Australia is suing Facebook for interfering with users’ privacy during the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
A recently passed bill bans government money from buying tech equipment from Huawei for American companies.
The Federal Communications Commission is proposing to fine AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon millions for selling their customers’ real-time location data.
Internet service providers claim that the state is violating their free speech rights because a statute requires consumers’ consent to sell personal data.
An audit in California showed that police departments that scanned license plates held onto that data for over five years without regulatory policies, increasing the risk for mishandling people’s personal information.
The more technology is used, the more users’ data is at risk. One expert says better government action and legislation could fix this.
Microsoft ahead of cybersecurity conference RSA 2020 has announced several new security features coming to various platforms, including the general availability of Microsoft Threat Protection and security features coming to mobile platforms. According to a company blog post, Microsoft Threat Protection (MTP) uses artificial intelligence and combines other capabilities from the company’s other security products […]
Google is allowing law enforcement to access data in different ways, charging resimbursement fees for each information request.
Fortified Health Security recently gathered data showing that 40 million Americans were affected by health data breaches in 2019 — a 65% increase from 14 million in 2018. The 2020 report, titled The State of Cybersecurity in Healthcare, compiled yearly data from 2009 through 2019 and found last year was the highest number recorded since 2015 when 113.27 million […]
Microsoft revised its online service terms with European government leadership to offer better data protection for customers.