How to decode a data breach notice – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Over the years I’ve seen hundreds, probably thousands, of data breach notifications warning that a company’s data was lost, stolen or left online for anyone to grab. Most of them look largely the same. It’s my job to decode what they actually mean for the victims whose information is put at risk. Data breach…

Singapore-based data protection startup Dathena raises $12 million Series A – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Dathena, a Singapore-based company that provides AI-based data protection and privacy solutions, announced it has raised a $12 million Series A. Part of the funding will be used to expand Dathena’s co-sell partnership with Microsoft in the United States, which is targeted to Azure Cloud and Microsoft 365 customers who need to comply with…

US Marshals says prisoners’ personal information taken in data breach – TechCrunch

[ad_1] A data breach at the U.S. Marshals Service exposed the personal information of current and former prisoners, has learned. A letter sent to those affected, and obtained by , said the Justice Department notified the U.S. Marshals on December 30, 2019 of a data breach affecting a public-facing server storing personal information on current…

No cookie consent walls — and no, scrolling isn’t consent, says EU data protection body – TechCrunch

[ad_1] You can’t make access to your website’s content dependant on a visitor agreeing that you can process their data — aka a ‘consent cookie wall’. Not if you need to be compliant with European data protection law. That’s the unambiguous message from the European Data Protection Board (EDPB), which has published updated guidelines on…

Otonomo raises $46 million to expand its automotive data marketplace – TechCrunch

[ad_1] New vehicles today can produce a treasure trove of data. Without the proper tools, that data will sit undisturbed, rendering it worthless. A number of companies have sprung up to help automakers manage and use data generated from connected cars. Israeli startup Otonomo is one such player that jumped on the scene in 2015…

Space hacking, iPhone vulnerability, Zoom’s security boom – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Security startups to the rescue. As we continue to ride out the pandemic, security experts are closely monitoring the surge of coronavirus-related cyber threats. Just this week, Google’s Threat Analysis Group, its elite threat hunting unit, says that while the overall number of threats remains largely the same, opportunistic hackers are retooling their efforts…