Data Protection Bill a Deterrent for Businesses Who Wilfully Do Wrong: Justice B Srikrishna

The proposed data protection bill, making offences cognisable and non-bailable, is a deterrent for businesses who willfully do wrong as giant corporations can otherwise get away with flagrant breaches ‘merely by throwing the fine monies,’ Justice B Srikrishna has said. “Every modern statute has a criminal liability clause. That is a deterrent for those who will … Read more

Facebook, Google, Twitter Said to Be Under EU Consumer Protection Scanner

European consumer protection authorities will ask social media companies Facebook, Alphabet Inc and Twitter to amend their terms of service within one month or possibly face fines, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The companies proposed some ways to resolve the issues and discussed them with the authorities on Thursday, the person … Read more

‘Golden keys’ that unlock Windows’ Secure Boot protection discovered

Microsoft just offered a masterclass on why building back doors into secure systems are a bad idea. Two security researchers who go by the handles @never_released and @TheWack0lianon Twitter recently announced in a blog post that malicious actors can bypass Windows’ Secure Boot feature on vulnerable machines, as first reported by ZDNet. If exploited, this would … Read more

Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 edge getting June protection replace

Verizon has commenced rolling out the ultra-modern safety replace (for the month of June) to Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 side gadgets on its community. The update bumps the software program version to G930VVRU2APE1. It isn’t but regarded if any other changes are protected in the replace as Verizon’s web page simply says “the cutting-edge … Read more

large information breaches have been appropriate for protection stocks

KTSDESIGN | technology picture Library | Getty pics IT safety stocks have soared after the seven massive records breaches made public during the last 3years, consistent with the Bessemer assignment partners Cyber Index released Tuesday. The BVP Cyber Index tracked the capital-weighted performance when you consider that Jan. 1, 2011, of 29 public businesses whose … Read more

Gmail for Work gets improved digital loss protection features

Google has expanded the digital loss protection features in Gmail for Work, to help ensure that employees don’t share confidential information outside the company they work for. The service can now use optical character recognition on attachments, so administrators can ensure that employees aren’t sharing mounds of confidential data in images (whether intentionally or not). … Read more