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Study: Consumers prefer biometric verification
Research by the Chief Marketing Officer Council found 44% of consumers favor biometrics for authentication over other methods, Biometric Update reports. Thirty-four percent of the 2,000 consumers surveyed prefer biometrics if the system is secure, while 10% prefer passwords or other methods of authe...
CNPD releases 2020 Activity Report
Luxembourg’s National Commission for Data Protection released its 2020 Activity Report. The CNPD said there were 655 written requests for information, compared to 708 in 2019, with a large number of requests concerning data subjects’ right to access and erase personal data. “These requests demonstra...
Dental data breach impacts 125K patients
A data breach of a dental administrative network potentially compromised the data and personal health information of 125,760 U.S. dental patients in 10 states, InfoSecurity Magazine reports. The system's data and email was accessed through a phishing scam by a bad actor at the end of March 2021, tho...