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FTC charges Twitter with using account security data to sell targeted ads

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is acting against Twitter for deceptively using information gathered to ensure user account security for targeted advertising. Under the proposed order, Twitter must pay a US$150 million penalty and is banned from profiting from the deceptively collected data. In addition, it must satisfy a number of other conditions. According […]

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Technologies Useful In the Pandemic Are Challenging Privacy Now

Your company likely made many quick decisions back in March 2020. As an IT leader, you provided the tools employees needed to stay productive while working remotely. It had to happen now or sooner. Your team made it possible for the business to continue moving forward during the pandemic. It was not easy. But you […]

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5 Ways to Determine if you do Cybersecurity or Cybersecurity Theater

For a sentient species, humans, in general, have curious ideas when it comes to reckoning and responding to risk. For example, studies show using seat belts when driving in automobiles save lives. Studies also show when cyclists use helmets more cyclists’ lives are saved. This research drives prolific seat belt and helmet use among auto […]

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