Privacy

Where GDPR Goes Next: How Digital Privacy is Taking Over the World (ZDNet)

The extended reach of GDPR has lead to some unexpected outcomes. One example: European internet users looking to visit some US-based news publications may find that they can't view... More

3 Tips to Action Consumer Trust With Data Security, Privacy (Akamai Blog)

High-profile data breaches and increasingly sophisticated security threats are driving smart brands to better manage the mass amounts of consumer data they've spent years collectin... More

Machine Learning and Data Privacy: Contradiction or Partnership? (Digitalist)

The battle for future markets and bigger market shares is in full swing. The world’s most influential companies are in a steady race to develop better automated systems and, in t... More

Do Not Track Act Would Give Users More Power (Decipher)

There’s yet another effort underway in Washington to establish an enforceable Do Not Track system that would provide a one-click mechanism for people to opt out of persistent web... More

GDPR One-Year Anniversary: Data Privacy Still Needs Help (eWeek)

A year after the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation in the European Union on May 25, 2018, the protection and privacy controls of personal data remain hot-butto... More

Data Privacy: Now Comes the Hard Part (Digitally Cognizant Blog)

Our personal data has become currency in the ever expanding digital economy. This shift has become most apparent among tech companies whose business models pivot around the moneti... More

Google to Set Up a European Tech Hub to Deal With Data Privacy (CNBC)

Google will more than double its team of privacy experts in Germany as Europe looks to ramp up regulation of Big Tech and user data. CEO Sundar Pichai announced in a blog post on T... More

California’s New Data Privacy Law Could Change the Internet in the U.S. (CNBC)

The California Consumer Privacy Act will go into effect Jan. 1, 2020, putting greater restrictions around how companies can collect and use data, like Europe’s General Data Prote... More

Facebook Talked Privacy, Google Actually Built It (TechCrunch)

At Google’s I/O, we saw demos from Pichai showing how “our work on privacy and security is never done. And we want to do more to stay ahead of constantly evolving user expectat... More

The Unbelievable Demand for Cybersecurity Workers (OneZero)

The march of technology has created a huge demand for ethical hackers, or “white hats”: people skilled at using computers who can protect our systems and battle those with bad ... More

Mark Zuckerberg Details New ‘Privacy-Focused’ Actions at Embattled Facebook (Billboard)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the company’s annual F8 developer conference Tuesday with more details about his new "privacy-focused" vision for the social network -- in... More

Study: 60 Percent of Privacy Executives Worried About Compliance (Tech Wire Asia)

Consumers are happy that regulators are finally taking charge of data privacy needs and creating laws that force technology companies, financial institutions, and others in the mar... More

Long Live the Password – Even if You Don’t Want It to (Security Intelligence)

The problem with passwords is they do not scale. An individual could have hundreds of passwords while privileged users could have upward of thousands of passwords. Without a system... More

Japan, the Unlikely Hero of Global Data Governance (VentureBeat)

Global data governance is at a crossroads. As the days of a free-wheeling cyberspace in the 1990s and early 2000s seem more and more remote, countries are increasingly taking steps... More

Google Debuts Policy Intelligence, AI for Cloud Governance (VentureBeat)

Google Cloud today introduced Policy Intelligence in beta, a series of AI-powered features designed to suggest actions by administrators aimed at improving security for organizatio... More

Is the EU’s New Copyright Directive Too Complex to Work? ([email protected])

After two years in the making, the European Parliament on March 26 passed a sweeping copyright directive that could have a major impact on big technology companies. The European Pa... More

Apple Promises Customers a Safer Digital World – for a Price (CNN Business)

For years, Apple has gone after the luxury market with its hardware products. Now, its latest luxury offering isn't a gold smartwatch or a nearly $1,500 iPhone, but a safer digital... More

Google Streamlines Two-Step Verification With Security Keys (Engadget)

Google just made it easier to lock down your account if you're a G Suite user. The internet giant is trotting out a series of updates for two-step verification, starting with the i... More

The Piracy Wars are Over – Let’s Talk About Data Incumbency (Wired)

Sometime in March or April, the European Parliament will vote on a set of major changes to European copyright law, including the creation of taxes on links and mandatory filtering ... More

5G Means You’ll Have to Say Goodbye to Your Location Privacy (Fast Company)

5G is such a technologically important leap forward–without it the future smart cities we dream about where everything is connected simply wouldn’t be possible. However, there ... More