Hackers Account for 90% of Login Attempts at Online Retailers (Quartz)

Selling stolen personal data is a big business for hackers: Somewhere on the dark web, your e-mail address and a few passwords are probably for sale (hopefully, old ones). Cyber cr... More

Commentary: Tech Consumers Should Not be Forced to Sacrifice Privacy for Security (CNBC)

We all expect privacy, especially when it comes to our phones. But how do we feel about upholding the privacy of criminals and terrorists? And what should we do if the information ... More

Digital Supply Chain: Privacy and Security Considerations (CMS Wire)

Privacy’s impact on the digital supply chain is a forward-looking concept that is actually reflected in much more traditional thinking. Since data is increasingly being processed... More

How Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Could Influence Digital Privacy (WaPo)

The door is wide open for President Trump to influence the Supreme Court’s approach to privacy in the digital age as he chooses a replacement for retiring Justice Anthony M. Kenn... More

If You Thought GDPR Was Bad – Just Wait for ePrivacy Regulation (IM)

EPR (ePrivacy Regulation) is essentially a complement to the GDPR covering all electronic communications and data. It is intended to provide a single digital data privacy framework... More

How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than What’s on Tonight (NY Times)

The growing concern over online data and user privacy has been focused on tech giants like Facebook and devices like smartphones. But people’s data is also increasingly being vac... More

The Future of Digital Marketing in a Data-Privacy World (WSJ)

Companies have long collected data on consumers to determine what people want and who their potential customers might be. But for anybody doing in business in Europe, how they go a... More

Blockchain May Be Good for Security. But Not So Good for Privacy.

Blockchain technologies are becoming increasingly popular as mechanisms to track transactions between parties. The advantage of this technology over its predecessors is its ability... More

For GDPR Late-Comers, Data Mapping, Security are Key First Steps (IM)

Despite having two years to prepare, and the deadline to do so now past, many organizations are still struggling with how to appropriately and reasonably comply with GDPR. Risks to... More

Cisco CPO: Privacy is Not About Secrecy or Compliance (Dark Reading)

Michelle Dennedy on role of chief privacy officer at Cisco. "Half of my role is making sure we are telling our story appropriately. There are a lot of countries that are still grap... More

Apple Renews iOS 12 Data Security Arms Race With Law Enforcement (eWeek)

Ever since Apple refused demands by the FBI to unlock an iPhone used by a murderous terrorist in December 2015, there’s been a struggle between the company and its pledge to prot... More

New IBM Guardium Tool Detects Sensitive Data for GDPR Compliance (eWeek)

GDPR enforcement officially began on May 25, though an IBM study released on May 6 reported that the majority of organizations would not be compliant with the deadline. Wiggins com... More

How Enterprises Can Make GDPR a Global Data Privacy Standard (eWeek)

While the GDPR privacy requirements are strict and the penalties potentially huge, companies that are making a good-faith effort to be compliant aren’t going to be severely punis... More

Kroll Launches Data Protection Officer Consultancy Services Ahead of GDPR (CDSA)

Kroll has launched Data Protection Officer (DPO) Consultancy Services ahead of the introduction of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on May 25, 2018. Kro... More

Salesforce Data Protection Officer: What the World Needs Now is GDPR (Diginomica)

GDPR was a big theme at last week’s Salesforce World Tour event in London, hardly surprising with the clock running down to Friday’s deadline. It was indicative of the importan... More

Data Privacy in a Personalized Media World (Raconteur)

Television’s place at the heart of mass culture is no more. Streaming services provide higher revenues to entertainment companies than traditional broadcasting and media consumpt... More

How Looming Privacy Regulations May Strengthen Facebook and Google (NY Times)

In Europe and the United States, the conventional wisdom is that regulation is needed to force Silicon Valley’s digital giants to respect people’s online privacy. But new ru... More

The Era of the Chief Privacy Officer: How the Newest C-Suite Role is Protecting Consumers, Companies (Adweek)

While Facebook’s ongoing privacy fiasco thrust it into a massive reputation crisis—not to mention the crosshairs of lawmakers and regulatory agencies—it also laid bare the mu... More

Facebook to Follow Privacy Rules in Europe, Then Everywhere Else (Bloomberg)

Facebook Inc. is starting to comply with new privacy rules in Europe. And then, to get ahead of scrutiny everywhere else, the company said it will provide the same protections to t... More

Zuckerberg Backs Opt-in Legislation ‘In Principle’ (B&C)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced an hours-long gauntlet of frequently unhappy legislators Tuesday (April 10), in the first of two Hill hearings on privacy and access to Facebook ... More