How to Maintain an Up-to-Date Data Map with OneTrust Vendor Risk Management

In aiding more than 2,500 companies mature their privacy and security compliance programs, we’ve heard one question more than any other: “How do I keep my data map up to date?” There are many methods to maintaining an evergreen data map, such as with integrations and assessment automation. But emerging techniques, ones that use the OneTrust Vendor Risk Management platform in combination with our data mapping […]

#Privacy: EOS for Microsoft Windows 7 leaves millions open to higher risk of cyber-attack

After 10 years, support for Windows 7 came to an end yesterday, with Microsoft saying they will no longer provide technical support for any issues, software updates and security updates or fixes. The company has acknowledged that without continued software and security updates, computers will be at greater risk for viruses and malware. “Going forward, the best way […]

Sheila FitzPatrick on the panel to discuss global privacy laws within organisational programmes at PrivSec London

Opening at the QEII Exhibition Centre on February 4th and 5th 2020, PrivSec London is a two-day conference packed full of the very latest expert insight on data privacy and cyber security issues affecting the world today. The event offers CEOs, CISOs, data practitioners and IT professionals opportunity to network, share knowledge and ideas while […]

#Privacy: 2019 registers over €400m in data protection fines in Europe

Last year, the data protection authorities in the EEA imposed 190 fines with a total cost of over €410,000,000, according to a new report by Federprivacy. The study analyzed official sources of information in the 30 countries that are part of the European Economic Area (EEA). The most active Authority for Data Protection was Italy (GPDP) with 30 actions […]

#Privacy: Election security tops cyber threat list for coming year

The New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) has revealed its predictions for the cyber threat landscape in 2020. According to a post, the NJCCIC says we are likely to see the following threats in 2020: Election Security: Voting machines and voter databases could be targeted in the 2020 US presidential primaries and general election. Threat actors […]

#Privacy: Global multi-factor authentication to grow in response to cyber-attack threat

The Multi-factor Authentication market was valued at USD 9.17 billion in 2019 and is expected to reach USD 21.44 billion by 2025. Blockchain and decentralized authentication systems are trends which will replace centralized data and application servers with a network of computers that encrypt and store data and stay in sync with each other. The general concept is to […]

#Privacy: New service aimed at counteracting deepfake threat

Full-service communications and research firm, Marathon Strategies, has launched a first-of-its-kind program to help individuals, corporations, political campaigns, and other organizations counter the growing problem of “deepfakes” – digitally altered videos or audio recordings used for political disinformation, corporate sabotage, and personal smears. Employing a team of government-trained imagery analysts and crisis communications experts, Marathon provides […]

#Privacy: An AI system that knows what it knows?

Tech company, Raytheon, says it is creating a learning system that knows what it knows – an innovation which the Massachusetts-based firm hopes will improve trust between human operators and AI machinery. Raytheon, which specialises in solutions for defence, civil government and cybersecurity, says the machine-learning development is part of a $6 million contract from the Defence Advanced […]