Rather Than Honor Europeans' Data Privacy Rights, Some Organizations Exit EU To judge by the flood of GDPR-themed email hitting inboxes, Europe's privacy law has been designed to ensure that you say "yes" to companies that monetize the buying and selling of your personal details, regardless of whether you remember ever having done business with them before.
It's May 25: Do You Know Where Your Data Protection Polices Are? The EU's General Data Protection Regulation has gone into full effect as of May 25, 2018. After a two-year grace period following the passage of the legislation, member states' data privacy watchdogs are now enforcing the strong privacy rules, which offer worldwide protection for Europeans.
File-less malware is a huge security challenge for organizations today, and traditional email security controls aren't sufficient to meet the challenge. Burke Long of Lastline offers insight on a new way to approach email security.
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: Reports on the impact enforcement of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, which began Friday, will have on the healthcare and banking sectors. Plus an assessment of GDPR compliance issues in Australia, which offer lessons to others worldwide.
A Guide to Video Interviews With Thought Leaders at This Year's Event At RSA Conference 2018 in San Francisco, Information Security Media Group's editorial team conducted more than 100 video interviews with industry thought leaders. Here are the highlights.
How much progress has the healthcare sector made in the last 10 years addressing medical device cybersecurity issues? And what action is still needed? Ben Ransford, a principal researcher in a groundbreaking 2008 report about cardiac device cyber risks, offers his assessment.
Without New Safety Standards for Software, Experts Say Such Attacks Will Continue A swift FBI sinkhole blunted an apparently imminent attack against Ukraine via "VPN Firewall" malware, which has infected more than 500,000 routers. But mass router compromises will continue so long as manufacturers fail to build in easy or automated patching and updating, security experts warn.
Sinkholing Should Help Mitigate 'VPN Filter' Outbreak At least 500,000 routers, mostly located in Ukraine, have been infected with "VPN Filter" malware that experts believe is a prelude to a massive cyberattack. But the FBI has reportedly sinkholed the control domain for the router botnet, which should help contain the potential damage.