Privacy First on Social Media? Is it Possible?
Privacy is a new luxury. In the same way that consumers have come to appreciate specific labels, such as ‘organic,’ ‘cruelty-free,’ or ‘low-fat,’ for products that are good for their health, these same consumers are becoming more aware of the term ‘privacy’ when purchasing or using products. People have become tired of privacy abuses and are coming together to stand up for privacy protections.
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.
Privacy Compliance & Retail Surveillance
There are many benefits to having a surveillance system in retail business locations. The cameras deter crime, help catch thieves, protect the business and employees, builds a level of trust for both consumers and employees alike, and surveillance systems even lower the overall cost of insurance premiums. Today, most retail establishments have some surveillance equipment.
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.
What’s the Difference between Redaction, Deidentification, and Anonymization?
Safeguarding your consumer data is your agency’s responsibility, be it a small business, large enterprise, or even a government entity to protect the information from abuse or breaches of their data systems. Ways that can be done is through redaction, anonymization, or de-identification of the data. Once data has been used, or reached the end of its lifespan, it must be destroyed.
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.
Data Privacy and Healthcare Options
Over the last 30 years, the shift of medical records from paper to electronic files has created an increased awareness in the control of private health information. Using computers and databases has created an increase for those with clearance and those without access to and disclosing confidential information. Health care providers and public health practitioners have always valued their patients’ privacy.
How Banks Improve Efficiency with Redaction Software
According to the Information Commissioner’s Office, businesses including banks have a responsibility to comply with the law, including the use of redaction techniques to protect third-party privacy and facilitate the fulfillment of legitimate SARs and FOIA requests.
CCPA is Here | Are You Compliant?
It would be in the best interest of your business to get on board. July 1, 2020, is the day that the California AG and all of California’s residents will have an opportunity to hold your company to account. Severe financial penalties will now follow failure to comply. There can be lawsuits, state, and consumer fines. For a company handling large amounts of consumer data, a single breach can cost them $2500 per consumer.
AI Development Pushed by Pandemics | Privacy Issues
Artificial intelligence, combined with machine learning, is the transformative technology of today and the future. Most people’s concern with AI, outside of privacy, is the idea that advanced technology will take over jobs but there is currently a wave of ethical problems with AI applications, which will continue into the future.