Intelligent CISO Issue 10 | Page 24

threat updates EUROPE French data protection regulator CNIL issued a fine of €50 million to tech giant Google over data protection concerns. The fine was issued under GDPR rules highlighting a ‘lack of transparency, unsatisfactory information and lack of valid consent for the personalisation of advertisements’. A spokesperson for Google said: “People expect high standards of transparency and control from us. We’re deeply committed to meeting those expectations and the consent requirements of the GDPR. We’re studying the decision to determine our next steps.” GLOBAL Cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt, a Microsoft Regional Director, outlined details of the largest ever database of breached login details leaked on the Dark Web. Collection #1 is a set of email addresses and passwords made up of a number of different individual data breaches from thousands of different sources. On his blog, Hunt wrote that there were 772,904,991 unique email addresses listed and 21,222,975 unique passwords. 24 Issue 10 |