We’ve got another one! Utah is now the fourth state to enact comprehensive consumer privacy legislation.
As President Biden warned Americans and businesses on Monday against the continued cybersecurity threats from Russian state actors, Alejandro N. Mayorkas, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, released a statement on cybersecurity preparedness.
A professor at Chapman University, apparently determined to show that cheaters never prosper, has upped the ante, using litigation to uncover the identity of the person (or persons) who posted a copy of his prior examinations on a website called Course Hero, a site used by students to share lecture notes, syllabuses, and other course-related materials.
Cybercriminals use sporting events that appeal to the masses, such as March Madness and the Super Bowl, to target the increased crowds in hopes that a percentage of them will overlook all of the online red flags, good practices, and diligence that people (hopefully) otherwise practice.
As recently reported by AppOmni, a SaaS security provider, 70% of the ServiceNow instances that AppOmni tested showed a configuration error in the ServiceNow SaaS platform that left sensitive data (including personally identifiable information) accessible to unauthorized users on the Internet.
At the end of January 2022, the California Office of Attorney General released a press release announcing that the California DOJ sent letters to major corporations in the retail, home improvement, travel, and food service industries alleging non-compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
Ransomware groups consider newly-acquired companies to be appealing targets. Private equity firms will need to balance the value of publicizing an investment with the risk of making a target out of a new portfolio company.
An Illinois appellate court held that finger-scan information collected by a healthcare provider from its employees does not fall within the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act’s exclusion for “information collected, used, or stored for health care treatment, payment or operations under HIPAA.