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What-American-companies-can-learn-from-Europe

What American companies can learn from Europe's new GDPR laws


Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by

People around the world have recently started to receive tons of emails from companies updating their privacy policies. Naturally, many ask, why this is happening, and the ones with a deeper understanding of the process mutter a four-letter combination - GDPR. While an astounding part of the US Senate appears to be confused about the concept of Net Neutrality, Europe&rs...


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Lightstreams wants to fix blockchain’s privacy problem


Friday, May 4, 2018 by

Lightstreams has announced the launch of its blockchain protocol that aims to fix the mounting privacy issues holding back mainstream adoption of the technology. At the moment, any information stored on a blockchain is clear to everyone on the network. Instead, Lightstreams’ blockchain protocol enables users to grant and revoke access to sensitive information or content...


The-real-story-behind-crypto

The real story behind crypto


Saturday, March 31, 2018 by

Whilst incredible stories of financial gain and, more recently loss, have been attributed to cryptocurrencies, the real story behind crypto is the need for an overhaul of our banking system. What has driven the rise in crypto popularity is, fundamentally, the requirement for better access to banking facilities, the need for more flexibility in banking products, the expa...


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Blockchain initiative reports on addressing privacy


Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by

Kantara Initiative announced the release of their first report initiating the analysis of blockchain technology in regards to addressing its implications for empowering individuals and protecting individual privacy rights and personal data."Kantara's Blockchain and Smart Contracts Discussion Group (BSC DG) Report" discusses the use of blockchain technologies to build sp...


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This API api security solution to use AI


Thursday, February 1, 2018 by

To protect global organizations against ever-increasing security threats, Axway has announced a global partnership with Elastic Beam. Together, the two companies will help organizations achieve optimal security and ecosystem engagement by leveraging an AI engine, integrated with Axway API Gateway, that automatically detects and blocks new attacks on APIs. The Elastic Be...


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What the Section 702 bill means to your digital privacy


Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by

Recently, President Trump signed the Section 702 bill “to reauthorize foreign intelligence collection.” The NSA warrantless surveillance program is still a sweeping up Americans’ online communications, even though Trump has tweeted:“This is NOT the same FISA law that was so wrongly abused during the election. I will always do the right thing for our country and put the ...


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72M data points collected on children in spite of COPPA


Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by

New research released shows that adult ad technology is collecting vast amounts of personal data on kids while they’re spending time online. Behind the scenes of many kids apps and games, advertising technology built for adults captures more than 72 million data points on a child before they reach the age of 13. The findings were provided by SuperAwesome.SuperAwesome’s ...


Virtru-Releases-New-SDK-for-Email-Encryption-and-Data-Security

Virtru Releases New SDK for Email Encryption and Data Security


Sunday, January 31, 2016 by

Virtru has introduced a new Software Development Kit (SDK) that can used with the Virtru Encryption-as-a-Service (EaaS) architecture to provide end-to-end encryption on platforms like Google Apps and Microsoft Outlook.  Targeting independent software vendors (ISVs) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers, the new Virtru solution is in response to the volume and ...


Riley-vs.-California:-A-revoltin-development-or-recognition-of-the-importance-of-digital-privacy

Riley vs. California: A revoltin development or recognition of the importance of digital privacy


Saturday, June 28, 2014 by

On June 25, 2014, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in David Riley vs. California  573 U.S. ___ (2014) which addressed the question of whether the police properly searched Riley’s mobile phone as part of a traffic violation stop. The officer accessed information on the phone and noticed the repeated use of a term associated with a street gang...