Lack of Controls, User Negligence Exposed PII of Veterans



A recent VA inspector general report discovered veterans' medical records among a cache of data left exposed on shared drives.

Latest Data Privacy Bill Looks to Keep Corporations Accountable



A bill introduced last week could threaten years of jail time for execs who lie to the FTC about protecting user data.

Friday Five: 10/18 Edition



A new bill that could put execs in jail for not taking privacy seriously, Singapore hires 500 data protection officers, and more - catch up on the news of the week with the Friday Five!

70 Percent of Healthcare Breach Data Could Lead to ID Theft



New research looks at 10 years of healthcare data breaches and breaks down the specific types of data exposed.

The Biggest Incidents in Cybersecurity (in the Past 10 Years) (Infographic)



Looking back at the last 10 years, what are the biggest and most notable incidents in cybersecurity history? We created an infographic that reflects on the decade and can educate users on how to prevent the next major incident.

Irish Data Protection Commission Disappointed With 2020 Budget



The data protection commission, one of the world's most vigilant, is disappointed in the government for its smaller-than-expected budget next year.

Draft Regulations for CCPA Released



The California Attorney General's Office finally released draft regulations around the CCPA last week, outlining the requirements of businesses and consumers

Friday Five: 10/11 Edition



News on a new military cyber alert system, Twitter mishandles user data, and what to do with data if there's a no-deal Brexit. Catch up on the week's news with the Friday Five.

IRS Employee Stole PII, Committed Fraud



The case illustrates that the government agency could be doing a better job safeguarding tax payer data.

Tech Industry Group Urges EU to Reconsider ePrivacy



A European tech organization is encouraging the European Commission to reconsider its proposal for ePrivacy Regulation, a proposal that's set to regulate cookie usage.

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