Librarian Sues Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach, Wins $600 — Krebs on Security

In the days following revelations last September that big-three consumer credit bureau Equifax had been hacked and relieved of personal data on nearly 150 million people, many Americans...

Competent Employees: How to Train Effectively

What can companies do to demonstrate – to themselves, regulators and customers – that they only recruit people who have the appropriate skillset and expertise for the roles they are...

Initial Coin Offerings 101: Beginners Guide to How an ICO Works

  It was explained in the Beginners Guide to What is an ICO that an initial coin offering (ICO) is a way to raise money for a project, business, or a...

Too Big to be Non-Compliant, Why Take the Risk

                            As we’ve preached for years now, regulatory compliance is more than just important in business, it’s an absolute necessity. And the larger the business caught in non-compliance, particularly in cases...

2018 is the year blockchain becomes a real thing – GeekWire

Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Blockchain has been around for...

Social SafeGuard scores $11M to sell alerts for brand-damaging fakes – TechCrunch

Social SafeGuard, a 2014-founded U.S. startup which sells security services to enterprises aimed at mitigating a range of digital risks that lie outside the corporate firewall, has closed an $11...

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2018 Trip Report – Data Security Blog

June 19, 2018 Every June, Gartner hosts a terrific security conference near Washington, D.C. called Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit. This event is focused on the needs of senior IT...

How to Create a Cryptocurrency

You might have heard of Bitcoin or Ethereum, and maybe even Ripple, but in fact there are over a thousand different coins and tokens available.In fact, according to Wikipedia, there...

Great Auditors Ensure Great Business

Compliance problems can bring down a business almost as quickly and completely as the controlled demolition of a building, leaving nothing but rubble and destruction behind. This might sound overly...

Europe’s top court takes a broad view of privacy responsibilities around platforms – TechCrunch

An interesting ruling by Europe’s top court could have some major implications for data mining tech giants like Facebook and Google, along with anyone who administers pages that allow platforms...