data security

China Data Security Law bars online companies with 1 million users

China has made a new amendment to its data security law that will bar companies with over 1 million users from publicly listing themselves on foreign soil-if they do not pass all the acts in the Cybersecurity review law In simple words, online companies that have over one million users should go through a data […]

What is GLBA Compliance related to Data Security

According to the Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA) of 1999, all financial institutions and those in lending stream should follow certain rules that help protect customer’s sensitive data. At the same time, they should maintain transparency while sharing information with other institutions and should evaluate their data security & protection practices from time to time […]

Poland drops Gene Project over Chinese Data Security concerns

Poland has taken a stringent decision by dropping a Chinese firm from leading its gene mapping project, and this news piece was published in renowned US news resource Reuters. When sources from Cybersecurity Insiders tried to dig into the facts, all that was reported was confirmed to be a fact to a certain extent. Going […]

China passes new automobile data security law

China has made some amendments to the existing laws and passed a new document that discloses several provisions on how automobile companies need to collect their user data as per the stated stipulations. According to a media update released by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) the new law called the Personal Information Protection Law(PIPL) […]

Digital Guardian Delivers Enterprise Data Loss Prevention for Microsoft Teams

Data protection company delivers deep visibility into – and flexible controls over – Microsoft’s enterprise collaboration platform to reduce the risk of sensitive data loss   Digital Guardian, a leader in data loss prevention (DLP) and managed detection and response (MDR), today announced the availability of its endpoint DLP visibility and security controls for Microsoft […]

US Payment Processing System gets new data security rules

As per the new law that will come into effect from June 30th,2021 all financial institutions that are storing deposit account information should store that information in encrypted form for record purposes. The new rule was passed by the National Automated Clearinghouse Association (NACHA), a governing body of ACH Network that keeps a tab of […]

China new data security law twists arms of Tech giants

China has established a new set of guidelines for tech companies that are dealing with data for business purposes. But the laws are applicable more to the native companies operating in the Republic of China than those operating on foreign shores.   The new Data Security law specifically hits companies that mishandle core state data […]

39% of Healthcare Organizations Suffered Ransomware Attacks in the Cloud in 2020

As a result of a cloud breach, one in four healthcare organization was fined for non-compliance and 1 in 10 was sued, Netwrix study finds.  IRVINE, Calif., February 24, 2021 – Netwrix, a cybersecurity vendor that makes data security easy, today announced findings for the healthcare sector from its global 2021 Netwrix Cloud Data Security Report.   The survey found that […]

Xiaomi collecting Web Browser Data to send to Remote Servers

Xiaomi, the Chinese mobile manufacture is now caught in a new data privacy scandal as reports are in that the web browser data of Xiaomi smartphone users are being sent to remote servers located in Singapore and Russia.   Surprised a bit on why are the phones sending data to servers located in Singapore and […]

Elon Musk destroys his phone regularly due to Data Security Fears

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and the owner of Tesla is reported to have a strange habit of changing his phone every 10-12 months. And sources say that he does it due to Data Security fears that someone might get hold of that device and somehow dig out data which might play havoc in […]

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