Friday Five 3/27

Cybercrime groups capitalize on pandemic anxiety, Norwegian Cruise Line suffers data breach, and more - catch up on all the week's news with the Friday Five.

Digital Guardian Named to JMP Securities 2020 Elite 80 List

JMP Securities has announced its annual Elite 80 list and we're pleased to report Digital Guardian is on it!

DoD's Data Access Program Needs Oversight, Evaluation

The Department of Defense and its research facilities could be taking more steps to ensure steps around data protection are taken when sharing sensitive data, a federal audit revealed.

NYDFS Asks Financial Services Organizations for COVID-19 Preparedness Plans

The New York Department of Financial Services is asking all regulated organizations to provide them with a COVID-19 preparedness plan, including an assessment of how susceptible each entity would be to increased cyberattacks.

Ex-Google Engineer Pleads Guilty to Trade Secret Theft

Ex-Google engineer Anthony Levandowski plead guilty to trade secret theft last week, acknowleding he took a sensitive Google file before joining Uber.

Friday Five: 3/20 Edition

Hackers take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic, Magecart group targets NutriBullet, and many countries could be at risk for violating data privacy laws - catch up on the week's infosec news with this roundup!

Senators Press Google on Coronavirus Tracking, Screening Site Privacy

Privacy-conscious senators are worried that technology used by the government to prevent the coronavirus from spreading could be exploited for profit and fear.

Data Protection Authorities Issue Guidance on Processing COVID-19 Data

Data protection authorities around the world are reiterating that in most scenarios, data protection laws do not stand in the way of the provision of healthcare and the management of public health issues.

Case Almost Closed: Motorola Wins Multimillion Dollar Trade Secret Case

A jury ruled the telecom is owed upwards to $420 million in damages after a Chinese company was caught stealing its trade secrets for radios.

Dang... How Did I Miss International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8?!

While there have been some successes when it comes to getting women involved in tech, by and large, we haven't made enough progress.