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EU-US Data Transfers: The Sun Rises on a New Metaphor

In October 2015 the European Court of Justice invalidated the Safe Harbor principles agreed to by the US and the European Union (EU) that facilitated the transfer of data of EU citizens to the US. On February 2, 2016 the EU announced that an agreement in principle had been reached to replace the Safe Harbor with a new “EU-US Privacy Shield”. We don’t have an actual agreement though. Here is what we know so far.

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The Biggest Cyber Threat Today

Phishing. A very strong argument can be made that phishing (including its variants clone phishing, spear phishing, whaling, and smishing) is the most important cyber threat facing companies and individuals today. What Is Phishing? For the uninitiated, phishing...

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Hospitals + Pagers = Cyber Risk

Remember pagers? Those little devices about the size of a pack of playing cards that used to be cool to wear on your belt back in the 80s? You could get short messages on them, usually telling you to call a number, and which then set in motion the search for (cue the Wayback Machine) a pay phone.

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Oh No, Not Another Cyber Blog

I wouldn’t blame you if that was your reaction when you first saw or heard about this blog. With so many excellent blogs focused on cyber issues today, does the world really need another one? I think there is room for one more. There are lots of great blogs that cover...

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