data privacy

Opinion: The Perils and Promise of the Data Decade

We have entered the “Data Decade,” says RSA Security CTO Dr. Zulfikar Ramzan. What does that mean? Here are three “Data Decade” trends that will reshape how we talk about, approach, and manage data.

Spotlight Podcast: Beyond HIPAA – a Conversation with Nemours CPO Kevin Haynes

In this Spotlight edition of The Security Ledger podcast, sponsored by RSA Security, the Chief Privacy Officer at Nemours Healthcare, Kevin Haynes, joins us to talk about the fast evolving privacy demands on healthcare firms and how the Chief Privacy Officer role is evolving to address new privacy and security threats.

Report: Companies Still Grappling with IoT Security

Data breaches relating to unsecured Internet of Things devices have jumped by more than 10 percent since 2017, suggesting security efforts aren’t keeping pace with the growth of the Internet of Things, a new study finds.

Unsecured Database Exposes Data of 80M U.S. Households

Researchers have found an unsecured Microsoft-hosted cloud database that holds personal information from 80 million U.S. households, exposing sensitive data and putting people at risk for identity theft, ransomware and other cybercrimes.

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) questions Sundar Pichai

Waiting for Federal Data Privacy Reform? Don’t Hold Your Breath.

Despite a litany of high-profile data breaches, federal action on data privacy is unlikely to go anywhere in 2019 as partisanship and lack of technology literacy complicate Congressional action.