SolarWinds compromise focuses new attention on trust in vendor supply chain

Solarwinds

Software vendors, like other types of organizations, may in fact be worthy of customers’ trust, but it is at least a semantic mistake for any buyer to say they trust software.

Repeal of planned FCC privacy rules leave ISPs largely unregulated

FCC-FTC Privacy

Internet service providers have few practical restrictions on how they handle their customers’ information and are subject to substantially fewer regulations than web content providers, e-commerce companies, and technology firms whose users rely on those same ISPs.

Tax season means it’s time to watch out for W-2 scams

W-2 phishing

Perhaps harder to understand is why so many of these emails make it through to their recipients, whether or not the recipients actually fall for the scam.