Let's say you have had discussions about your breast cancer diagnosis on Facebook, a useful forum for comparing treatment options with others. There's only one problem: Facebook has now categorized you as a patient, and you constantly receive targeted ads about local cancer services that show up on your computer screen at work for all your co-workers to see, right when you're … [Read more...] about Analysis: Facebook knows a ton about your health. Now it wants to profit from that.
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Chief information security officers (CISOs) are highly sought after, to the point where good ones are expensive and hard to come by. So this is a challenge when more and more organizations, reeling in the wake of CISO-less breaches like Target and the UK’s TalkTalk, recognize the value in having one in place. Could an on-demand virtual CISO (vCISO) be the answer to your … [Read more...] about What is a virtual CISO? When and how to hire one
What do employees in your organization understand about security, data privacy, and compliance? According to a recent report from Bothell, Wash.-based MediaPro, perhaps not as much as they should. With data privacy fast becoming a hot-button issue, and the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) right around the corner, what your employees don’t know … [Read more...] about Data privacy: What your employees don’t know but should
When was the last time you assessed your cybersecurity strategy? Given today’s ever-changing security landscape, it’s probably been too long. In this world of constant cyber threats, businesses can’t afford to be complacent. Yet, despite the near constant stream of data breaches making headlines, far too many organisations insist that their current … [Read more...] about 10 reasons not to innovate your cyber security
Who should access your company’s data? How do you make sure those who attempt access have actually been granted that access? Under which circumstances do you deny access to a user with access privileges? To effectively protect your data, your organization’s access control policy must address these (and other) questions. What follows is a guide to the basics of … [Read more...] about What is access control? 5 enforcement challenges security professionals need to know