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Throughout my ongoing meetings and conferences about the GDPR and how it relates to cutting-edge technologies, I encounter many ‘add-on’ privacy solutions such as ‘secure your Office 365’, ‘breach detection’ and ‘fix your network.’ Such options, which aim to patch privacy vulnerabilities as they arise, also have the secondary effect

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Data breaches are in the news all the time. It seems like you can’t go anywhere and swipe your credit card these days without receiving word your information may have been stolen. In typical data breaches where credit card info is stolen customers have a fair amount of protection through

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Today, we’re more connected than ever thanks to the prevalence of smartphones in our lives, and their integration with Cloud services. This comes at a cost, however. With so much of our personal information online, data breaches are becoming more common. So what exactly is a data breach? In essence,

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Data Science

Big data breaches aren’t going away any time soon and the recent revelation that Russia’s criminal underworld is in possession of account data for 272.3 million people is a testament to that. Initially announced by Reuters at the start of May but constantly referred to by other media outlets ever

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Technology & IT

The Cyber-Security War For those of you who don’t know yet, the world is currently engaged in a massive global technological war over access to everything stored online. On one side we have regular internet users (or targets), who consist of large corporations, governments, small businesses and consumers like us

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Media giant Sony Pictures, is the latest to be victimized by a cyber attack that paralyzed its internal systems and leaked sensitive documents ranging from coming products to pay information, on the 24th of November . Having disrupted the internal machinery of the company, it has also triggered a frenzy

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Marking out the current status of Data Breach scenario in California, attorney general, Kamala D. Harris has released a report noting that the frequency is far from getting over anytime soon. “We are increasingly adopting technology that is putting our data in systems that are ripe for penetration,” Ms. Harris

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AT&T disclosed earlier this week that it is the latest company to have been subject to a data breach. An employee allegedly gained unauthorized access to customer data and may have obtained Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers among other details, according to telecom giant. AT&T wrote a letter

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JP Morgan Chase, one of USA’s largest banks, has disclosed the scope of the massive data breach that the firm had suffered between June and August this year, in an SEC filing Thursday afternoon. As per the filing, data from 76 million households and 7 million small businesses was compromised

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U.S. sandwich restaurant chain Jimmy John’s reported last week of a possible theft of its customers’ credit and debit card information at 216 of its stores and franchised locations. “The credit and debit card information at issue may include the card number and in some cases the cardholder’s name, verification

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