GDPR Drives Changes, but Privacy by Design Proves Elusive

GDPR Drives Changes, but Privacy by Design Proves Elusive

One year later, the EU mandate’s biggest impact has been to focus more attention on data protection and privacy, security analysts say. In the year…

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Tech Killed Privacy. Can Tech Take It Back?

Tech Killed Privacy. Can Tech Take It Back?

The last few technology conferences I have attended have been filled with talk about “tech lash.” People feel trapped by the tech companies that hoard…

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Privacy as a Privilege The Flip Side of Tech Advances

Privacy as a Privilege: The Flip Side of Tech Advances

Do you ever get this weird feeling that someone is watching you? Well, you could be right. From smart cars and smart homes, every minute…

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LinkedIn Data Found in Unsecured Databases

LinkedIn Data Found in Unsecured Databases

A security researcher identified eight unsecured databases that held “approximately 60 million records of LinkedIn user information.” GDI Foundation, where the security researcher is from, is…

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Russia supports bill to isolate the Internet, promote censorship

Russia supports bill to isolate the Internet, promote censorship

Russia’s lower chamber of parliament has backed a bill which privacy advocates fear could lead to the creation of a censorship system similar to China’s…

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Google could be bankrupting Apple’s privacy promises by handing over iPhone data to the police

Google could be bankrupting Apple’s privacy promises by handing over iPhone data to the police

A New York Times investigation into how Google furnishes law enforcement with phone data exposed one crucial detail – having an iPhone doesn’t stop Google handing…

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Leaked docs show Facebook weaponized user data against competitors, with little regard for privacy

Leaked docs show Facebook weaponized user data against competitors, with little regard for privacy

Amazon, for instance, got extended data access because it was not only spending money on ads but partnering with Facebook on the launch of its…

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Majority of Hotel Websites Leak Guest Booking Info

Majority of Hotel Websites Leak Guest Booking Info

Third parties such as ad, search engine, and analytics firms often have access to guest name, address, phone numbers, credit cards and other data, Symantec…

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Privacy a Top Concern in 'Biometric Exit'

Privacy a Top Concern in ‘Biometric Exit’

Despite bipartisan concerns over privacy, most airlines reportedly support the use of facial recognition, and the US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has implemented facial…

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The 11 biggest issues IT faces today

The 11 biggest issues IT faces today

Each year we talk with tech leaders about the biggest problems they’ll face in the near future, and we’re starting to see some subtle and…

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