When consumers shop online many do not realize that they are not only handing over their hard-earned cash, there’s another transaction that is happening at the same time – online behavioral tracking. Data about you is being gathered, shared and analyzed to determine what you see and to shape your online experience.
Law enforcement agencies around the world are embracing new predictive policing technology that will help them spot criminals before a crime ever takes place. However, communities often have little or no idea of why or how this technology is being used, and that raises some important privacy and human rights concerns.
Legal research software provides fundamental support for the privacy office. Armed with up-to-the-minute knowledge, and a thorough understanding of current legal requirements, the privacy office can advise on compliance with privacy obligations across multiple jurisdictions. How do you choose the right solution?
Just as big data made every single company a data company, the new era of AI to make sense of this data might transform every company into an AI company. But the legal and privacy implications are far wider, potentially impacting every single industry, from consumer goods to healthcare to financial services.
Smart cities are here to stay. The complexity of the modern city simply demands that data is collected and used to ensure the quality of life of those who are using the services of the city. But just how much control and privacy are people willing to give up?
Social fitness apps such as Strava need to be doing more to enhance user privacy and safety. The recent snafu involving the disclosure of U.S. military personnel location data has increased awareness of the perils created by tracking apps. Learn more about how these apps are collecting data, and how they are using it.
UK's ICO is increasingly active in their efforts to reduce offences in anti-spam regulations and data breaches. In 2017, we witnessed an annual rise in fines of nearly 69 percent, from £2.9 to £4.9 million. A total of 104 companies has been fined a total of £8.7 million for failures since August 2015.
Your job as a new CPO is to lay the foundation, merge any existing and new pieces into one privacy program and then lead the way on all things privacy. Where do you start? What are the priorities? How do you introduce privacy concepts to the company? You need a plan.
The 10th anniversary of national Data Privacy Day celebrated on January 28 couldn't have come at a better time for Internet users with the past 12 months filled with stories about cyber security attacks, election meddling, state surveillance, and massive corporate data breaches.
Consumer privacy took a body blow in 2017 when U.S. President Donald Trump signed a repeal of the broadband privacy rules. Increasingly, the complex nature of privacy in the age of the internet is putting the fraught relationship between government, big business and the man on the street to the test.