It was announced this week that Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter have joined in an open-source initiative that would help consumers transfer data in and out of participating platforms and services. The Data Transfer Project, which is built on Facebook’s tool launched earlier this year, will also reduce the infrastructure burden...

European finance leaders last Sunday expressed their support for global tax rules for the digital economy at the G20 meeting in Argentina. However, this has put the EU at odds with their US counterparts. If the proposal of the European Commission pushes through, US tech giants such as Google, Facebook and...

Microsoft revealed this week that it was able to block a Russian hacker from interfering with the 2018 midterm elections in the US. Tom Burt, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President for Customer Security and Trust, additionally revealed that the hackers attempted to phish three election candidates. However, he said that the scale...

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) announced this week that they are entering a partnership which will focus on conducting cybersecurity exercises and exchange of information on the current threat landscape. The three-year partnership is expected to enhance security threat intelligence...