Data protection

EDPB & EDPS adopt joint opinions on new sets of SCCs

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 10:00pm

The EDPB and EDPS have adopted joint opinions on two sets of contractual clauses (SCCs).

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  • The EDPB and EDPS have adopted joint opinions on two sets of contractual clauses (SCCs).
  • One opinion on the SCCs for contracts between controllers and processors and one on the SCCs for the transfer of personal data to third countries.
  • Andrea Jelinek, Chair of the EDPB, said: The EDPB and EDPS welcome the controller-processor SCCs as a single, strong and EU-wide accountability tool that will facilitate compliance with the provisions under both the GDPR and the EUDPR.
  • Moreover, we hope these SCCs will ensure further harmonisation and legal certainty for individuals and their personal data.
  • In general, the EDPB and the EDPS are of the opinion that the draft SCCs present a reinforced level of protection for data subjects.
  • In particular, the EDPB and the EDPS welcome the specific provisions intended to address some of the main issues identified in the Schrems II judgment.
  • In addition, the SCCs should include a clear distribution of roles and of the liability regime between the parties.

CES 2021 Taiwanese Startup FiduciaEdge Technologies Develops Edge Security Solution for a Secure Edge Computing Environment

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 5:52am

With FiduciaEdges solutions, the vulnerable edge computing landscape can be transformed into a trusted/confidential environment with ease.

Key Points: 
  • With FiduciaEdges solutions, the vulnerable edge computing landscape can be transformed into a trusted/confidential environment with ease.
  • FiduciaEdge offers a trusted solution that enhances the security level of edge devices and entire AIoT networks.
  • FiduciaEdges software-based solutions, the "Trusted/Confidential Edge Computing Solutions", ensure information security and user privacy in the 5G/AIoT era.
  • In addition to enhancing security in the edge computing landscape, FiduciaEdges confidential edge computing solution also protects the privacy of user datasets and AI algorithms at the source.

We Search For You, Inc. Hires David F. Wiley as Chief Technology Officer

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 5:00am

Wiley held multiple roles such as CTO, Security Officer, and Senior Software Engineer.

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  • Wiley held multiple roles such as CTO, Security Officer, and Senior Software Engineer.
  • Wiley was instrumental as the Cyber Security Officer to establish the security management system and obtain a HIPPA certification for the previous establishment.
  • Celia Rivera, CEO of We Search For You, Inc., said, "We're very excited to have David on board.
  • I am excited that We Search For You, Inc. is open to applying new AI and MI technology to the life status arena.

CI Security Adds Chief Revenue Officer & Vice President of Security Operations to Fuel Growth

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 8:42pm

CI Security is quickly becoming the go-to resource for cyber security services and solutions in the market.

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  • CI Security is quickly becoming the go-to resource for cyber security services and solutions in the market.
  • In 2020, CI saw impressive growth as customers responded to the Critical Insight Security Program, that includes packaged offerings to better fit customer needs.
  • Im proud to be leading a mission-driven team that hunts for threats around-the-clock to catch cyber criminals, said Kristoffer Turner, VP of Security Operations for CI Security.
  • CI Security helps customers gain critical insight into their security posture through the MDR platform and Information Security consulting services.

Securiti CEO Invited to Present at IAPP KnowledgeNet Event

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 2:01pm

Securiti , the leader in AI-powered Data Privacy and Security, announced today that its CEO Rehan Jalil has been invited to present on an expert panel at the IAPP KnowledgeNet event organized by the organizations San Francisco chapter on Jan. 21.

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  • Securiti , the leader in AI-powered Data Privacy and Security, announced today that its CEO Rehan Jalil has been invited to present on an expert panel at the IAPP KnowledgeNet event organized by the organizations San Francisco chapter on Jan. 21.
  • Securiti recently received the prestigious annual IAPP Innovation Award for its contributions to data privacy and protection.
  • Rehan Jalil, President and CEO of Securiti, is an expert in data privacy, data protection and global privacy regulations.
  • Previously, he was SVP and General Manager for Cloud Security at Symantec, following its acquisition of Bluecoat, where he was the CEO of the Elastica business.

RangeForce Announces Training Partnership with International Consortium of Minority Cyber Professionals

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 2:01pm

RangeForce , the company that is revolutionizing cybersecurity training, today announced a partnership with the International Consortium of Minority Cyber Professionals (ICMCP) to help minority cybersecurity students and professionals advance their careers.

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  • RangeForce , the company that is revolutionizing cybersecurity training, today announced a partnership with the International Consortium of Minority Cyber Professionals (ICMCP) to help minority cybersecurity students and professionals advance their careers.
  • The current shortage of cyber security professionals is a classic chicken and egg scenario, said ICMCP President Larry Whiteside.
  • Without training we cant fill open positions, yet many future professionals cant access the resources to acquire the skills employers want.
  • The International Consortium of Minority Cyber Professionals (ICMCP) was created as a 501(c)3 non-profit association dedicated to the academic and professional success of minority cybersecurity students and professionals.

CES 2021 Taiwanese startup FiduciaEdge Technologies develops Edge security solution for a secure edge computing environment

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 7:05am

With FiduciaEdge's solutions, the vulnerable edge computing landscape can be transformed into a trusted/confidential environment with ease.

Key Points: 
  • With FiduciaEdge's solutions, the vulnerable edge computing landscape can be transformed into a trusted/confidential environment with ease.
  • FiduciaEdge offers a trusted solution that enhances the security level of edge devices and entire AIoT networks.
  • FiduciaEdge's software-based solutions, the "Trusted/Confidential Edge Computing Solutions", ensure information security and user privacy in the 5G/AIoT era.
  • In addition to enhancing security in the edge computing landscape, FiduciaEdge's confidential edge computing solution also protects the privacy of user datasets and AI algorithms at the source.

Bandwidth Welcomes Brandon Asbill as General Counsel

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 9:30pm

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bandwidth (NASDAQ: BAND), a leading enterprise cloud communications company, announced today that Brandon Asbill has joined the company as General Counsel, effective January 18, 2021.

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  • RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bandwidth (NASDAQ: BAND), a leading enterprise cloud communications company, announced today that Brandon Asbill has joined the company as General Counsel, effective January 18, 2021.
  • Asbill brings more than 20 years of broad legal experience to Bandwidth, including corporate governance, securities matters, complex negotiations, data privacy and security, compliance and intellectual property portfolio management.
  • Most recently he spent 12 years with Red Hat, where he served as Vice President & Assistant General Counsel.
  • Asbill also oversaw the global implementation of Red Hat's GDPR compliance efforts, which spanned almost 20 business functions across the company.

CYDERES delivers Continuous Security Intelligence with SOC Prime

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 8:04pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --CYDERES, the Security-as-a-Service division of Fishtech Group and a Top 25 MSSP, today announced a partnership with SOC Prime, the leader in Continuous Security Intelligence, to bring SOC Prime detection content to all CYDERES managed security customers.

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  • KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --CYDERES, the Security-as-a-Service division of Fishtech Group and a Top 25 MSSP, today announced a partnership with SOC Prime, the leader in Continuous Security Intelligence, to bring SOC Prime detection content to all CYDERES managed security customers.
  • Through the partnership, CYDERES customers benefit immediately from the SOC Prime Threat Detection Marketplace, the largest SaaS threat detection content platform in the world used by more than 12,000 security practitioners from 6,000-plus companies.
  • With immediate access to all of SOC Primes premium content, CYDERES clients can now expect even higher levels of security detection and response.
  • CYDERES customers will start to see the SOC Prime content available and in action immediately with broader customization through 2021.

Intelligent Waves Awarded USAF’s Advanced Battle Management Systems (ABMS) ID/IQ with $950 Million Contract Ceiling

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 5:20pm

This contract is part of a multiple award multi-level security effort to provide development and operation of systems as a unified force across all domains (air, land, sea, space, cyber, and electromagnetic spectrum) in an open architecture family of systems that enables capabilities via multiple integrated platforms.

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  • This contract is part of a multiple award multi-level security effort to provide development and operation of systems as a unified force across all domains (air, land, sea, space, cyber, and electromagnetic spectrum) in an open architecture family of systems that enables capabilities via multiple integrated platforms.
  • Marqus Hutchinson , IWs Chief Technology Officer, commented, Intelligent Waves is excited to help support the critical mission of USAFs Advanced Battle Management Systems (ABMS).
  • Intelligent Waves LLC is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB).
  • The business provides enterprise systems engineering, cloud computing and managed services, cyber and security architecture, mobility, operations, and intelligence analytics.