Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
How GDPR Teaches Us to Take a Bottom-Up Approach to Privacy
Oldest First  |  Newest First  |  Threaded View
tdsan
tdsan,
User Rank: Ninja
6/29/2019 | 6:04:58 PM
Where is the teeth in the GDPR policies?
https://www.nathantrust.com/gdpr-fines-penalties

14/06/2019
Facebook's EU regulator says it 'remains to be seen' if Mark Zuckerberg is serious about privacy


Country: Ireland
Company: Facebook
Industry: Social Media

The Irish regulator conducting nearly one dozen investigations into Facebook isn't convinced by Mark Zuckerberg's privacy push.

 

12/06/2019
Austrian Supreme Court green-lights GDPR case against Facebook

Datenschutzbehörde
Country: Austria
Privacy Regulator: Datenschutzbehörde
Company: Facebook
Industry: Social Media

A potential landmark case against Facebook for violating General Data Protection Regulation rights has been given the go-ahead by the Austrian Supreme Court

 

22/05/2019
Data protection watchdog launches statutory inquiry into Google's Ad Exchange


Country: Ireland
Industry: Adtech
Company: Google
Non-compliance: GDPR Compliance

The purpose of the inquiry is to establish whether processing of personal data carried out at each stage of an advertising transaction is in compliance with the relevant provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), including the lawful basis for processing, the principles of transparency and data minimisation, as well as Google's retention practices

26/04/2019
Ireland's data watchdog to investigate Facebook passwords leak



Country: Ireland
Industry: Social Media
Company: Facebook 
Non-compliance: Data Breach/Passwords 

Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) has launched a statutory investigation into the revelation that Facebook stored hundreds of millions of user passwords insecurely.

16/11/18
Microsoft menaced with GDPR mega-fines in Europe for 'large scale and covert' gathering of people's info via Office  


GDPR Fines & Penalties
Country: Netherlands
Industry: Software
Company: Microsoft

Non-compliance: Consent. Microsoft broke Euro privacy rules by carrying out the "large scale and covert" gathering of private data through its Office apps.

It seems like the organizations from the list are Microsoft, Facebook and Google. There have been a number of hacks in the US that are not listed (HPE, Apple, IBM, SuperMicro, NorthrupGrumman, Accenture Federal, Lockheed Martin, NSA, and the list goes on)

Lets look at the timelines - https://carnegieendowment.org/specialprojects/protectingfinancialstability/timeline

From a compliance standpoint, I don't see HSBC, US Credit Union, City of Atlanta, Baltimore, Florida (small cities), OPM, Albany NY (https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/10/politics/ransomware-attacks-us-cities/index.html).
Meanwhile, Baltimore's ransomware attack is one of 22 against state and local government entities so far in 2019, Armor notes. Other victims including Washington, Pennsylvania; Amarillo, Texas; Cleveland Airport, Cleveland, Ohio; Augusta City Center, Augusta, Maine; Stuart, Florida; Imperial County, California; Garfield County, Utah; Greenville, North Carolina; Albany, New York; Jackson County, Georgia; Schools System of Taos, New Mexico; Del Rio, Texas; Atlanta, Georgia; and Leominster, Massachusetts. - Dark Reading

It is good to have policy in place but if we continue to have organizations that don't feel the sting of GDPR, then what are we gaining?

T
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
6/30/2019 | 7:50:31 AM
Security vs. Privacy
It makes sense that if Security and Privacy are at opposite ends of the spectrum that there best practice approaches would juxtapose in the same manner.
tdsan
tdsan,
User Rank: Ninja
6/30/2019 | 2:46:17 PM
Re: Security vs. Privacy
Interesting, why do they have to be on opposite ends (again more rhetorical), we should be able to work together. It seems we need more people from the DevSecOps or SecDev teams with a background in both arenas.

Todd


Edge-DRsplash-10-edge-articles
I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
Improving Enterprise Cybersecurity With XDR
Enterprises are looking at eXtended Detection and Response technologies to improve their abilities to detect, and respond to, threats. While endpoint detection and response is not new to enterprise security, organizations have to improve network visibility, expand data collection and expand threat hunting capabilites if they want their XDR deployments to succeed. This issue of Tech Insights also includes: a market overview for XDR from Omdia, questions to ask before deploying XDR, and an XDR primer.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2022-34491
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-25
In the RSS extension for MediaWiki through 1.38.1, when the $wgRSSAllowLinkTag config variable was set to true, and a new RSS feed was created with certain XSS payloads within its description tags and added to the $wgRSSUrlWhitelist config variable, stored XSS could occur via MediaWiki's template sy...
CVE-2022-29931
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-25
Raytion 7.2.0 allows reflected Cross-site Scripting (XSS).
CVE-2022-31017
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-25
Zulip is an open-source team collaboration tool. Versions 2.1.0 through and including 5.2 are vulnerable to a logic error. A stream configured as private with protected history, where new subscribers should not be allowed to see messages sent before they were subscribed, when edited causes the serve...
CVE-2022-31016
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-25
Argo CD is a declarative continuous deployment for Kubernetes. Argo CD versions v0.7.0 and later are vulnerable to an uncontrolled memory consumption bug, allowing an authorized malicious user to crash the repo-server service, resulting in a Denial of Service. The attacker must be an authenticated A...
CVE-2022-24893
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-25
ESP-IDF is the official development framework for Espressif SoCs. In Espressif’s Bluetooth Mesh SDK (`ESP-BLE-MESH`), a memory corruption vulnerability can be triggered during provisioning, because there is no check for the `SegN` field of the Transaction Start PDU. This can resul...