VU raises $12M to remove cybersecurity friction from digital experiences – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes Pretty soon, people won’t have to provide a fingerprint or a driver’s license to prove their identity — if VU has its way. The Argentina-based fraud and identity protection company announced $12 million in Series B funding Monday from backers including software developer, Globant, as well as Agrega Partners, NXTP Ventures, Bridge One, the IDB … Read more

German government bodies urged to remove their Facebook Pages before next year – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 18 minutes Germany’s federal information commissioner has run out of patience with Facebook. Last month, Ulrich Kelber wrote to government agencies “strongly recommend[ing]” they to close down their official Facebook Pages because of ongoing data protection compliance problems and the tech giant’s failure to fix the issue. In the letter, Kelber warns the government bodies that he … Read more