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New NIST guidelines: security and privacy recommendations

NIST has published new guidelines relating to security and privacy (I noted recent NIST’s involvement in privacy engineering here ). As many of their documents, new guidelines will be influential for security and privacy engineering.

Source: New NIST guidelines: security and privacy recommendations

Under pressure, Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets

Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West.
Source: http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN19E0XB

The 15 Worst Data Breaches of the 21st Century

It’s not exactly an honor roll that CSO has published , but it sure makes for interesting reading. Hat tip to Dave Ries for sharing the list. As a caveat, the list is based not necessarily on the number of records compromised, but on how much risk or damage the breach caused for companies, insurers and users or account holders.

Source: The 15 Worst Data Breaches of the 21st Century

‘Five Eyes’ wants technology firms to share encrypted data with security agencies

Officials from the United States, Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand will meet next month to discuss plans to press technology firms to share encrypted data with security agencies, Australia’s prime minister said on Tuesday.

Source: ‘Five Eyes’ talks to focus on encryption: Australian PM | Reuters

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