California Governor Edmund Brown has signed on Tuesday new legislation that will strengthen privacy and consumer protections in the state.
Moving forward, every company involved in a major data breach—those actually attacked, such as retailers Home Depot, Target, Goodwill and Neiman Marcus, as well as banks, healthcare, insurance and Internet Service Providers, etc.—is going to pay an even higher price when customers’ information is compromised.
According to a new survey from the Cloud Security Alliance there is a growing and strong interest in harmonizing privacy laws towards a universal set of principles.
With the advent of smartphones and tablets - devices users often carry with them everywhere they go - collected location data became a valuable source of information for both commercial entities and public sector organizations.
Payment card and personal information of approximately 1.4 million Viator.com customers may have been compromised in a breach that was confirmed late last Friday.