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Dutch pass ‘tapping’ law, intelligence agencies may gather data en masse

The Dutch Senate passed a law early on Wednesday giving intelligence agencies broad new surveillance and other powers, including the ability to gather data from large groups of people at once.

Source: Dutch pass ‘tapping’ law, intelligence agencies may gather data en masse

UN survey finds cybersecurity gaps everywhere except Singapore

Singapore has a near-perfect approach to cybersecurity, but many other rich countries have holes in their defenses and some poorer countries are showing them how it should be done, a U.N. survey showed on Wednesday.

Source: U.N. survey finds cybersecurity gaps everywhere except Singapore | Reuters

On Encryption, Archiving, and Accountability

“As Elites Switch to Texting, Watchdogs Fear Loss of Accountability“, says a headline in today’s New York Times. The story describes a rising concern among rule enforcers and compliance officers: Secure messaging apps like WhatsApp, Signal and Confide are making inroads among lawmakers, corporate executives and other prominent communicators.

Source: On Encryption, Archiving, and Accountability

What Anthem’s Settlement Reveals About Future Data Breach Suits

Anthem’s decision to pay $115 million to settle a class action suit brought as a result of the 2015 data breach affecting 78 million people could lead to new questions about cybersecurity negligence.

Source: What Anthem’s Settlement Reveals About Future Data Breach Suits – WSJ

FBI: 2016 Losses to Cybercrime Exceeded $1.3 Billion

Not exactly chump change, huh? Cybercrime is big business and the recently issued FBI 2016 Internet Crime Report makes that clear. The report examines the most prevalent and most damaging forms of cybercrimes today – business email compromise (BEC), ransomware, tech support fraud, and extortion.

Source: FBI: 2016 Losses to Cybercrime Exceeded $1.3 Billion

Importance of AI, data in law enforcement suggests growing tension with privacy

Security experts believe machine learning and artificial intelligence are critical in combating crime, but the associated need for data access is likely to escalate concerns about privacy.

Source: Importance of AI, data in law enforcement suggests growing tension with privacy | ZDNet

Data protection is a team sport: Benchmark data tells the story

This is the second article in a series on establishing program metrics and benchmarking your privacy incident-management program. By explanation: Radar, Inc., provides purpose-built decision-support software designed to guide users through a consistent, defensible process for incident management and risk assessment.

Source: Data protection is a team sport: Benchmark data tells the story

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