The US Department of Health and Human Services has launched an inquiry into Google's partnership with giant US Catholic healthcare non-profit Ascension. The healthcare deal is a major win for Google's cloud business, Google Cloud, but it has immediately raised concerns over the level of access Google will have to patient data. Ascension, a faith-based healthcare provider, … [Read more...] about Google’s plan to collect health data on millions of Americans faces federal inquiry
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Read Ilya Lipovich explain how you can keep your company safe from data breaches on Forbes : Although digital transformation has revolutionized our lives in many ways, from accessing information to purchasing goods, it also means we're at risk. But at risk of what? Individuals and businesses alike have been the victims of cybercrime. Therefore, you need to ensure you are … [Read more...] about How You Can Update Your Company’s Data Security To Stay Safe From Data Breaches
Read Alexander Culafi explain why virtually none of data breach lawsuits reach a courtroom and why and how data breach lawsuits almost always end in settlements on Tech Target : When it comes to class action data breach lawsuits, it's a near certainty they'll be settled before they ever reach a courtroom. Despite the rising number of data breaches and resulting lawsuits, … [Read more...] about How and why data breach lawsuits are settled
Read François Amigorena bust certain myths surrounding multifactor authentication on Dark Reading : Compromised credentials are a huge threat to companies today. Why? The attacker is actually using valid (that is, stolen but valid) credentials, so why would your antivirus, firewall, and other technologies you might have in place flag anything unusual? Your tools assume people … [Read more...] about The Myths of Multifactor Authentication
Microsoft has announced plans to extend the privacy provisions provided in a landmark new Californian state law to users across the US. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) comes into effect on January 1, 2020. It’s set to offer more GDPR-like protections and rights to the Golden State’s citizens, such as the ability to find out what personal information of theirs … [Read more...] about Microsoft to Extend California Privacy Law US-Wide