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[Link] Hacker posts exploits for over 49,000 vulnerable Fortinet VPNs

This article about how information about 49,000 vulnerable Fortinet VPNs have been posted online by hackers, has been making the rounds today. Given that the vulnerability in question has been known since 2018, most have used this as way to illustrate the importance of patching. Something that has not been pointed out so far is …

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[Link] Neelima Rustagi launches ‘Zero to Exit’ podcast

Congratulations to our Board of Advisor’s member Neelima Rustagi and her co-conspirator Ankur Shah, for their exciting new project Zerotoexit which features legendary entrepreneurs and product leaders and showcases key learnings from their journeys. We wish you all the best! https://www.buzzsprout.com/1410772 More to explore Featured Articles Data Protection without Compromise Eliminate Clear Text. Protect data-in-use. Preserve search and …

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[Link] Privacy For Big Data: Monster Or Myth?

Titaniam advisor Caroline Wong recently published an article in Forbs highlighting the need for Titaniam’s solution for data privacy/data protection in enterprise search and big data analytics systems. Thank you Caroline! Interested in learning more about how Titaniam can help? Get started today with a demo https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2020/11/02/privacy-for-big-data-monster-or-myth/ Photo by Joshua Sortino More to explore Featured Articles Data Protection without Compromise …

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[Link] Ethical framework for consumer-generated data in health care

Security leaders in healthcare, learn how to meet MITRE guidelines for handling of Consumer-Generated Healthcare Data (CGD) with Titaniam Protect and avoid long expensive projects that do not cover data privacy for healthcare analytics. Interested in learning more about how Titaniam can help? Get started today with a demo https://www.mitre.org/publications/technical-papers/an-ethical-framework-for-the-use-of-consumer-generated-data-in-health Photo by Joshua Sortino More to explore …

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[Link] Why privacy is essential to equitable recovery

In the following article Julie Brill, Chief Privacy Officer for Microsoft, calls on the US to implement stronger data privacy protection. The winds are changing. Organizations who are entrusted with customer data should be preparing for greater measures and stricter enforcement. Data should be secure and private by default. https://blogs.microsoft.com/on-the-issues/2020/10/16/privacy-laws-open-data-economic-recovery/ Photo by CDC on Unsplash More …

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[Link] COVID-19 crisis shifts cybersecurity priorities and budgets

It is that time of year when we are told we have been allocated only 50% of the budget we requested. Now what? McKinsey & Company outlines below how cybersecurity budgets have been refocused and valuable projects been put on hold. Sensitive data protection and privacy is as fundamental as it gets, but complex, low efficacy and …

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[Link] Caroline Wong: driving success, by every metric

Congratulations to our Advisory Board member, Caroline Wong, who was featured this week in SC Magazine/Women in IT as a Power Player! Depth of security knowledge, an incredibly strong work ethic, a deep sense of community, a history of selecting important causes and throwing her personal and professional weight behind them – Caroline is a force …

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[Link] Instagram offered analytics to kids as young as 13 years old so that they could track their posts

Dear Instagram, we designed Titaniam Protect to address this without changes to your data platform or front end. Icing on the cake is that you can analyze and manipulate the data as well and still not have it in clear text. And we do it at scale. There are now EU guidelines that seek to protect …

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[Link] Children are being ‘datafied’ with companies and organasations

Right on the heels of the GDPR comes the AADCOP. Effective September 2020 with a year to fall into compliance, the Age Appropriate Design Code of Practice (AADCOP) from the ICO, is an extension of the Data Protection Act 2018 that affects providers of information society services that are likely to be used by children. …

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[Link] Seven Best Practices for Keeping Sensitive Data Out of Logs

Adding another best practice to Joe Kroback’s seven best practices for keeping sensitive data out of logs: 8. Obfuscate sensitive data-in-use at all times so you never transact or manipulate it in clear text. No clear text sensitive data-in-use means no clear text sensitive data in logs. The original seven best practices summarized here (original …

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