Internet users in the European Union can ask Google and other search engines to remove certain sensitive information from Internet search results, Europe's highest court ruled on May 13. ENISA praised the "landmark decision" on privacy.
The UK Information Commissioner's Office says that neglecting to keep software security up to date and failing to encrypt online communications are among the top cybersecurity vulnerabilities at government and private-sector organizations.
To address new features and new threats, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has revised its guidance for transport layer protocol. Learn about the recommendations for protecting data during transmission.
Police have withdrawn their allegation that a man arrested for fraud in Georgetown, Texas, also may have been involved in the Target Corp. data breach last December that impacted millions of customers.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, FireEye has announced plans to acquire nPulse Technologies, which offers a network forensics solution, while CA Technologies joins the FIDO Alliance, which is developing authentication standards.
Banking institutions that are considering whether to accept virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, must consider the risks involved, including money-laundering. Learn about the very latest Bitcoin developments.
Microsoft has issued a fix for the Internet Explorer bug, including an update for Windows XP users. The update repairs a vulnerability in the browser that could allow hackers to gain control of a user's computer.