Privacy has now become a bit of a loaded word and the public is on guard when it comes to their personal data. What is the impact marketing consent rates? And how will the increase of data fundamentalism change attitudes?
The days of federal privacy laws coming to Silicon Valley may happen sooner than you think. In a much-publicized keynote speech given at the 40th ICDPPC in Brussels, Apple CEO Tim Cook gave his full-throated support for laws that would be at least as stringent as the EU GDPR.
Today, crime data is heavily used in security and police work to cut down on criminal activity instead of simply reacting to crime. Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) technology is getting better and using data correctly can help police forces get better.
Mobile app makers can now use uninstall tracking software to inundate ex-users with advertising designed to win them back. Can app developers continue to use customer data for any purpose which fits their business model – even after users have deleted the mobile app?
Facebook has once again found itself in the unenviable position of having to defend itself against privacy violation claims – this time via Facebook Portal.
Singapore and Malaysia are rolling out national digital ID initiatives to streamline government services and improve efficiency. What are the lessons to be learnt from similar schemes like India's Aadhaar system?
Apparent trend toward heavy government regulation of personal data collection has tech industry titans discussing support for a federal privacy law so that the industry-supported legislation contains terms that are as friendly to them as possible.
Google admitted that back in March 2018, it became aware of a data breach that may have impacted up to 500,000 users, but failed to disclose it to users or regulators. Are big Silicon Valley tech giants are “too big to trust”?
The Five Eyes proposal for lawful access compromises on encryption, infringes upon our right to privacy, puts our personal data at risk, and utlimately undermines public trust in technology.
For James Howard, Chief Data Officer at KPMG, the biggest challenge today for privacy professionals is remaining relevant and adding value. How does a company remain effective in business, but also protect information in accordance with all these various regulations?