Redaction in Legal Agencies
The resulting discourse regarding the 2016 election and influence from other governments into the results also brought redaction into the forefront of mainstream media. Both Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the resulting public release by Attorney General William Barr showed pages and pages of redactions or text obliterated with black boxes. The enormous media attention had Americans clamoring for the details only to be somewhat mystified about the amount of redacted material. Redaction isn’t new to the public, but the large quantity of redacted material did bring more focus to the method of redaction and its use to retain privacy in legal matters.
What Does the Public/ Private Partnership Surveillance with the U.S. Government Mean to You?
Questioning what types of surveillance the US Government is using to collect data should be done by citizens as a way to understand and limit violations to their private data. In 2020, privacy is up for sale, and anyone could be the buyer. This surveillance partnership includes private companies, governments, and law enforcement agencies. The US Government, without full disclosure to the public, creates a variety of public/private partnerships with major corporations to collect and have access to confidential data on US Citizens and other residents of the United States.
The FISA Court and Its Secrets
The United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, also known as FISC or the FISA Court, was established under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978. The court was created to oversee and manage surveillance requests on surveillance warrants on foreign soil, against foreign spies or agents located inside the United States. The court is sought by federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies in the US to gain legal access to private data on those they are currently investigating.
Why you should not do the Ten Year Challenge #10YearChallenge
As COVID19 has put the breaks on our social lives, many have turned to social media as an outlet. The challenges with social media are at an all-time high. Before you consider participating or even allowing your children to participate in what can appear to be harmless fun, there may be a few things to consider.
Successful CFOs Rule Their Data
One of the hot topics debated at meetings across board rooms today is cybersecurity. Risk management has become a serious financial threat to the bottom line for revenue and stockholders. In all other aspects of business matters, it lands on the desk of the Chief Financial Officer when it comes to financial risk.
Your Privacy and the IoT
If you wonder if the IoT has invaded your home, you might just look at how many smart appliances you own or even smartphones that are continually in your presence. Many of these new technologies include real-time analytics, machine learning, sensors, and embedded systems. These integrated systems combine with wireless sensor networks, control systems, and automation, and all these devices work together and over internet connections to form the Internet of Things.