As the technologies for gathering, analysing, and acting on information become increasingly powerful, we find ourselves facing a tipping point as we consider the impact of data-driven processes on the ethics in information management and the challenges of managing data privacy.
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?
Companies must show that they are constantly innovating but they must also show that they are taking into account customer privacy and security to protect personal information. Those that can manage this delicate balancing act between customer privacy and digital trust will be the winners in the modern digital economy.
With every new opportunity comes new challenges. How can innovative enterprises capture the vast potential and rise up to the challenge of big data privacy?
Big data in politics has become big news in the United Kingdom as the Guardian newspaper reports that the vote for the UK to leave the European Union saw two international companies manipulating public opinion through the use of big data mining techniques.
This article is based on a presentation made by Steven Klimt, a partner in the Sydney office of Clayton Utz during the Data Privacy Asia 2016 conference held on 9-11 November 2016. It outlines the new mandatory data breach reporting legislation, how Australian privacy regulation impacts Big Data and the differences…
In this first part of a two-part series, we explore some of the issues around government surveillance and the search for that elusive balance between security and privacy. In this first part, we explore how serious the threat of cyber snooping by government surveillance is and why we shouldn’t panic just yet.
After almost 5 years of prevarication, mandatory data breach reporting is about to be implemented in Australia. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has also recently released a draft policy guide on Big Data. How do you ensure compliance if you are doing business in Australia?
For most privacy laws across the globe, “identifiability” is a crucial threshold question that determines whether laws apply or not. In the age of big data, with improved techniques and technologies for re-identification, the collection and use of supposedly anonymous information is a growing challenge.