The company will pay more than $18 million for exposing the identities of HIV sufferers in a mailing.
LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, published a Data Processing Agreement with new protections for users in keeping with the GDPR. Get ready for more of these.
Failing to patch the Meltdown and Spectre processor flaws could expose organizations to steep fines under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) officials in the UK have warned.
An employee walked out the door with a sensitive database belonging to DHS’s Office of the Inspector General, the Department confirmed on Wednesday.
Even if no new laws are passed, the next year will see the stakes raised for weak security and data leaks in both the EU and U.S.
Studies show that U.S. consumers are worried about data breaches, but assume they’re not affected by them.
A database containing more than 1.4 billion stolen passwords exposes the collective shame of weak passwords and password reuse.
Large US firms may be among the first targets of EU regulators once the General Data Protection Rule goes into effect.
A survey of consumers finds hardened attitudes about data breaches, with 7 in 10 saying they would stop doing business with a company that lost their data.
A case related to breaches at the firm CareFirst could see the U.S.’s top court weighing in on the legal question of whether having your data stolen constitutes “harm” to individuals.