An environmental, social, and governance (ESG) framework is not a new business term, but what it means for a given company is constantly changing. There’s an emerging area that’s quickly gaining traction in the new, better understanding of ESG - data privacy.
Security researchers with Lookout Threat Lab did not specify who the specific surveillance targets of the Android spyware were, but raised concerns based on the government response to protests in Kazakhstan.
Germany has opened an antitrust probe into Apple’s App Tracking Transparency framework. This follows a probe initiated by Poland in late 2021, and the expression of concerns along similar lines by both France and the UK.
Change to India's cybersecurity laws has sent VPN providers running from the country ahead of the slated June 27 start date for the new terms.
Changes in the risk and compliance arena are accelerating in the recent years. With these developments it is urgently needed to redefine the place of privacy and the privacy team in this evolving landscape just the same as establishing links with overlapping, adjacent and related areas of risk and compliance.
During the privacy-last era, consumer trust in brands was repeatedly broken when brands captured, sold, and abused data without consent - even though it was technically legal. To rebuild trust, brands need to change their strategies to be privacy-first instead of last.
Face search engines that trawl the internet are not a new concept, but this apparent level of accuracy (backed by an advanced AI algorithm) has not previously been made available to the general public.
FLEDGE and Google Topics can now be blocked either individually or together in the DuckDuckGo Chrome extension. Together, FLEDGE and Topics are meant to replace the standard tracking cookie used for ad targeting.
The DuckDuckGo disclosure is an opportunity to reflect, for individuals and companies alike. As an individual, who defines what privacy means to you? As an organization, is your internal definition of "user privacy" consistent with what your users expect?
DuckDuckGo sells itself on its lack of user tracking. However, some new security research reveals that policy does not apply equally to Microsoft trackers.