Security News

Regulation fatigue: A challenge to shift processes left
2021-10-28 05:18

Due to the disconnect between the teams, security professionals often purchase application security tools that disregard developers' needs and processes. The shift left approach helps to bridge the gap between developers and security professionals; it moves security testing and vulnerability management into the earliest stages of development.

Experts: WH Cybersecurity Summit Should Be Followed by Regulation, Enforcement
2021-08-27 20:35

Cataclysmic breaches and a woeful shortage of a trained cybersecurity workforce prompted the Biden Administration to haul a collection of the biggest names in business into a White House cybersecurity summit this week, to talk about what they plan to do about it. For all the public posturing by prominent CEOs at tech giants, many security experts agree that the administration will ultimately need to mandate and enforce cybersecurity standards to make real progress.

Neustar TRUSTID Solutions helps orgs improve contact center efficiency and comply with regulations
2021-06-15 02:00

Neustar has launched Neustar TRUSTID Solutions, a suite of solutions designed to help organizations reduce fraud, improve contact center efficiency and comply with consumer protection regulations. Neustar TRUSTID Fraud Solutions help companies reduce fraud and friction in the digital and voice channels by efficiently signaling potential risks and letting legitimate customers through faster.

WhatsApp Sues Indian Government Over New Internet Regulations
2021-05-30 20:42

WhatsApp on Wednesday fired a legal salvo against the Indian government to block new regulations that would require messaging apps to trace the "First originator" of messages shared on the platform, thus effectively breaking encryption protections. "Requiring messaging apps to 'trace' chats is the equivalent of asking us to keep a fingerprint of every single message sent on WhatsApp, which would break end-to-end encryption and fundamentally undermines people's right to privacy," a WhatsApp spokesperson told The Hacker News via email.

Hack Prompts New Security Regulations for US Pipelines
2021-05-25 19:32

The federal government will issue cybersecurity regulations in the coming days for U.S. pipeline operators following a ransomware attack that led to fuel shortages across much of the Eastern Seaboard. The Transportation Security Administration, which oversees the nation's network of pipelines, is expected to issue a security directive this week that will address some of the issues raised by the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, a U.S. official said Tuesday.

Privacy regulations making cloud migration complex
2021-05-17 03:00

Digital transformation is driving multi-cloud migrations, as 85 percent of organizations use at least two cloud providers for data storage and analytics, while 40 percent use five or more. Comprised of 100 executives from Fortune 500 companies, the survey found businesses are experiencing a conflict between a data scientist's need for quick data access and IT's need to ensure data security and privacy, as 58 percent felt that access restrictions were impacting the productivity of their analytic teams.

Seclore Security24 enables organizations to protect sensitive data and meet privacy regulations
2021-05-09 02:00

Seclore announced fast and seamless provisioning of data-centric security in the cloud. The modern workplace is driving the growth of collaboration and data sharing of sensitive information on the cloud.

2021 Brings new security challenges and regulations for European CISOs
2021-04-07 20:05

European CISOs are shifting how they spend on security in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and are having to adopt to a raft of new proposed EU cyber regulations. Forrester has recently explored three security topics: that of European cyber regulations, European CISO budgetary trends in 2021, and finally the career paths of CISOs at major UK FTSE 100 organizations.

3 steps to meeting data privacy regulation compliance through identity programs
2021-03-31 06:00

Security teams need to manage these vulnerabilities to protect the data from a cyber-attack and ensure compliance with the latest data privacy regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation or the California Privacy Rights Act. The key to any data privacy compliance is proper data protection because under these laws, consumers retain the right to deny and revoke the collection of their data.

Internet regulation: Not a matter of freedom of speech, but freedom to conduct business
2021-01-26 04:00

Since 1997, the Supreme Court has used the metaphor of the free market of ideas to define the internet, thus addressing the regulation of the net as a matter of freedom of speech. Internet regulation should be framed not as a matter of freedom of speech, but as a matter of freedom to conduct a business, they argue.