Sound exciting? Probably not, but what some are calling the “most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years” goes into effect this May, and it will have implications for organizations around the globe. What happens in the EU, doesn’t stay in the EU. Two years ago, the European Parliament approved the General Data […]
Major companies like Facebook and Amazon have been using private information – your interests, purchases, age, gender, etc. – to present you with a personalized experience for years. If you share that you like a band on Facebook, you’ll certainly receive ads for that group’s new albums and tour dates. The first time you buy […]
Two options to secure your site against brute force: hiding the login page and using a VPN. Which is safer? How much does each cost? And how much extra time does it take, and how steep is the learning curve?
Most users are aware that HTTPS is a secure protocol that encrypts their communication with a web server. We rely on HTTPS to ensure that unauthorized parties cannot “snoop” on our conversation with a webserver, for example our bank’s website. But HTTPS helps maintain security in another, lesser known way: Authentication. (more…)
A memory leak on some of Cloudflare’s code caused sensitive information to be exposed. Worse yet, some of the exposed information was cached by search engines. Despite all the hype, “cloudbleed” affects a fraction of Cloudflare’s sites. Cloudbleed threat summary The likelihood of a site being affected by Cloudbleed is Low-Medium. The bug caused data leak in 0.00003% […]