Privacy

Contract for Web Can’t Fix Privacy Problems If Security Isn’t Included (Decipher)

The inventor of the World Wide Web wants the Contract for the Web to be a first step towards addressing problems such as misinformation, mass surveillance and censorship online, bu... More

Twitter Launches a Privacy Center to Centralize its Data Protection Efforts (TechCrunch)

Twitter is launching a new resource that aims to serve as the central place for everything related to the company’s efforts around privacy and data protection. The new site, the ... More

3 Things Every CIO Has to Get Right About Identity (Avanade Insights)

The 30,000-foot view of identity and access management (IAM) is crystal clear. As enterprises expand their digital boundaries, the old approaches to protecting data behind firewall... More

Streaming’s Next Big Headache: Data Compliance (THR)

From Disney+ to Harry Potter websites, Hollywood is readying a slew of digital platforms, and California legislation is taking aim at those collecting user info. ... More

Google Will Pay You $1M If You Can Hack Its Phones (Forbes)

Google will match Apple in how much it will pay researchers who discover a hack that allows for remote control of its smartphones. It comes at a time when tech giants are in an arm... More

Winning the Fight Against Deepfakes (Verdict)

As deepfake technology matures, driven by AI, big data and advances in digital manipulation of image and sound, a much more concerning use of the phenomenon is emerging. Deepfake t... More

Microsoft to Extend California Data Privacy Law Across State Lines (CIO Dive)

With the impending Jan. 1, 2020 enactment of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Microsoft is applying the law to every U.S. customer, not just California residents, said J... More

Predictions 2020: Privacy, Data Ethics Bring Marketing to the Boardroom (Forbes)

Since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation went into effect in 2018, the landscape of privacy in marketing has changed considerably, ushering in a major global shift in po... More

How Can Businesses Better Understand Data Privacy Expectations in 2020? (TechWire Asia)

Everyone today cares about data privacy. Regulators are busy formulating significant laws to ensure that businesses pay close attention to the issue. While privacy is partly a data... More

Personalized Marketing Faces New Consumer Privacy Concerns (CPO)

Within the world of digital marketing, one of the hottest trends being embraced by marketers both small and large is personalized marketing. The idea is simple: customers will be m... More

GDPR Fines Were Meant to Rock the Data Privacy World – They Haven’t (Wired UK)

When it launched, Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became bigger than Beyoncé. Since then some of the hype around the data law has waned, but there's still one t... More

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Mobilizes in Support of Facial Recognition Technology (CPO)

Clearly alarmed by shifting public perceptions about facial recognition technology and the potential for state and local governments to impose an outright ban on the use of such te... More

Are Organizations Considering IoT Data Privacy? (Tech HQ)

IoT is already helping businesses reduce production time and increase productivity. But, as deployment increases in consumer-facing applications businesses must seriously consider ... More

Can AI, Blockchain be Used in Fight Against Deepfake? (IA)

Deepfakes are hitting the news with more frequency, what is the fix? Can AI and blockchain be used in the fight against deepfake? ... More

Instagram Is Giving Users More Control Over Their Privacy (Forbes)

Instagram is giving its users a little more control over their privacy, particularly when it comes to third-party apps you connect to the service. You'll have an easier way to mana... More

As GDPR Rocks the EU Ad-Tech World, Vendors Must Learn to Adapt (Adweek)

Since May 2018, General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) have been enforceable across the EU, with ad-tech companies both big and small now facing fundamental questions over thei... More

Andrew Yang Proposes Digital Data Should Be Treated Like a Property Right (Forbes)

U.S. presidential candidate Andrew Yang is the latest Democratic contestant with a plan for changing the nation’s data privacy laws, suggesting that online data should be conside... More

Implementing Privacy on Social Media (Forbes)

October is National Cyber Security Awareness month or NCSAM. During NCSAM, cybersecurity professionals share their insight with laypeople in addition to business. This insight help... More

Google Rolls Out Updated Privacy Tools for YouTube (Billboard)

Google is rolling out more tools for users to control their privacy settings. Now, YouTube users will be able to set their search and viewing histories to auto-delete after a set p... More

Why It’s Time to Take Your Documents Digital (IT Pro)

Paper workflows can have serious implications for data processing and legal security.... More