In an unprecedented move, China has taken decisive action against personal data breaches, closing a staggering number of cases while also unveiling draft laws to regulate facial recognition technology. Over the past three years, Chinese law enforcement has effectively shut down 36,000 instances of personal data violations, leading to the detention of 64,000 suspects, as per the Ministry of Public Security. These efforts are part of a broader initiative launched in 2020 to govern online activities, resulting in the seizure of more than 30 million SIM cards and 300 million “illegal” internet accounts.
In a strategic move to enhance cybersecurity, Japan’s prominent technology players, including KDDI Corporation, KDDI Research, Inc., Fujitsu Limited, NEC Corporation, and Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. (MRI), have joined forces to initiate a groundbreaking endeavor. The project, set to commence on August 1, 2023, entails a series of trials investigating the integration of a Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) into the realm of communication, encompassing 5G and LTE network equipment.
Vonage, a leading global provider of cloud communications solutions for businesses’ digital transformation, has introduced the Vonage Protection Suite, a comprehensive lineup of counter-fraud products and solutions aimed at safeguarding against the ever-evolving threats of online fraud and cyberattacks. The suite empowers developers and businesses to create robust counter-fraud measures, offering a unique level of customer control in managing communications.
The Biden administration is set to launch a groundbreaking initiative today, introducing a new cybersecurity label for smart devices that aims to bolster security standards and protect consumers from potential threats. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Jessica Rosenworcel revealed the label, called the US Cyber Trust Mark, during a press briefing. The Cyber Trust Mark will signify that devices bearing it meet stringent security criteria based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) report.
A fresh structure designed to secure EU data housed in the US has been implemented, but disputes persist surrounding the safety of EU data during transatlantic transfers. While the EU sees the potential of unwarranted surveillance by US security forces, the US finds it challenging to alleviate these suspicions. Despite concerns raised by privacy activists, notable tech powerhouses like Facebook are in favor of this framework, thinking it’ll protect essential goods and services. This leaves a potent question around the future of data protection lingering in the air.
Telefónica Tech expands its global Cyber Security and Cloud operations with a new Digital Operations Center in Bogotá, offering extended support hours and further strengthening its worldwide presence with skilled experts. As a technology benchmark, the move highlights the growing importance of data security in digital transformation.
Nord Security partners with Intelisys, enabling their community to access comprehensive cybersecurity solutions for businesses and consumers, as companies adapt to the changing landscape of network protection amid the rise in remote work.
Spectrum Enterprise, a division of Charter Communications, Inc., has introduced Secure Access with Cisco Duo and Cloud Security with Cisco+ Secure Connect to its cybersecurity product portfolio. These…
According to Cisco’s first-ever Cybersecurity Readiness Index, just 15% of global organizations are rated to have the ‘Mature’ level of preparation required to be resistant to current cybersecurity…
ESET, a multinational cybersecurity company, has introduced a new suite of solutions for the telecom and ISP industries, with the goal of providing consumers with comprehensive protection. The…