On Tuesday, June 30, The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) formally declared Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE as national security threats to the U.S. The move will officially bar telecoms companies from using billions of federal subsidies to...
Password-management service 1Password will be tapping Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) for its new breach reporting service for companies, said Venture Beat. It will help employers identify employee accounts that have been compromised. 1Password’s project was conceived after businesses across...
Seattle-based data privacy startup company Integris Software was recently acquired by Atlanta-based unicorn startup data privacy firm OneTrust. The latter bought Integris Software for its artificial intelligence (AI) technology for $3 million. Founded in 2016, Integris Software provides data privacy...
In partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), cloud solutions firm ORock Technologies unveiled a cutting-edge storage system that doesn’t require data engrees fees. Virginia-based company ORock Technologies announced a suite of cloud storage as a service solution to provide reliable...
Some users have alleged that Microsoft’s newest browser is pilfering their data from Google Chrome, said ZDNet. Chris Matyzczyk from ZDNet investigated the incidents in an attempt to know the truth behind these reports. Matyzczyk noted “disturbing allegations” by a...
Nearly a month after the Brazilian presidential leak on president Jair Bolsonaro, federal police in the country revealed its findings surrounding the incident. Despite their ongoing investigation, advances have been made and there have already been searches conducted at suspects’...
Asian media firm E27 has become the latest organisation to fall victim to a cyberattack. According to Bleeping Computer, hackers are currently demanding for a small "donation" to provide information on the vulnerabilities they have used in the attack. On...
Scientific data analytics company Dotmatics recently acquired bioresearch firm BioBright, said BusinessWire. This move was taken by Dotmatics to further develop its automation for laboratory data processes and research. Dotmatics chose BioBright for its focus on laboratory data flow automation,...
Data warehouse maker SQream Technologies added a new list of investors in its recent Series B+ funding worth almost $40 million. The company, which capitalizes on database analytics platform, said it didn’t plan on ‘fundraising’ but as offers turn up,...
Personal data of over 100,000 social media influencers have been compromised and partially leaked following a breach impacting the next generation social marketing platform Preen.Me. In a report published Wednesday, data breaches and vulnerability intelligence firm Risk Based Security revealed...
Google announced Wednesday, June 24, 2020, its data technology and policy changes in a blog post. Chief executive officer Sundar Pichai penned the post, announcing the company’s plans to provide more users control by auto-deleting their information after 18...
Despite the numerous cybersecurity threats and attacks this pandemic, only 31 percent of Americans showed concern over data security, according to a report from Unisys Security. Concerns about Internet hacking, security, and computer viruses, has dropped since 2019, dubbed as...
Research and consulting firm Frost & Suvillan is alleged to have suffered from a breach after a folder containing data of the firm’s employees and clients were found on sale on a hacker forum. In a report, Bleeping Computer said...
Germany’s Federal Court of Justice recently announced its ruling against Facebook’s data collection and usage, said The New York Times. According to the country’s highest court, the social media company abused its dominance to illegally gather data. The decision was...
Social media platform Twitter admits to suffering a serious security incident on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, with the data breach revealing the personal information of its business users. The company has since issued an apology to its clients via...
In the age of cloud storage transition, UK-based storage hardware provider SoftIron claims commoditization of data hardware is as integral as the storing data itself. Given the increasing focus on data storing and processing, the company builds a new system...

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