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.
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.
How the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Implements Redaction
The TSA is the Transportation Security Administration, which is a government agency that falls under the management of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Though the agency does work with surface travel, it is primarily concerned with air travel. The agency was developed in response to the September 11 terrorist attacks that occurred against the United States.
Surveillance and Consumer Privacy in Retail Settings
Most retailers in the United States and across the globe use surveillance on their premises. Most people are aware of this and realize that it is necessary for their protection and the protection of the business itself. One of the most significant necessities in having surveillance available to a company is for loss prevention. Protecting the premises and their assets or products is essential to the overall bottom line for any business. As a consumer, there are some reassurances that any video footage from the premises will be held to scrutiny and protect their civil rights and privacy.
How Technology Helps Active Shooter Interventions
Is there some way that the innovation of science and computational directives from technological advances can reduce active shooter situations? What type of tech is it, and how can we deploy it to minimize the number of lives lost in active shooter incidents?
1984 Mass Surveillance is Here
In many countries, residents are aware of some degree of surveillance or security. Still, they may not be cognizant of the extent to which the degree of personal tracking is taking place. They may be unaware at times that the plane flying overhead is a spy plane equipped with data sensing equipment scooping up all the information from their cell phones as they record them from above with highly sensitive and detailed video systems.
Privacy in the Era of Drones and Aerial Surveillance
Drone and aerial surveillance, if put to good use, has tremendous benefits, but we cannot dispute the fact that it is prone to user violations and susceptibility. The DoD, for example, has utilized drone surveillance in supporting civil authorities at the southern border, in supporting civil authorities in hurricane/flood response, in civil law enforcement, counter-drug, and terrorism.
HIPAA and New Privacy Risks with Tech Firms
Regardless of where your corporation stands, whether your company falls on the side of compliance with HIPAA or as a private firm, you’re allowed the loophole, it would be smart to not take advantage of patient information. Trust from citizens and consumers can make or break a business.
The Future of Redaction in a World of Facial Recognition Technology
To effectively understand and evaluate the risks involved in facial recognition technologies, businesses need to be aware of how facial recognition technology works and what type of data it is collecting.In today’s piece, we’ll discuss how facial recognition works, as well as the ethics of using such software. We’ll also cover how the growth of facial recognition technologies will lead to more and more organizations to adopt redaction software.