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Privacy Tip #311 – New Mexico AG Serious About Children’s Privacy Protections

New Mexico’s Attorney General, Hector Balderas, continues to champion children’s online privacy protections, this time settling with Google over alleged violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). We previously...

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Could Artificial Intelligence Save the Holiday Shopping Season?

As we all know supply chain disruptions over the past two years do not seem to be going away any time soon. However, businesses are turning to new artificial intelligence-powered (AI)...

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Privacy Tip #303 – Russian Hacking Group Targets Gmail Users

If you think the Russians are only targeting U.S. companies and the defense industry, think again. The cyber war between Russia and the U.S. has escalated since the President threw down...

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Google releases emergency fix to plug zero‑day hole in Chrome

The emergency release comes a mere three days after Google’s previous update that plugged another 19 security loopholes The post Google releases emergency fix to plug zero‑day hole in Chrome appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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Privacy Tip #291 – Cryptomining Apps Offer Fake Services for a Fee

Although app platforms guard against fake apps, criminals are working hard to get around app platform rules to scam victims out of a cryptobuck. Apple and Google throw apps off their...

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National Cybersecurity Center Launches Free Training for State Elected Officials

Speaking of security education and training, the National Cybersecurity Center this week launched a new initiative to offer cyber-hygiene and IT security sessions to elected state government officials and their staff...

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Episode 205 – Google’s Camille Stewart: InfoSec’s Lack of Diversity is a Cyber Risk

In this interview, Camille Stewart, Google’s Head of Security Policy for Google Play and Android explains how understanding how systemic racism influences cyber security is integral to protecting the American people...

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U.S. Users Targeted with Phishing Scams More than Users in Other Countries

The statistic that cybercriminals have been unleashing 18 million phishing emails laced with malware on a daily basis into cyberspace during the pandemic is mind boggling and one that executives should...

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Twitter fined $546,000 in December 2020 by European Data Protection Authority for 2019 Breach Notification Violations

The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) fined Twitter 450,000 euros (about US$546,000) for failing to timely notify the Irish DPC within the required 72 hours of discovering a Q4 2018 breach...

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