EDPS Preliminary Opinion on data protectionand scientific research
Scientific research depends on the exchange of ideas, knowledge and information. Where it involves the processing of data concerning people in the EU, scientific research is subject to the applicable rules including the General Data Protection Regulation and Regulation 1725/2018 for EU institutions.
New and improved FTC data security orders: Better guidance for companies, better protection for consumers
In 2019 the FTC made significant improvements to its data security orders. These improvements are reflected in seven orders announced this year against an array of diverse companies: ClixSense (pay-to-click survey company), i-Dressup (online games for kids), DealerBuilt (car dealer software provider), D-Link (Internet-connected routers and cameras), Equifax (credit bureau), Retina-X (monitoring app), and Infotrax (service provider for multilevel marketers).
Beyond products and services, cyber security industry needs to push innovation
With rising instances of data breaches, organisations are realising that cyber security needs to be more than an afterthought. Hackers are increasingly getting smarter and spreading their wings beyond phishing attacks to target everything from stolen credentials to cloud misconfigurations to the remote access tools (RATs).