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A Review: The Art of Invisibility

The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data...

Putting the CISSP and other certifications into perspective

Paco Hope Principal Security Consultant at Amazon Web Services May 8, 2018 Certifications exist for a specific reason. Like many other things in life they are proxies that help non-specialised people...

AHIMA’s Commitment to Healthcare—Information Governance

AHIMA defines information governance (IG) as “an organization wide framework for managing information throughout its lifecycle and for supporting the organization’s strategy, operations, regulatory,...

Woman says her Amazon device recorded private conversation, sent it out to random contact

By: Gary Horcher Updated: May 24, 2018 - 9:51 PM A Portland family contacted Amazon to investigate after they say a private conversation in their home was...

The Ultimate Guide to WordPress and GDPR Compliance – Everything You Need to Know

Last updated on May 22nd, 2018 by Editorial Staff Are you confused by GDPR, and how it will impact your WordPress site? GDPR, short for General Data Protection...

Trade Shows Are Easy Targets for Foreign Intelligence Breaches

By James Lint Faculty Member, School of Business, American Military University Senior Editor for In Cyber Defense and Contributor, In Homeland Security Trade shows are like playing poker with your competition standing...

School district pays $10,000 bitcoin ransom after cyberattack

April 28, 2018, 4:53 PM LEOMINSTER, Mass. -- A Massachusetts school district was waiting Friday for its computer system to be "unlocked" after it paid a...

What Every Employee Should Know about Data Protection

Posted on May 10, 2018 at 1:50 pm As an employee, you’re essential to your company’s success. What are you doing to make sure sensitive...

Respiratory therapy supplier Lincare agrees to pay $875K to settle data breach lawsuit (and...

by Evan Sweeney | May 16, 2018 12:14pm The country’s largest provider of home respiratory supplies has agreed to pay $875,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit from former...

AIIM now stands for Association for Intelligent Information Management

AIIM announced their name change from Association for Information and Image Management to Association for Intelligent Information Management at AIIM 2018.   Their logo appears...

Call For Researchers: Blockchain Technology Impact on Records

Blockchain technology, or distributed ledger technology, was originally developed as a public transaction ledger for a new peer-to-peer electronic cash system called bitcoin. But...

Hacked by an 11-Year-Old

The Wordfence team recently sponsored and attended WordCamp Atlanta. Instead of doing the usual boring corporate thing with our booth, we decided to host...

Net neutrality will end on June 11

The Federal Communications Commission said the 2015 net-neutrality regulations will cease on June 11, Reuters reports. Despite opposition from tech companies, startups and consumer...

What happened with Twitter’s password vulnerability?

Kim Crawley Cybersecurity journalist at Cylance, AlienVault, Tripwire, Venafi May 3rd, 2018 Twitter announced that they discovered a vulnerability in how they store the passwords for all...

European regulators: We’re not ready for new privacy law

RANKFURT/BRUSSELS/PARIS (Reuters) - Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been billed as the biggest shake-up of data privacy laws since the birth of...

i-SIGMA formed from PRISM/NAID combination.

Published May 9, 2018 by PRISM International I am very pleased to announce that this morning, PRISM membership voted overwhelmingly to approve a formal...

GDPR: What Offsite Storage Companies Need to Know Now

By Kelsey Treister, CSR Professional Services Major Changes—and Fines—Will Be Coming in Mere Weeks. Are You Prepared? Companies that use offsite storage have to handle the...

GDPR is upon us: Are you ready?

by Steve Durbin With the continued focus on personal information and the privacy rights of individuals, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) officially goes into...

4 Key Benefits Of Financial Spring Cleaning

It’s springtime, and for many of us, that signals an annual tradition – time to clean. Besides the sense of accomplishment, sparkling countertops and...

5 simple steps to finding out how the social giant sees you

With all the news Facebook as made in recent months, you may have wondered what the social giant thinks (and is sharing) about you. While...

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U.S. Army Figures Out How To Do Facial Recognition in the Dark

APRIL 18, 2018 New method uses machine learning to extrapolate features from thermal images. DEFENSE BIOMETRICS INNOVATION It’s no mean feat for a computer to identify an individual’s face in...

Windrush immigration papers scandal is a big fat GDPR fail for UK.gov

Zero justification under current or planned data law for actions of Home Office