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US, EU Complete 1st Data Protection Framework Review

U.S. government and European Union officials have concluded the first annual review of a joint framework that governs the transfer and protection of data between the U.S. and EU. The review covered commercial, national security and legal aspects of the Privacy Shield Framework that was established last year, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur …

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NIST Publishes Final Version of Cryptography Standards and Guidelines Document

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has made available the final version of its cryptography standards and guidelines document as part of the agency’s efforts to standardize the development process of the data protection technology. NIST said Thursday the final Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines Development Process document comes after the publication of the …

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Report: Security Expert Uncovers Open Database of Nearly 200M US Voter Records

Texas-based computer security researcher Chris Vickery has discovered online personal data of approximately 191 million registered U.S. voters that he believes have potentially been exposed by a database misconfiguration, CSO Online reported Monday. Steve Ragan writes Vickery found the open repository lists full names of voters and their residential addresses, dates of birth, …

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