In 2015, somewhere in the neighborhood of 1 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be purchased, an increase of 60 percent over the previous year. There will be 10 billion IoT devices connected to the Internet this year.
When the Bard College Debate Union and the United States Military Academy at West Point Debate Society tackled the question: "Is National Security More Important Than Individual Right To Privacy," both affirmative and negative sides delivered compelling, well-researched, and often surprising answers.
A rekindled multi-stakeholder dialogue is needed to help clarify global privacy standards and flesh out the right to privacy mentioned in both the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 1966 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).
Data without borders may be a thing of the past. On Oct. 6, the European Court of Justice declared the Safe Harbor structure to be invalid. Since its establishment, Safe Harbor has provided a simple, legal mechanism to transfer Personal Data outside of Europe to data centers located in the U.S.
I built a Chrome extension that found thousands of Venmo users PUBLICLY revealing their failed dates, late night food runs, losing poker streaks, and more. After a few uses of Venmo, I noticed that the app was giving me the option to share transactions (minus the amount) publicly on my Venmo newsfeed.
Librarians care an awful lot about your privacy. It's not really all that surprising, we have always been the trusted keepers of secrets, the nonjudgemental face at the reference desk.
In "The collapse of the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor: Solving the new privacy Rubik's Cube," Microsoft's Brad Smith provides insight on ways to ensure European...
Steve Jobs is back all over the media and movie screens these days - as Hollywood portrays its take of his genius and his warts. At the end of the day (not the movie), Jobs' greatest notoriety may indeed be elevating Tim Cook to be his successor.
Even given the policy analysis failures of Trump's positions, other leading Republican contenders for the presidency are far more clearly referring to mental health as an excuse to dodge gun control rather than develop a functional system.
There needs to be something that is balancing local citizen personal rights with the large internet companies that often are not from those countries providing a "defacto mandate" that seems stacked in their favour to use your persona data.
It's time for Facebook to finally step up and make a change, or admit that it's not truly interested in building a social network that champions diversity, safety, and creative expression. And if that's the case, it's time for us as users to walk away and build something new.
This mania for privatization has reached the Internal Revenue Service and taxpayers should be worried that tax investigations might become a political prize handed out to campaign donors. that profit-oriented companies engage in controlling tax investigations instills a whole different level of fear.
Some of you think that for the low price of $5.99, you can keep all of your Facebook information private. This so-called protective spell you're sharing with the world is about as real as the lyrical talent of Young Thug.
the hard lesson learned from this exercise is the ability to identify those people whom I can add to my short list of truly trusted advisors and add myself to my superior's list of truly trusted advisors.
The mantra of every corporation should be, "Don't collect what you can't protect." It should matter not if you are the CEO of very large corporati...
As healthcare systems worldwide become increasingly digitized, medical scientists and health researchers have more data than ever. Yet much valuable health information remains locked in proprietary or hidden databases. A growing number of open data initiatives aim to change this, but it won't be easy.