FTC releases new video to help keep your small business safe from fraud

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a new video to help keep your small business safe from fraud. This is another video in a series of videos from the FTC Protecting Small Businesses playlist.

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5 Good Cybersecurity Lessons Learned From FTC Law Enforcement Actions

Several years ago, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a good video that is still highly relevent today. The video explains how companies can leverage NIST's Cybersecurity Framework to greatly improve security in their organization. In this article, we highlight the five key tenants from the framework and how they could have possibly prevented FTC action and penalties.

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French data protection watchdog fines Google $57M for GDPR violations

French data protection watch dog and data privacy agency, CNIL, has imposed nearly a $57 million fine against Google for violating GDPR privacy rules. This is the first time GDPR-related penalties have been imposed against a large U.S. technology company since GDPR was first made into law last year.

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WordPress GDPR compliance plugin vulnerability exploited

Critical vulnerabilities in a popular WordPress GDPR Compliance plugin was being exploited in the wild by hackers. WordPress since released version 1.4.3 that patched the critical flaws.

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Introduction to Information Security: 11 Key Takeaways

In case you missed it, the National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) published a new guideline "An Introduction to Information Security" for individuals looking to get a better understanding of introductory information security best practices.

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