What’s trending on NP Privacy Partner

February 02, 2018

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Jenny L. Holmes, Valerie Breslin Montague

Facebook bans advertising of ICOs and cryptocurrencies, how companies can protect themselves against fake social media accounts, the U.S. military is investigating its security practices as Strava app could pose security risks and more. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

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Facebook bans advertising of initial coin offerings and cryptocurrencies

Facebook announced a new policy expressly prohibiting any and all advertising for binary options, initial coin offerings and cryptocurrency.—Meghan K. McGuire

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The NY Attorney General is investigating companies that sell fake social media followers; make sure you don’t unwittingly become one of their clients

How can your company protect itself against fake social media accounts?—Meghan K. McGuire

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Security concerns over the Strava app: are soldiers' jogs putting national security at risk?

The U.S. military is now investigating its current security practices due to reports that a fitness tracking app could pose security risks.–Jenny L. Holmes

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Protecting yourself from cyberattacks in 2018

As 2018 begins, take the time to remind yourself of how to protect you and your workplace from a cyber attack.—John G. Roman, Jr., CISSP

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OCR warns health care organizations to protect against cyber extortion

Guidance describes popular forms of cyberattacks and outlines methods to help prevent or curtail an incident.—Valerie Breslin Montague

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