FTC Completes Its ‘Stick with Security’ Series

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finished its ‘Stick with Security’ blog series. The series is designed to provide data security insights and lessons learned from recent FTC cases, closed investigations and questions and comments received from businesses. The Stick with Security series breaks cybersecurity down into ten action items for

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Two More Economic Giants Hacked

Two more household names announced data breaches this month: financial watchdog SEC and global accounting firm Deloitte. This news comes on the heels of the massive debacle that is the Equifax breach.

These two giant, sophisticated entities highlight the all-too-familiar adage that no one is immune from a cyber attack

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Thousands of Organizations Vulnerable to Equifax-Style Hack

Now that the dust is settling after the historic Equifax breach, we’ve learned the true cause — an unpatched vulnerability within Apache Struts (CVE-2017-5638). The troubling news: the vulnerability was fixed in March 2017, months before the breach occurred.

Apache Struts is a popular open-source web application framework for developing

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Save the Date! Cybersecurity Awareness Month Topics and Tips

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), a joint effort involving the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and its partners, including the National Cyber Security Alliance. The cybersecurity awareness campaign spans an entire month because real concerns require extensive attention.

The Mission: Raise awareness and promote good cyber hygiene (consistent

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FTC Brings the Enforcement Hammer for EU-US Privacy Shield Misrepresentations

For the first time, the Federal Trade Commission is holding companies accountable in three enforcement actions for misleading consumers about their Privacy Shield participation.

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

The Privacy Shield framework allows companies to transfer consumer data across the pond from EU member states to the U.S. while complying with

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