Tag: GDPR

Spotlight Podcast: Rethinking Your Third Party Cyber Risk Strategy

Third party cyber risk is growing. Despite that, most companies are unprepared to address it in a systematic way. In this Spotlight Podcast, a companion to our new eBook, Rethinking Third Party Cyber Risk Management, we go deep on the topic of building a mature third party cyber risk program with Dave Stapleton the Director of Assessment Operations at the firm CyberGRX* and Jon Ehret, the President & Co-Founder of Third Party Risk Association.

Whack-a-Fraud: EU’s Crackdown Could Increase U.S. Payments Scams

U.S. providers should be “on alert” for an increase in payments fraud experts warn. The European Union’s (EU’s) new Payment Services Directive (PSD2) raises the bar for security and may cause cybercriminals to focus on targets in this country.

‘Alexa, Protect My Data’: Amazon Sends Private Voice Files to Unauthorized Customer

Amazon accidentally sent 1,700 private voice files to an unauthorized customer in Germany in response to a request for personal data. The data allowed a German magazine to identify and track down the person whose voice was recorded on the files, according to a published report.

Facebook: We Didn’t Give Anyone Data Without User Permission

Facebook’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year continued, with the social media company on the defense yet again over partnerships that granted high-tech companies extensive access to user data. 

Is 2019 Privacy Rights’ Break Out Year?

Whatever else it may bring, 2019 will be a breakout year for online privacy, as the EU’s GDPR takes root and legislation in other nations follow suit. But not everyone is on board with the new privacy regime. Who will be the privacy leaders and laggards in the New Year?