A roundup of the previous week’s security headlines, including the introduction of a new series on child identity theft, an examination of law enforcement’s cybersecurity woes, a progress check on our stalkerware initiative, and more coronavirus scammers on the prowl.
The fintech industry has gone through some dramatic changes during the last decade and is still trying to adapt. Is security still one of their priorities?
The Washington Privacy Act would extend new data rights of access, correction, and deletion to Washington residents, with new rules on facial recognition.
Data privacy is back in Congressional lawmakers’ sights, as proposed legislation called the ACCESS Act focuses not on data collection, storage, and selling, but on the idea that Americans should be able to easily pack up their data and take it to a competing service. But will this actually protect privacy?
Organizations are keen to protect the personal data of their employees and customers from cyberattack. But what about the data they no longer need? We discuss why data destruction is just as important to cybersecurity as protection.
Should this proposed privacy law come into effect, if a company violates that law, you, your neighbor, and your family do not have the right to sue them.
Equifax has been ordered to pay at least $650 million in relation to its enormous 2017 data breach. Users who were affected might be eligible for a claim. But watch out for scams!