If You Did Not Think You Needed Privacy Before… [alert]

If you know an immigrant, and have interactions with them, you are on the radar. https://gizmodo.com/us-homeland-security-will-start-collecting-social-media-1818777094 from the article: US Homeland Security Will Start Collecting Social Media Info on All Immigrants October 18th Matt Novak (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is expanding the kinds of information that it […]

Impact of GDPR: Companies to be Fined for Security Failure

This is an interesting spin on the GDPR (general data protection regulation) approaching in May 2018.    Previous post on this topic. http://thehackernews.com/2017/08/data-breach-security-law.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheHackersNews+%28The+Hackers+News+-+Security+Blog%29&_m=3n.009a.1553.vw0ao0aqno.xjh If companies do not comply with the requirements they can be fined. I wonder, though, if this will increase reliance on offloading the information and security risk to insurance.   For the same reason […]