Meta's popular social media platforms are increasingly being targeted by cybercriminals, and account takeover complaints rose over 1,000% last year. This social threat is spilling over into banks and government agencies, and experts criticize Meta for moving too slowly to address security issues.
ISACA's recently published Privacy in Practice 2023 survey report shares new research related to the privacy workforce, privacy skills, privacy by design and the future of privacy. Expert Safia Kazi shares ways organizations can align privacy goals with business objectives.
A Midwest specialty medical care clinic has reported to regulators a health data breach affecting 134,000 patients involving one of its critical partners' previous use of Meta Pixel and Google tracking codes embedded in its websites and patient portals.
57% of consumers would stop spending money with their favourite brand if they fell victim to a phishing
attack while 70% agrees it is the brand’s responsibility to protect itself from email impersonation and from fake versions of its website respectively.
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Meta says it is taking legal action against scraping-for-hire service provider Voyager Labs for allegedly using fake accounts to copy accessible data about users when logged into Facebook, Instagram and other websites. The social media firms says it closed 60,000 fake accounts.
TikTok must pay a fine of 5 million euros to the French government after the country's data protection agency said the short-form video app violated national privacy law restricting the monitoring of web browser activity. TikTok is at the center of a number of privacy controversies worldwide.
With more remote work, SaaS applications have become essential supporting collaboration and ensuring easy access to files and folders from anywhere to keep workforces productive and connected. Unfortunately, many organizations still believe that these tools are completely secure and make the need for backup obsolete....
When a client’s server goes down or is compromised in a cyberattack, managed service providers (MSPs) need an effective business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) solution to restore data and operations quickly, without sacrificing margin.
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Managed security services player Cerberus Sentinel plans to capitalize on cloud migration and strict privacy regulations in South America through its proposed purchase of RAN Security. The deal will bolster Cerberus Sentinel's penetration testing, gap analysis and infrastructure management services.
Modernizing data breach notification requirements for the telecommunications sector is the focus of a newly announced Federal Communications Commission proceeding. The rules, last updated in 2007, would push for faster consumer notification and require the reporting of accidental data breaches.
In a recent survey with more than 1,800 managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide to find out where they think their biggest growth opportunities are, 95% of respondents said they believe now is
a good time to be an MSP.
Respondents concluded that competition is their top challenge, and that most MSPs expect...
The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) entered effect on Jan 1, 2023. The opt-out of sale and share requirement under the CPRA mandates business to have a clear “Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information” link, allowing customers to exercise their right to opt-out while providing them with a CPRA-specific...
Almost three-quarters of companies say that a ransomware attack would be a death blow. There’s room for MSPs to realize revenue growth in areas including secure identity and access management, endpoint security, business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) and phishing protection.
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Federal regulators have kicked off the New Year with a $16,000 HIPAA penalty against an Atlanta-based medical testing laboratory for failure to provide timely access to a patient records request. The settlement is the 43rd HHS enforcement action in these types of disputes.