Insights and opinions on data protection, privacy and cybersecurity contributed by thought leaders from around the world.
One solution for addressing data privacy issues that’s getting a lot of attention, is the personal data marketplace powered by blockchain technology. But is this data marketplace really the right direction for data privacy?
Establishing a global financial data sharing standard, free to everyone to use, can empower and protect consumers, while also supporting efforts to deliver new products and services that put people in more direct control of their finances.
European Court of Auditors recently released a comprehensive report detailing the cybersecurity challenges facing the European Union in 2019 and beyond, and how best to respond to the growing number of cyber threats.
In just a few years, cyber extortion has gone from a fringe hacking activity to something that is now very much mainstream. In fact, it’s now possible for hackers to make upwards of $360,000 per year by joining a cyber extortion team.
Technology should provide us with the tools we need to feel in control of our personal data, not the opposite. Is there any technology available that can actually stop the companies from making money out of our data?
Bans on privacy coins by Japan and now possibly France and Texas might make it harder for criminals to conduct certain types of illegal activities but crypto advocates say these bans could actually harm efforts to make privacy a universal human right.
FEMA has acknowledged a “major privacy incident” where nearly 2.5 million U.S. disaster survivors had their personal information shared with a third-party contractor responsible for setting up temporary housing.
The Latest Facebook Password Leak: Hundreds of Millions of User Passwords Exposed to Company Employees
Facebook password leak has exposed up to 600 million user's plaintext passwords to company employees. And this appears to have been ongoing since 2012. Will this add more fuel on the antitrust fire?