Unlike its competitors, the Backstory security data platform, built on Google’s robust infrastructure, is built to retain and surface even years-old Internet traffic data by default.
A free year of a service like Equifax’s TrustID might feel like adequate identity theft protection. But experts say breach victims need much more than just credit monitoring, “indefinitely.”
In the wake of the Equifax breaches, consumers should get real “control of their credentials,” one privacy expert argues. In the meantime, they can push for incremental changes.
As tech vendors downplay the risk to consumers, security experts explain why the “Vault 7” tranche is “increasing the amount of cyberinsecurity in the world, not decreasing it.”
The Data Security and Breach Notification Act and the Data Security Act would pre-empt arguably stronger state laws and strip the FCC of authority over data security enforcement.
A new book by Council on Foreign Relations member Micah Zenko explains why organizations still struggle with security vulnerabilities—and how “red teaming” promises a fresh start.
The federal agency, however, serves as many consumers’ only safeguard against corporate malfeasance, privacy advocates say.