Apple has scrapped plans to ship a controversial child pornography protection tool for iCloud Photos, a concession to privacy rights advocates who warned it could have been used for government surveillance.
TikTok was hit Wednesday with a pair of lawsuits from the US state of Indiana, which accused it of making false claims about the Chinese-owned app’s safety for children.
Apple on Wednesday announced plans to beef up data security protections on its flagship devices with the addition of new encryption tools for iCloud backups and a feature to help users verify identities in the Messages app.
Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has shared technical details on an Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability exploited in attacks by North Korean hacking group APT37.
The U.S. government’s mandates around the creation and delivery of SBOMs (software bill of materials) to help mitigate supply chain attacks has run into strong objections from big-name technology vendors.
High-flying security compliance and automation startup Drata continues to attract major venture capital investor interest, banking $200 million in Series C funding that values the company north of $2 billion.
Ireland-based Vaultree announced on Wednesday that it has raised $12.8 million in Series A funding for its data-in-use encryption technology.
Balance Theory, a seed-stage startup working on technology to help security teams collaborate and manage data flows securely, has closed a $3 million funding round.
The Columbia, Maryland-based Balance Theory said the early-stage investment was led by DataTribe with participation from TEDCO.