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If Your Disclosure of a Data Breach Was  “Late,” You May Have to Litigate

A professional accounting firm in Illinois received an unwanted holiday “gift” in the form of a class action complaint stemming from its alleged failure to secure personally identifiable information (PII) and...

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Privacy Tip #301 – Can Your Co-Worker Guess Your Password? Probably!

We talk about passwords a lot. As you know, I am a fan of passphrases instead of passwords as they are hard to guess and easy to remember—a perfect combination for...

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Privacy Tip #280 – Using Biometric Information for Payments and Services

Many individuals already use facial recognition technology to authenticate and authorize payment through their smartphone. According to Jupiter Research, by 2025 (only four years away), 95 percent of smartphones will have...

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Episode 206: What Might A Federal Data Privacy Law Mean In the US?

In this episode of the podcast (#206): with movement towards passage of a federal data privacy law stronger than ever, we invite two experts in to the Security Ledger studio to...

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UK National Cyber Security Centre Issues Security Alert for SharePoint Vulnerability

The UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) issued an alert on October 16, 2020, to raise awareness “of a new remote code execution vulnerability (CVE – 2020 – 16952)”, which affects...

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