could value the startup at $10 billion. Although both companies have declined to comment on the news, “people with knowledge of the situation” say that talks are ongoing. Snapchat’s

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