News

IT’S THE LAW (12/14/2021)

A German court has ruled sharing IP addresses with US-based servers for cookie consent is unlawful under Schrems II. The Wielsbaden Administrative Court found that a German university using a cookie preference service that shared IP addresses of end users with a company headquartered in the US was in violation because users could be identified by using the IP addresses and a key that is stored in the user’s browser.

More News

Previous Article

Ransomware attacks now viewed as national security concern, according to US and allies

December 14, 2021

The US and allies have elevated concerns about cybercriminals to the level of national security. This week, the US Cyber Command’s top general confirmed the military in cooperation with law enforcement is tracking ransomware groups. Canada imposed similar measures, and Ireland stepped up its activities following cyberattacks that disrupted healthcare in the country. Concerns have grown as infrastructure that promotes critical services, such as healthcare and pipelines, have been targeted.

CDPI Privacy Newsletter
Featured Article

Three-Quarters of Companies See AI/ML As Important Revenue Drivers: SambaNova Report

January 24, 2022

Do you miss those innocent days when every product announcement breathlessly reported the new system or feature was “AI-based”? If so, here’s a whiff of remembrance from AI infrastructure provider SambaNova Systems, who found that 78% of large companies rate AI and Machine Learning as important revenue drivers. Yet even they have a curiously mixed attitude, citing (in their press release) a NewVantage Partners study that found only a quarter of top companies have scaled AI/ML across their organization.

CDPI Newsletter