#Privacy: Reducing the risks posed by artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is creating a new frontier in information security. Systems that independently learn, reason and act will increasingly replicate human behaviour. Like humans, they will be flawed, but also capable of achieving great things. AI poses new information risks and makes some existing ones more dangerous. However, it can also be used for […]

#Privacy: US CISA launches cybersecurity essentials for small enterprises

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has launched Cyber Essentials, an effort to assist small organizations in understanding and addressing cybersecurity risks. Developed in partnership with small businesses and small state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) governments, Cyber Essentials aims to equip these organizations with basic steps and resources to improve their cybersecurity resilience. CISA’s Fall […]

European Data Protection Summit Manchester: Paving the way for global standards in data privacy

Coming to the Victorian Warehouse in Manchester on 13th and 14th of November 2019, EUDPS brings strategic content over two days of networking, industry discussion and top-level insight into data protection, privacy and security. Opening on Wednesday, the event will examine the challenges, opportunities and solutions on a complex data privacy landscape, where international regulation […]

#Privacy: How cyber-criminals hack software to take over cars

A new report from IntSights details the ways that cybercriminals are able to break into a new generation of highly digitized cars. Cybersecurity firm IntSights recently released, “Under The Hood: Cybercriminals Exploit Automotive Industry’s Software Features,” study details how hackers are managing to get into cars and do damage. “The pressure to deliver products as fast as […]

#Privacy: North Carolina health centre issues data breach notification

Main Street Clinical Associates, PA (“Main Street”) in Durham, North Carolina has provided notice of a data breach that potentially impacts regulators and individuals. Main Street noted it has no confirmation that personal or protected health information was viewed without authorization and that it has taken action after becoming aware of the incident. “On April 10, 2019, […]

#Privacy: Federal agencies brief energy sector on data breaches and cyber-attacks

FBI and federal agencies have held discussions for leaders of Texas pipeline and oil and gas enterprises on physical and cyber threats to the U.S. energy infrastructure. According to the FBI, Houston’s Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Perrye K. Turner welcomed representatives from the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the […]

#Privacy: Global military AI and cybernetics market to escalate towards 2024

According to a new market intelligence report by BIS Research titled “Global Military AI and Cybernetics Market − Analysis and Forecast 2019-2024“, the military artificial intelligence (AI) and cybernetics market witnessed a revenue of $4.77 billion in 2018. The market is projected to reach $13.11 billion 2024 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 18.66% during the forecast […]