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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