Cryptocurrency startups are still all the rage these days, but many of these companies have had a "break rules first, settle lawsuits later" approach to operating.
Did you ever have a Google Plus account? Neither did we, but a few people did, and most of their information just got leaked in a bug that affected 500,000 people. As a result, the search giant has shut their social media experiment down. Gone doesn’t mean forgotten however, and it turns out that even though Google Plus has been deleted, Google itself has been facing scrutiny about what led to the bug that finally killed it.
We’ve been talking about the levels of panic in U.S. boardrooms over the big, scary GDPR, which is now here and has been ruling data privacy with an iron fist all summer.
After several years in the making and a tidal wave of press coverage, the long-awaited EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) finally came into force on May 25. And we’re all still here. But even if you still haven’t got your compliance house in order, it’s not too late.
Last week the biggest change to Europe’s privacy laws in almost a generation came into force. Depending on your organization it very well might require a major new approach to data protection — even if you’re located outside the EU.
It's fair to say that what happens in New York affects the entire world. Thousands of companies make their home there, and some of them — Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, American Express, Citigroup, and others — can affect the economies of entire regions with the flick of a pen.
Your network isn't really your network anymore. More specifically, the things you thought of as your network — the boxes with blinking lights, the antennae, the switches, the miles of Cat 5 cable — no longer represent the physical reality of your network in the way that they once did.