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On The Wrap this week Volvo intros a new concept car that will pave the way for autonomous vehicles, Facebook enables Safety Check and there's a renewed push for chip and pin for new credit cards.
Microsoft touts new, holistic approach to enterprise security
Microsoft combines the attack protection, detection, and response features built into Windows 10, Office 365, Azure, and the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite
How will Microsoft’s plan to store data in Germany keep it more secure?
The dark side of layered security
Sometimes, layered security can have unintended consequences and even make a company less secure than before
Search and seizure: Why everyone must fear hackers in the cloud
If public clouds are used for attacks on governments, as they surely will be, there's a risk enterprise data will be seized in the investigation too
Self-encrypting drives are hardly any better than software-based encryption
Two researchers demonstrated attacks against self-encrypting drives used in enterprise environments at the Black Hat Europe conference in Amsterdam
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Are vendors on the wrong path where smart plant security is concerned?
Cyber criminals can't wait for enterprises to mainly apply access controls and encryption as their toughest solution for securing smart plants
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Securing big data, a cross-technology challenge
With all this valuable data in a single place, there are many reason why hackers are going after the data lake. Securing big data is a real challenge, but one that needs to be addressed properly
Microsoft to acquire data protection firm Secure Islands
The deal will be used to bolster Microsoft's Azure Rights Management Service
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US must make next move on Safe Harbor
The European Union expects the U.S. to make the next move in negotiating a replacement for the Safe Harbor Agreement.
EU tells US it must make next move on new Safe Harbor deal
Replacing the now-defunct Safe Harbor agreement is urgent, and the US must make the next move in negotiating a new framework for data transfers
ISO 27018 compliance: Here's what you need to know
It's 3AM; do you know where your personally identifiable information is?
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The 4 commandments of basic data security
Year after year, basic protective measures go missing even from big-time e-commerce sites, because someone doesn't know better or doesn't care
Project Loon, Oracle security, Samsung profits - The Wrap
Project Loon takes off in Indonesia, Oracle touts new security measures embedded in silicon and a balloon will take you to the edge of space for a price.
Oracle's Larry Ellison decries poor state of security, says he's fixed it
Ellison claims Oracle's new servers would have stopped Heartbleed in its tracks
7 steps to IoT data security
As Internet of things invades the enterprise, companies need to revamp their approach to protecting data
Snowden espouses data ethics and privacy
As devices become more interconnected and big data reveals more about private lives and daily habits, many wonder what the future holds for privacy
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Microsoft leads the charge to protect user privacy
Silicon Valley, long an enabler of government digital spying, is changing its tune, and Microsoft is at the forefront
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The browser maker might decide to ban SHA-1 digital certificates in July 2016
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