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Woman says her Amazon device recorded private conversation, sent it out to random contact

By: Gary Horcher

Updated: May 24, 2018 – 9:51 PM

A Portland family contacted Amazon to investigate after they say a private conversation in their home was recorded by Amazon’s Alexa — the voice-controlled smart speaker — and that the recorded audio was sent to the phone of a random person in Seattle, who was in the family’s contact list. 464 more words

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The Ultimate Guide to WordPress and GDPR Compliance – Everything You Need to Know

Last updated on May 22nd, 2018 by Editorial Staff

Are you confused by GDPR, and how it will impact your WordPress site? GDPR, short for General Data Protection Regulation, is a European Union law that you have likely heard about. 2,581 more words

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Trade Shows Are Easy Targets for Foreign Intelligence Breaches

By James Lint
Faculty Member, School of Business, American Military University
Senior Editor for In Cyber Defense and Contributor, In Homeland Security

Trade shows are like playing poker with your competition standing over your shoulder or like a library with no library cards. 962 more words

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What Every Employee Should Know about Data Protection

Posted on May 10, 2018 at 1:50 pm

As an employee, you’re essential to your company’s success. What are you doing to make sure sensitive information stays secure at work? 453 more words

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Hacked by an 11-Year-Old

The Wordfence team recently sponsored and attended WordCamp Atlanta. Instead of doing the usual boring corporate thing with our booth, we decided to host a capture the flag, or CTF contest. 741 more words

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IBM Vs Informatica (2 of 2)

In my last blog, we compared IBM’s Information Server and Informatica’s Power Center based on their scalability. Here is the summary: Big Data and enterprise class data environments need unlimited data scalability to keep pace with data volume growth.

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GDPR is upon us: Are you ready?

by Steve Durbin

With the continued focus on personal information and the privacy rights of individuals, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) officially goes into effect this month and it will certainly have an international reach, affecting any organization that handles the personal data of European Union (EU) residents, regardless of where it is processed. 471 more words

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