Post Tagged with: "database"

Report: Fear of Govt. has Valley Kicking Data Addiction

May 30, 2016 23:360 comments
Report: Fear of Govt. has Valley Kicking Data Addiction

In-brief: Fear of government surveillance and data theft is forcing Silicon Valley firms to rethink their taste for data acquisition, The Washington Post reports.

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Opinion: Hacking Team and Defense through Deception

May 6, 2016 12:240 comments
3d illustration of a bear trap on green grass

In-brief: In this opinion piece, Nitsan Saddan, the head of threat intelligence research at the firm Cymmetria, says that recent revelations about the methods used to hack the cyber arms dealers The Hacking Team underscore the importance of deception as an element of cyber defense.

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Fraternal Order of Police Data Stolen, Leaked

January 29, 2016 11:341 comment
Data purported to belong to The Fraternal Order of Police was leaked online Thursday.

In-brief: The web site of the Fraternal Order of Police, an organization representing law enforcement officers in the United States, was offline Friday after reports that data stolen from the Order was posted online. 

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Splinternet? Many Paths In Wake of Safe Harbor Ruling – None Easy

October 9, 2015 11:35Comments Off on Splinternet? Many Paths In Wake of Safe Harbor Ruling – None Easy
An EU Court's ruling invalidating a 15 year old safe harbor agreement between the US and EU leaves companies with a myriad of choices about how to respond - none of them good.

In-brief: An EU Court’s ruling invalidating a 15 year old safe harbor agreement between the US and EU leaves companies with a myriad of choices about how to respond – none of them good.

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Snowden Blowback: EU Invalidates Safe Harbor Agreement for Data

October 6, 2015 16:16Comments Off on Snowden Blowback: EU Invalidates Safe Harbor Agreement for Data
The EU Court of Justice threw out a 15 year old safe harbor agreement with the US over concerns that US surveillance of Internet data was violating EU citizens' rights.

In-brief: Citing the danger of pervasive government surveillance, the European Union abandoned a 15 year-old agreement on data sharing that is one of the underpinnings of the global information commerce. 

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