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Data Privacy: Businesses Challenged by Global Privacy Regulations

By Dick Weisinger

Gartner identified five trends related to data privacy that business and organizations need to address over the next two years. Global Strategy – Different countries and regions and the many differing regulatory requirements for privacy need to be incorporated into

Data Privacy: MIT Research Initiative will Address how Technology can Meet Public Policy Demands for Privacy

By Dick Weisinger

MIT has launched a new initiative called MIT Future of Data, Trust, and Policy that will research how technology can meet demands of public policy when handling personal and data and privacy. Srini Devadas, professor at MIT, said that “the

Data Privacy: US Governments Seek Stronger Protections

By Dick Weisinger

A PWC survey found that 85 percent of consumers worry about how online businesses are using their data. 60 percent of users of COVID-19 contact-tracing applications say that they believe their privacy has been compromised. In November 2020, California passed

Data Privacy Audits: Using Security to Achieve Privacy

By Dick Weisinger

New regulations like the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in the EU and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) are putting a focus on how personal data is collected, used, and secured. Andrew Struthers-Kennedy, managing director at Protiviti, said that

Data Privacy: Data Harvesting by Mobile Apps ‘Out of Control’

By Dick Weisinger

  Android phone leak massive amounts of data to third-party apps from Google Play stores, according to a report from the Oxford University. Based on a study of nearly one million apps in the Play store, the study found that