Friday Five: 12/13 Edition

Ransomware hits 100+ dentists' offices, the U.K. warns charities about a new internet fraud campaign, and more - catch up on all the week's news with the Friday Five.

Why Behavioral Analysis Should Play a Role in Data Protection Programs

Ignoring the value in behavioral analytics could leave your data vulnerable to attack. We asked 18 security experts why behavioral analysis should factor into your data protection program.

SSA Has Weaknesses to Address to Prevent, Detect Malicious Activity

Deficiencies in the Social Security Administration's ability to protect sensitive data could impact the confidentiality and integrity of its systems and personally identifiable information, a new report says.

Executive Stole Trade Secrets, Then Lied About It

In a lawsuit filed last week, the company claims the ex-executive stole and retained confidential and trade secret data and lied to cover it up.

NYDFS Cybersecurity TPSP Certification of Compliance Deadline Looms

The New York Department of Financial Services' Cybersecurity Regulation was implemented years ago but one of the regulation's compliance deadlines remains.

Friday Five: 12/6 Edition

A new data breach report highlights risks for 2020, a website selling spying tools taken down, and more - catch up on the week's news with the Friday Five.

NERC Refocusing Cybersecurity Efforts

In the face of mounting attacks against critical infrastructure, NERC, which oversees the United States' electrical grid, is retooling how it addresses cybersecurity.

With CCPA Looming, Politicians Pitch Last Minute Data Privacy Bills

One privacy bill would override state laws already on the books - like the CCPA - another would only pre-empt laws that conflict with certain provisions.

European Data Protection Board Data Urges Protection by Design and by Default

A new set of guidelines from the European Data Protection Board helps inform data controllers of the safeguards that should be followed when designing data processing activities.

What is HIPAA Compliance? 2019 HIPAA Requirements

Learn about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the requirements for HIPAA compliance in Data Protection 101, our series on the fundamentals of information security.