Biometric data processing and storage system threats

Initially, digital biometric data processing systems were used primarily by government agencies and special services (police, customs, etc.). However, the rapid evolution of information technology has made biometric systems accessible for ‘civil’ use. They are increasingly becoming part of our Read More …

Government Should Name And Shame Companies With Poor Cyber Security, Say Academics

The UK government should name and shame companies whose cyber security measures fail to protect consumers’ data, according to a new report from King’s College London’s Cyber Security Research Group, which promotes research into cyber security, and the Policy Institute, Read More …

Google Fined €50 Million by French Watchdog for Lack of Transparency

Google was hit with a €50 (56,8) million financial penalty in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the Commission Nationale de l’informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) for violating transparency and information obligations and for not obtaining user consent for processing data for Read More …

57 Million Personal Info Records Leaked by Unprotected ElasticSearch Server

An unprotected Elasticsearch server indexed by the Shodan IoT search engine on November 14 exposed a 73 GB database of 57 million US citizens’ records. The publicly accessible server discovered by security researcher Bob Diachenko contained an Elasticsearch instance with a Read More …