Data collection and analytics from connected vehicles has troubling implications for the individual's privacy, not least because they simply have no choice. The use of motor vehicles is such a fundamental part of modern life that the invasion of privacy is all but unavoidable if new legislation is not promulgated.
Data that is properly anonymised does not fall under the GDPR but anonymization brings about challenges for data analysis. What are the approaches viable for use in a commercial setting?
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.
Predictive policing models have shown remarkable ability to help clamp down on illegal activity and reduce crime. But do these methods lead to systematic bias against certain minority communities or ethnic groups? IUPUI study based on real-world data shows there is no statistically significant evidence of racial bias.
Google has tried to clean up its Gmail privacy practices, saying that it will no longer use or scan Gmail content for any advertising purposes. Now, Gallo is representing consumers who never signed up for a Google account or Gmail account, but who still had their email messages read. This could be a real game-changer.
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.
Don’t wait for cybercrime to find you - remember that the best defense is always a good offense. Be a cybersecurity rock star. Just like any musician, you’ll have your big hits and your flops. But when you can see where you're going, with the right visibility into your systems, you will be TCB, takin’ care of business.
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.