Archive for the ‘Information Privacy’ Category

What the New NIST Privacy Framework Means to You

Big news is coming when NIST takes the wraps off a new privacy framework. Thanks to the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union, which took full effect in May 2018, privacy is at center stage worldwide. Penalties are being meted out for violations, and organizations of all kinds need to understand and […]

Leave a Comment

How to become a data protection officer

As you might have expected, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has created a spike in demand for data protection and privacy experts. Organisations are desperate to hire people who can guide them towards regulatory compliance and avoid large fines. In this latest blog discover what a DPO’s tasks are and how to become one. For many organizations, this isn’t […]

Leave a Comment

How to write a GDPR data breach notification procedure – with template example

Discover how to write a GDPR data breach notification procedure to help you with your GDPR compliance. Including a free template example. Read now Source: How to write a GDPR data breach notification procedure – with template example – IT Governance Blog Personal data breach notification procedures under the GDPR Organizations must create a procedure […]

Leave a Comment

Secure, Share & Edit All Your Files From Anywhere | Box

Secure File Sharing – 256-bit AES encryption Secure File Sharing: Easily and securely share files—even sensitive or confidential ones—without worry. Source: Secure, Share & Edit All Your Files From Anywhere | Box  Subscribe in a reader

Leave a Comment

Cyberattacks against hospitals increased over 1000% last year

Cyberattacks against hospitals increased over 1000% last year : cybersecurity IICS Delhi Ethical Hacking Digital Forensics services Source: Cyberattacks against hospitals increased over 1000% last year What happens when hackers attack a hospital?  Subscribe in a reader

Leave a Comment

Maker of US border’s license-plate scanning tech ransacked by hacker, blueprints and files dumped online

Perceptics confirms intrusion and theft, stays quiet on details Source: Maker of US border’s license-plate scanning tech ransacked by hacker, blueprints and files dumped online Car Security Security Breach   Digital License Plates: Convenience or Privacy Risk?  Subscribe in a reader

Leave a Comment

Microsoft wants a US privacy law that puts the burden on tech companies

On the first anniversary of #GDPR, Microsoft calls for a similar privacy law in the US that puts the burden on the companies that collect and use sensitive data. Europe’s privacy law went into effect nearly a year ago. It’s time for the US to catch up, the tech giant says. Source: Microsoft wants a […]

Leave a Comment

California is bringing law and order to big data. It could change the internet in the U.S.

   ⚖️ California is bringing law and order to big data ⚖️ California Expands Consumer Privacy Protections | The California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA, gives residents of California the ability to request the data that businesses collect on them, demand that it be deleted, and opt out of having that data sold to third parties, among other things. The state’s […]

Leave a Comment

Google’s location history data shared routinely with police

Law enforcement officials in the US have been routinely mining Google’s location history data for criminal investigations. Source: Google’s location history data shared routinely with police  Subscribe in a reader

Leave a Comment

Discovery of cameras built into airlines’ seats sparks privacy concerns

A viral tweet prompted closer scrutiny. Source: Discovery of cameras built into airlines’ seats sparks privacy concerns   Information Privacy  

Leave a Comment

How WhatsApp Merger With Facebook Messenger Puts Your Privacy At Risk

Information Privacy Facebook Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp are to be integrated under the hood so that messages will travel across a unified communications platform. So, what are the implications on privacy for users of these services? Source: How WhatsApp Merger With Facebook Messenger Puts Your Privacy At Risk

Leave a Comment

Is privacy a dependency of information security

Is privacy a dependency of information security? by Jamie Titchener If you read the news on a regular basis, you will find that most of the cyber security or data protection articles play heavily on the fear of an individual’s privacy being compromised. But what many people don’t seem to realize is that privacy is in fact a dependency […]

Leave a Comment

Hack-proof your life: A guide to Internet privacy in 2014

A guide to Internet privacy to a hack-proof Life Keith Wagstaff NBC News It’s no secret that 2013 wasn’t a great year for Internet privacy. Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden leaked thousands of classified documents that revealed the depths of the agency’s electronic surveillance program. Users had their information stolen en masse from […]

Leave a Comment

Unreasonable searches and drone killings

Peter Scheer @ SFChronicle.com on June 12, 2013 – Open Forum on NSA’s snooping First came news accounts of the government’s use of armed drones in the targeted killing of terrorists abroad. Then came the revelations about government surveillance programs, breathtaking in their scale, tapping into data on phone calls, e-mails, Internet searches and more. […]

Comments (1)

Why you should care about your digital privacy?

Surveillance Countermeasures When we use internet browser for a web search, social media site, communication (skype), buy something from a site, we are leaving digital tracks all over the internet. Your service provider of the above services have access to this information because they are collecting  this treasure trove to identify and figure out what […]

Leave a Comment

Top 10 ways to avoid being tracked online

By Stacey Vanek Smith 1. Read the agreements for all mobile phone apps before you download them. Some of them are scary! They will track your location using your GPS and some (like Facebook) will download ALL OF THE CONTACTS IN YOUR PHONE. Can’t remember who you’ve handed your data to? MyPermissions can help. 2. […]

Leave a Comment

The End of Online Privacy? Fight the Internet Snooping Bill!

The End of Online Privacy? Fight the Internet Snooping Bill! (Must watch/share) HR1981 would force the company you pay for Internet access to store a year’s worth of personal data and hand it over at the request of law enforcement. For sake of protecting childern from Pornographers does not mean that you start collecting everybody […]

Comments (1)

Privacy and Law

Your personal info is manageable and controlable most of the time as far as privacy is concern , until you have to use it for commercial use (to apply cxredit card, to apply for bank account or to apply for a job). then it depends on these commercial entities how they are goning to use, […]

Leave a Comment

How safe is your personal information on social network?

With corporations, criminals and governments all looking to capture your information via the internet, how safe are you once you logon? How to Be Invisible How Disappear Erase Digital Footprint

Comments (1)

U.S. Underwrites Internet Detour Around Censors

By JAMES GLANZ and JOHN MARKOFF The Obama administration is leading a global effort to deploy “shadow” Internet and mobile phone systems that dissidents can use to undermine repressive governments that seek to silence them by censoring or shutting down telecommunications networks. The effort includes secretive projects to create independent cellphone networks inside foreign countries, […]

Comments (3)