Privacy

Why Silicon Valley’s Programmers Must Learn to Play Devil’s Advocate With Privacy (Forbes)

Given the Valley’s long history of activism, openness and social good within its engineering ranks compared with Washington’s tradition of secrecy and mission focus, programmer... More

Industrial Cyberattacks See Huge Rise (IT Pro Portal)

Nowadays, hackers are more interested in wreaking havoc, rather than just creating malware that’s going to steal data or conduct some form of espionage. This is according to IBM... More

Scams Offering to Sell Festivals’ Customer Data Highlight Ongoing Battle for Privacy (Billboard)

There's a new grift in town: Email scammers are selling fake attendee lists for major music festivals to marketers.... More

MarkLogic Ensures the Trustworthiness, Reliability of Electronic Records (CDSA)

MarkLogic announced its Title 21 CFR Part 11 compliance for MarkLogic Data Hub Service, which supports leading healthcare, pharmaceutical, and life sciences companies in meeting U.... More

Apple Reminds Us That Behind the AI Revolution Lies an Army of Humans Seeing Our Data (Forbes)

Apple’s concession last week that it relies on an army of human contractors to review a small portion of the recordings from Siri activations reminds us just how much the AI revo... More

Enhance Customer Data Privacy, Digital Trust by Avoiding Dark Patterns (Security Intelligence)

There seems to be a collective sense that we’re all being pressured to divulge more about ourselves online than we really should. Yet few of us are aware how much friction is bei... More

The Wild West Era Has Ended – What’s Next for Data Privacy? (Security Intelligence)

While many have long viewed the digital space as a Wild West, cybersecurity and data breach regulations have existed for more than 15 years. Today, a host of new regulations, stand... More

Deepfakes Pose Increasing Legal, Ethical Issues for Hollywood (THR)

Ultra-realistic manipulation of digital imagery could open up new horizons for filmmaking, but lawmakers are only beginning to grapple with the issues and unanswered questions it p... More

Top 9 Ways Artificial Intelligence Prevents Fraud (Forbes)

Rule-based engines and simple predictive models could identify the majority of fraud attempts in the past, yet they aren’t keeping up with the scale and severity of fraud attempt... More

Why Data Privacy Will Remain a Hot Tech Topic for Those Who Want to Avoid an Orwellian Future (SCMP)

While much has already been written about the increasing number of major data breaches that have occurred in the last few years, what has become painfully obvious recently is that ... More

Why Apple Should Follow Microsoft’s Move to Get Rid of Passwords (TechRepublic)

More companies are considering eliminating passwords altogether, with biometric security surfacing as the new way of authentication. Leading the pack is Apple, one of the first tec... More

Facebook Launches New Plan to Track App Usage Amidst Ongoing Privacy Concerns (CPO)

Just months after its high-profile data privacy scandal involving a program to track app usage of young teens, Facebook is back with another plan to track app usage. According to F... More

Apple’s Masterstroke: Privacy by Design (Digitally Cognizant)

Leave it to Apple to be the game-changer for privacy. The company’s recent announcement that iOS 13 will include single sign-on is a direct hit to the technology sector. Unlike m... More

Circling Closer to a Federal Privacy Law, Congress Has Introduced 7 Privacy Bills This Year (Digiday)

While these individual privacy bills are unlikely to pass into law, they offer a glimpse into what a federal privacy law may cover.... More

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