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Avoid Data-Driven Cyber Attacks By Avoiding These 5 File Sharing Errors
File sharing habits that can cripple your business Big data has made cyberattacks more frightening than ever. A growing number of hackers have started using big data to orchestrate new cyberattacks, which can be incredibly damaging. You need to be aware of the risks of security breaches in the age …
Thinking about Privacy in the Fight Against COVID-19
In this contributed article, Guy Cohen, Head of Policy at Privitar, unpacks the process of location data and how it’s being used to combat coronavirus but falling short in privacy considerations, and calls for action from data privacy and IT leaders to ensure the steps we take in analyzing location …
Three VPN use cases you should know about
What is a VPN? How is it used? Why is it needed now more than ever before? Read on. Do you want to protect your online identity, stay safe on public wifi or bypass censorship on the internet? Then this article is for you. First a little background on how …
10 Helpful Ways To Ensure Data Centric Cybersecurity
Warren Buffet warns that cybercrime is “the number one problem with mankind,” and given the high number of data breaches that occurred in 2019, data-centric security should be at the forefront of everybody’s (and every business’) mind. What is Data-Centric Cybersecurity? With the increasing amount of highly-sensitive data that companies …
Protecting Data Privacy in the Era of Digital Trading
In this contributed article, front end developer Gary Stevens observes that borderless investment platforms often removes regulations and oversight from the equation. This can have disastrous consequences when it places copious amounts of investor data and account information out in cyberspace, widens the attack surface, and increases the number of …
Data Monetization in a Pro-Privacy World
For over the last decade, some of the most successful companies on earth have made their riches by mining user data and selling it to advertisers. The big question is whether this will continue to be a sustainable business model with the ever-mounting scrutiny on data privacy and if not …
Data Privacy Advocates Must Avoid GDPR Complacency at All Costs
The Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was enacted in May 2018. This law was one of the most revolutionary attempts to strengthen privacy rights in the European Union. Many experts are still trying to determine how effective the law has been. The GDPR has provided some important safeguards to consumers …
Does Facebook “Libra” Illustrate The Dark Side Of Big Data?
Big data has had wonderful implications for our lives. However, there is a dark side. Big data raises very valid privacy concerns. Tech Republic wrote about this in their 2017 post Big Data Privacy is a Bigger Issue than You Think. Concerns about big data privacy are highlighted by a …
Who Tracks You While You Travel and What Happens With That Data?
In this contributed article, Magnolia Potter ponders the questions: who is tracking you when you take a vacation or go on a business trip? How is your data used, and what can you do to regain some control over how you’re tracked and what information is being collected? Being aware …
Results from a New Survey of Data Privacy Regulations in 61 Countries
It seems that no week passes by without yet another revelation of how the most successful tech companies play with our data. When your business is driven by data, you are driven to ignore possible data leaks, to question the … Continue reading →
New Io-Tahoe White Paper Designed to Help Prepare for CCPA
There's no denying it. Big data, and the resulting applications and technology have not only made consumers' lives easier, but have also created new revenue streams for enterprises across all sectors. That said, the explosion of data has also created concerns around data privacy and cyber security, and has gotten …
Windows Security Tips You Should Know
With these steps, you can configure the security of your Windows 10 account and be the true owner of your personal data and your privacy.
Data Privacy and Blockchain in the Age of IoT
In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses how transparency is a foundation of blockchain technology, and one of its greatest assets when it comes to the healthcare industry and HIPAA compliance. This is where blockchain, big data, and IoT collide — big data analytics requires quality, accurate input.
Insight launches Security Fellows Program
A tuition-free, 7-week professional fellowship designed to be your bridge to a thriving career in securityInsight is launching the Insight Security Fellows Program, a professional training fellowship to help systems engineers, software engineers, and data analysts transition into full-time careers as security engineers, data privacy engineers, and advanced security analysts. …
Growing Data Privacy Concerns Highlight A Need For VPNs In 2019
Welcome to 2019! As we kick off the new year, we have discovered that many people are expressing greater concerns about data privacy than ever. The proliferation of big data has helped accelerate this trend. Pew Research has tracked polls on data privacy over time. Last year, they conducted a …
A Primer to GDPR, Blockchain, and the Seven Foundational Principles of Privacy by Design
Throughout my ongoing meetings and conferences about the GDPR and how it relates to cutting-edge technologies, I encounter many ‘add-on’ privacy solutions such as ‘secure your Office 365’, ‘breach detection’ and ‘fix your network.’ Such options, which aim to patch privacy vulnerabilities as they arise, also have the secondary effect …
Themes and Conferences per Pacoid, Episode 4
Paco Nathan‘s latest column covers themes that include data privacy, machine ethics, and yes, Don Quixote. Introduction Welcome back to our monthly series about data science. I’ve just returned from a lively conference in Spain (¡Guau!) where I noticed how people working in data science on both sides of the …
Ethics to Ecotech: 5 Unmissable Talks At Data Natives 2018
The pace of life and industry is accelerating at an unprecedented rate. Interconnected tech, inconceivably fast data processing capabilities and sophisticated methods of using this data all mean that we’re living in fast-forward. The Data Natives Conference 2018 will be exploring life at an accelerated pace, and what rapid innovation …