The past six months we have witnessed an un-paralleled level of questionable business practices resulting from data breaches. As trusted brands, Uber as well as Equifax and others, who have been entrusted with significant amounts of personal data have failed the American public. The breach missteps and follies only continue. Each time most within the security and privacy communities have rolled our eyes in disbelieve.
By some accounts, there are more than 200 variants of ad-blocking solutions, many of which utilize whitelisting that allows certain ads through when they adhere to specific rules. While an ad blocker that doesn’t block all ads may sound like an oxymoron, I argue that whitelisting may be critical for the long-term sustainability of ad-supported services.
OTA Joins coalition submitting comments to the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) to Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity highlighting the need for vulnerability reporting mechanisms. Read more>
I would like to share exciting news. Today OTA has announced it has joined forces with the Internet Society (ISOC) and will operate as a key ISOC initiative effective May 1, 2017. ISOC is a global non-profit with the mission to promote the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world
The vote to repeal FCC broadband privacy controls is a sad day for consumers, businesses and the United States. While the rest of the world is increasingly recognizing privacy as a basic human right, Congress has failed the U.S.
We are entering a new era for global insurers, where business interruption claims are no longer confined to a limited geography, but can simultaneously impact seemingly disconnected insureds globally. This creates new forms of systemic risks that could threaten the solvency of major insurers if they do not understand the silent and affirmative cyber risks inherent in their portfolios.