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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