The Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) has approved the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) a membership, making the UAE entity the first member from an Arab country to be able to build international relationships in the data protection field.
Facebook is set to move more than 1.5 billion users out of reach of a new European privacy law, which would allow regulators to fine companies for data breaches.
Facebook-owned Instagram will soon allow its users to download a copy of all the content they have uploaded on the photo-sharing platform, according to reports.
During the second day of congress hearings, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that he was among the nearly 87 million people whose personal information was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.
Facebook has reportedly suspended 70 accounts, 138 pages and 65 Instagram accounts associated with a “troll factory,” which has been sanctioned by US authorities for fake activism and misleading political posts.
Biometric security, whether fingerprint, facial or iris recognition, is fast emerging as the preferred way to safeguard the data of companies and individuals from threat actors. However, while biometric identification may be less prone to theft and spoofing than passwords, it’s still vulnerable to hacking.
In a recent televised interview with MSNBC and Recode, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked how we would have responded if he was in the shoes of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who is reeling from the Cambridge Analytica fallout.
Saudi Arabia has reportedly announced a new law that criminalises the act of spying on your spouse’s mobile phone illegally and has listed this act under cybercrimes, according to Arab News.
The suspended chief executive of Cambridge Analytica said in a secretly recorded video broadcast on that his UK-based political consultancy’s online campaign has indeed influenced the 2016 US elections.
Facebook was threatened with a fine of up to $125 million on Friday, following allegations that the social media giant …