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NJ talent firm exposed thousands of resumes, detailing immigration statuses and security clearances

A New Jersey talent acquisition firm exposed the resumes and personal information of at least 30,000 prospective workers by leaving a database on the internet without a password. The database […]




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IP and cybersecurity disputes are top legal concerns for tech companies

Andrea D’Ambra Contributor Andrea D’Ambra is a partner in Norton Rose Fulbright’s New York office and the U.S. head of Technology and the U.S. head of eDiscovery and Information Governance. […]




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Europe’s CSAM scanning plan unpicked

The European Union has formally presented its proposal to move from a situation in which some tech platforms voluntarily scan for child sexual abuse material (CSAM) to something more systematic […]




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Google Cloud launches its new data loss prevention tool for BigQuery

Inevitably, large businesses will collect all kinds of sensitive data. Often, that’s personal identifiable data (PII) of their customers and employees, or other information that only a select number of […]




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A security lapse exposed India’s CISF personnel files and health records

Internal documents, officer health records, and personnel files belonging to India’s Central Industrial Security Force were spilling online because of a data security lapse. A security researcher in India, who […]




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Ireland’s privacy watchdog sued for inaction over ‘massive Google data breach’

Ireland’s evasive response to a major security complaint filed against Google’s adtech the year the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into application is the target of a […]




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Nvidia says hackers are leaking company data after ransomware attack

Nvidia has confirmed that hackers stole sensitive data from its networks, including employee credentials and proprietary company information, during last week’s cyberattack and are now “leaking it online,” a spokesperson […]




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Why are cybersecurity asset management startups so hot right now?

In the world of cybersecurity, you can’t secure something if you don’t know it’s there. Enter cybersecurity asset management, an admittedly unsexy fragment of the booming industry that investors have […]




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How to avoid falling into China’s ‘data trap’

Dr. Samantha Hoffman Contributor Dr. Samantha Hoffman is a senior analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s International Cyber Policy Centre and an independent consultant. The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the […]




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FIN7 hackers set up a fake company to recruit for cyberattacks

FIN7, a financially motivated Russian hacking group, has set up a fake company to lure unwitting IT specialists into supporting its continued expansion into ransomware, security researchers have found. According […]