Data Protection

Learn about data protection, from the fundamentals of information security to the latest developments in threats and defense.


Spring is Coming

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.





Microsoft Partners with Signal to Bring End-to-end Encrypted Messaging to Skype

Skype will soon join the likes of Facebook Messenger, Apple's iMessage, and WhatsApp by introducing end-to-end encryption, a method of communication that adds an extra layer to conversations by ensuring only the communicating users can read the messages.

Skype, Microsoft’s messaging service that boasts nearly 300 million months users, will take advantage of the Signal Protocol, a non-federated cryptographic protocol co-authored by Moxie Marlinspike, the founder of Open Whisper Systems, four years ago.




Sometimes Things Actually Do Work

A lot of work from researchers and vendors went into the coordinated disclosure of last week's Meltdown and Spectre microprocessor flaws.



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ANALYST REPORTS

Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Data Loss Prevention (DLP)