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California’s Domino Effect on U.S. Privacy Regulation

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which goes into effect Jan. 1, will have a longstanding impact on privacy regulation across the U.S., a security expert says.

By |2019-11-14T10:32:16-05:00November 14th, 2019|California, CCPA, Consumer Privacy, Data Privacy, enfuse 2019, GDPR, Government, Hacks, IoT, janet de guzman, podcast, Podcasts, privacy, privacy regulation, security law, security regulation|Comments Off on California’s Domino Effect on U.S. Privacy Regulation

Consumer Data Privacy Rights: Emerging Tech Blurs Lines

Data privacy is a fundamental right for Americans - but new emerging technologies like drone, IoT and facial recognition are introducing gray areas.

By |2019-11-13T17:19:30-05:00November 13th, 2019|Alexa, CCPA, data collection, Data Privacy, drone, emerging technologies, enfuse 2019, facial recognition, GDPR, Government, IoT, privacy, privacy law, privacy regulation|Comments Off on Consumer Data Privacy Rights: Emerging Tech Blurs Lines

Art Imitates Life: Lessons from the Final Season of Mr. Robot

Unlike Elliot, real-world adversaries don’t have lofty ideals nor do they suffer crises of conscience.

By |2019-11-08T13:31:58-05:00November 8th, 2019|Bluetooth Low Energy, Breach, could it happen in real life, elliot, episode 1, final season, Hacks, InfoSec Insider, IoT, james plouffe, mobileiron, mossack fonseca, Mr. Robot, panama papers, real world parallels, Web Security|Comments Off on Art Imitates Life: Lessons from the Final Season of Mr. Robot

Pwn2Own Tokyo Roundup: Amazon Echo, Routers and Smart TVs Fall to Hackers

The latest edition of the bi-annual hacking contest saw creative exploits in new device categories.

By |2019-11-08T11:09:33-05:00November 8th, 2019|amazon echo, f-secure labs, hacking contest, Hacks, IoT, Master of Pwn, Mobile Security, PWN2OWN, Routers, Smart TVs, team flashback, team fluoroacetate, tokyo 2019, Vulnerabilities, Web Security|Comments Off on Pwn2Own Tokyo Roundup: Amazon Echo, Routers and Smart TVs Fall to Hackers

News Wrap: Voice Assistant Laser Hack, Twitter Insider Threats, Data Breach Fine Fails

From voice assistant hacks to insider threats, Threatpost editors break down this week's biggest news.

By |2019-11-08T08:00:27-05:00November 8th, 2019|Amazon Alexa, apple Siri, Breach, breach fine, data breach, Hacks, insider threat, IoT, laser hack, Podcasts, rogue employee, Trend Micro, twitter, twitter security, twitter spies|Comments Off on News Wrap: Voice Assistant Laser Hack, Twitter Insider Threats, Data Breach Fine Fails

Google Enlists Help to Fight Bad Android Apps

After years of unsuccessfully battling malware and bad apps in the Google Play store and on more than 2.5 billion Android devices, Google is finally doing something about it. The tech giant this week unveiled an alliance with three companies with specific expertise in endpoint security to help prevent the spread of malware on its [...]

By |2019-11-07T07:55:13-05:00November 7th, 2019|Android, Endpoint Security, ESET, google, google play, IoT, Lookout, malicious apps, Malware, mobile apps, Mobile Security, Vulnerabilities, Zimperium|Comments Off on Google Enlists Help to Fight Bad Android Apps