Facebook last week halted a program in which it was paying third-party contractors to listen to and transcribe audio clips from its users, the company said Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Bloomberg reported on the existence of the program and the fact it had been stopped. The contractors had no knowledge of where the audio was being recorded or how it was obtained, Bloomberg … [Read more...] about Facebook paid contractors to transcribe Messenger calls
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A huge cache of unsecured biometric credentials and personal information has been discovered by security researchers, The Guardian reports. The breach, which was discovered by researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar alongside vpnMentor, included the fingerprint data of more than 1 million people, facial recognition information, unencrypted usernames and passwords, and other … [Read more...] about Huge security flaw exposes biometric data of more than a million users
Scams are as old as human society. There has, and likely always will be, an element of humanity that will try to take advantage of us all. The game of the phishing scam plays out every day in many forms. The digitization of our world only adds more ways the fraudster can use to trick us into handing over our hard-earned money or personal data. Consumer phishing scams are a … [Read more...] about 16 phishing scams that consumers need to be aware of in 2019
Read why Neal Creighton says that it is time for the CISOs to be inducted on boards of companies on Infosec Magazine : I thought that by now, the CISO would sit beside the CFO and CEO at the boardroom table. Like the CFO, the CISO is a valued strategic contributor who plays a critical role in the company’s success, and is equally involved in day-to-day business decisions. Is … [Read more...] about It’s Time for CISOs to Take a Seat at the Table
Read Adam Case's article about how companies can adopt zero trust security without rebuilding network on Security Intelligence : Like rust, risk never sleeps. As mobile devices flood the enterprise (especially for a younger generation of workers), the internet of things (IoT) expands, and cybercriminals grow in both numbers and sophistication, many security professionals think … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Adopt Zero Trust Security Without Rebuilding Your Network