Technology

Verizon Media Launches OneSearch, a Privacy-Focused Search Engine (VentureBeat)

Verizon Medi has launched a “privacy-focused” search engine called OneSearch. With OneSearch, Verizon promises there will be no cookie tracking, no ad personalization, no profi... More

Digital Privacy vs. Cybersecurity: The Confusing Complexity of Information Security in 2020 (Modern Diplomacy)

There is a small and potentially tumultuous revolution building on the horizon of 2020. Ironically, it’s a revolution very few people on the street are even aware of but literall... More

Google Now Treats iPhones as Physical Security Keys (The Verge)

The latest update to Google’s Smart Lock app on iOS means you can now use your iPhone as a physical 2FA security key for logging into Google’s first-party services in Chrome. O... More

How Digital Natives are Shaping the Future of Data Privacy (Security Intelligence)

With the California Consumer Privacy Act going into effect on January 1, 2020, I think it’s timely to look at how digital natives may change the way we view data privacy altogeth... More

Companies are Losing Billions Due to Fake Clicks (Tech HQ)

Though brands are keen to set foot on digital marketing and advertising, research shows fraudsters are milking organizations of tens of billions of dollars a year with fake respons... More

Slowing Data Security Tool Sprawl in a Hybrid Multicloud World (Security Intelligence)

It seems like just yesterday that widespread enterprise cloud adoption was seen as futuristic. Today, many of the largest companies in the world are hosting their data, application... More

Streaming Services Reckon With Password-Sharing ‘Havoc’ (THR)

Password sharing has serious economic consequences. In 2019, companies lost about $9.1 billion to password piracy and sharing, and that will rise to $12.5 billion in 2024, accordin... More

Connected Car Security is a New Kind of Mobile Security Risk (Security Intelligence)

Earlier this year, we published a piece about the need for a cybersecurity wake-up call in the automotive industry. The focal point of the story was a report on the industry by Syn... More

Q&A With Akamai on the Challenges of Cybersecurity in Retail (Essential Retail)

Biggest challenges facing your retail customers: This is the sheer volume of cyberattacks. For example, retail is one of the top industries targeted by “bots”, which are compro... More

Taking a Holistic Approach to Fighting Streaming Piracy (NAGRA Blog)

With so many providers, consumers are forced to effectively create their own bundles – often at greater cost than if it was still available through one provider. For some this ... More

LiveTiles Aims to Secure Microsoft Teams (CDSA)

Intelligent workplace software firm LiveTiles has teamed up with security firm Nucleus Cyber to better protect Microsoft Teams, the communication and collaboration platform that of... More

Streaming’s Next Big Headache: Data Compliance (THR)

From Disney+ to Harry Potter websites, Hollywood is readying a slew of digital platforms, and California legislation is taking aim at those collecting user info. ... More

Retailers Brace for Black Friday Cybersecurity Onslaught (Tech HQ)

Amid the high volume of sales, threat actors can take advantage of the glut of retail emails to seed spear-phishing attacks, while increased transactions provide a smokescreen for ... More

Winning the Fight Against Deepfakes (Verdict)

As deepfake technology matures, driven by AI, big data and advances in digital manipulation of image and sound, a much more concerning use of the phenomenon is emerging. Deepfake t... More

Irdeto, Amlogic Launch Netflix-Integrated Hailstorm Hybrid Set-Top Box Platform (CDSA)

Irdeto and Amlogic have launched a set-top box platform that is pre-certified under the Netflix Hailstorm Hybrid program. The program is designed by Netflix to reduce the integrati... More

Data Intelligence Not as Security, but as Accountability (CPO)

The information economy has grown rapidly over the past decade—and for a while, with seemingly few controls. However, in recent years, organizations have been confronted with the... More

It’s Time for the Industry to Look at Content Protection Through a Different Lens (NAGRA Blog)

There are different ways to view and approach this, whether it’s providing protection for smaller operators looking to scale into larger ones or larger services scaling horizonta... More

The Rise of Machine Learning to Manage Dark Data (TechNative)

For years we have been wasting time and resources pushing aside the benefits of dark data, unconsciously dismissing the great potential it can offer a business or industry.... More

Piracy Crackdown May Be Next Front in Streaming Wars (THR)

Controlling user access to platforms (password sharing) will be a priority as major conglomerates bet on new direct-to-consumer digital services. ... More

Ransomware Attacks Show No Signs of Slowing (DXC Technology Blog)

Ransomware attacks are showing no signs of letting up. In fact, recent research shows how these attacks are flourishing.... More