2020 wasn’t a comfortable year for business. Companies worldwide switched to remote working and had to adapt to the new (online) environment. With this transition came an increase in cybercrime issues and data breaches. In the first half of 2020, data breaches exposed 36 billion records. And 58% of them involved the personal data of […]
California recently passed Proposition 24, a landmark data privacy referendum that expands privacy protections in the world’s fifth-largest economy. Starting in 2023, the nation’s most comprehensive privacy regulations will protect nearly 40 million people and govern $3.2 trillion in economic output. Prop 24 will ripple across America, which still lacks a national privacy law. Most […]
Personal data is the raw material that fuels a significant proportion of business operations. A few examples include credit card scoring based on collated personal data from various sources, calculation of premiums based on past driving habits, or the use of online tracking to build complete profiles of individuals and then targeting them with personalized […]
Data breaches are happening at an alarming rate. The first half of 2019 saw 4.1 billion compromised records, with the business sector accounting for 67% of the reported breaches and 84.6% of exposed records. People are starting to take the protection of their own digital identities more seriously. According to a recent privacy survey, 81% […]
With constant technological evolution making it increasingly challenging to keep prying hands and eyes out of one’s online business, it is hardly surprising that the race towards VPN software has mounted up over the years. This works just as well for marketers as the market has witnessed an influx of VPN apps, all claiming the […]
Thanks to the prevalence of bring-your-own-device programs and increasing reliance on mobile work, the need for high-quality mobile device management is higher than ever. To meet this demand, company leaders must understand what comprises a good Mobile Device Management (MDM) strategy and a 4-step guide to mobile device management — how to implement one effectively. Today’s […]
The transition into the era of electronic health records and health wearables has resulted in a plethora of electronic patient information including dates of birth, home addresses, social security records, insurance details and medical data. This data is highly desirable on the black market. But there are ways to prevent the risk for fraud. I recently […]
The app collects enough info to pinpoint user locations, though it says it doesn’t use it.
It can check out any time you want, but it can never leave.
It would include a 30-day clock for reporting data breaches
We find your lack of transparency … disturbing.
The lure of mining your data is too much to resist.
Symantec researchers sound the alarm.
Travis Kalanick has some ‘splainin to do.
End-to-end encryption protects messages from snooping.
It’s not privacy users value most, said CEO
One word: Ads.
It’s easy, but not exactly obvious.
A Guardian report ignites a privacy firestorm.