If it were to become EU law, the proposal would require that all messaging services scan all of their messages (including encrypted messages) for potential CSAM materials, and includes use of an AI algorithm to evaluate the intent of conversations for signs of child grooming.
A Reuters report indicates that popular cryptocurrency exchange Binance was pressured into handing user data over to the Russian FSB, but the company denies that the story is accurate.
Demand for privacy pros sparked a 30% increase in data privacy jobs in the previous year, with projections that the trend will continue through 2022 and beyond.
Dating app Grindr quietly sold user location data to a third-party ad network from "at least" 2017 until early 2020, making it available to thousands of parties.
While more of a general pledge than any sort of binding terms, the declaration addresses a long-term decline in internet freedom around the world and the concentration of personal data on massive centralized platforms.
FBI defended a nearly threefold increase in FISA warrantless searches by claiming that it was necessary to curtail a wave of foreign threat actors conducting operations against domestic firms.
Information displayed is very similar to what is seen on Apple's privacy labels, but it remains to be seen if Google Play effectively enforces the inclusion of accurate information about Android apps.
Emerging privacy enhancing technologies (PETs), such as federated learning, are the key building blocks in changing our relationship with data. They can unlock new opportunities while protecting individual privacy, maintaining control of valuable data, and simplifying compliance in an increasingly fragmented regulatory landscape.
The Apple privacy update has had the anticipated negative impact on revenues for some tech companies and has even been notably worse for others, particularly Facebook.
A new approach to management and analysis of unstructured data aims to manage data in-place. In this new paradigm, information governance policies are applied to the original data sources, including the classification, retention, search, analysis, and deletion of documents.