NIST Releases Version 1.0 of Privacy Framework

NIST Releases Version 1.0 of Privacy Framework

“The strong support the Privacy Framework’s development has already received demonstrates the critical need for tools to help organizations build products and services providing real value, while protecting people’s privacy.”.

The Jack Bauers of Europe love facial recognition

The Jack Bauers of Europe love facial recognition

The mayor’s report called for a new regulations that would allow the technology’s roll-out in time for the 2024 Paris Olympics, noting that facial recognition was in a legal gray zone, somewhere between narrow data protection requirements and broader national security laws.

Sardines, Protests, Trees, and Bitcoin — What Do They Have In Common?

Sardines, Protests, Trees, and Bitcoin — What Do They Have In Common?

Image SourceDrawing on lessons from the Umbrella movement, the 2019 Anti-Extradition protests have a decentralised framework which allows groups in different locations to coordinate campaigns.Swimming in large numbers does not protect all of them, but it does allow the majority of the group to survive.

Arsenic in the water of democracy: UK police, politicians and privacy activists clash over facial recognition deployments

Arsenic in the water of democracy: UK police, politicians and privacy activists clash over facial recognition deployments

We call on the Government to issue a moratorium on the current use of facial recognition technology and no further trials should take place until a legislative framework has been introduced and guidance on trial protocols, and an oversight and evaluation system, has been established.

Tide Foundation

Tide Foundation

Decentralized blockchains with specific protocols such like Tide help organizations to encrypt their sensitive data and provide a strict framework for accessing it, protecting against security breaches and helping meet privacy regulation.

DuckDuckGo Expands Use of Apple Maps To Enhance Private Search

DuckDuckGo Expands Use of Apple Maps To Enhance Private Search

To keep up with these mapping apps, DuckDuckGo recently integrated Apple’s MapKit JS framework to provide more effective address searches, improved satellite imagery, and so on.

Encryption laws are creating an exodus of data from Australia: Vault

Encryption laws are creating an exodus of data from Australia: Vault

The coalition called for an "enforceable federal human rights framework" to prevent Australia being the weakest link in the Five Eyes network, as well as for protection for whistleblowers in relation to the encryption laws, and the use of warrants and judicial content for notices issued.

What does GDPR mean for UX?

What does GDPR mean for UX?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) act came into effect in May last year — it’s a legal framework that sets out guidelines on how to collect and process personal information within the European Union.

Mozilla Research Call: Tune up Tor for Integration and Scale

Mozilla Research Call: Tune up Tor for Integration and Scale

Since the 2018 research topics blog post, we posted additional material discussing the need for frameworks to accurately measure side channels in current Tor versus protocol proposals providing congestion signaling of various kinds.

Data Privacy Week: Confronting the Corporate Gaze

Data Privacy Week: Confronting the Corporate Gaze

The Privacy International Network is working to expose companies that fail to protect their customers’ data, analysing their terms of service and practices, exploring how users perceive social media platforms, and studying how these platforms are being leveraged for intelligence purposes. They researched the existing legal framework on telecommunications and privacy to explore how companies were protecting their customers’ data.

How to Detect if a browser plugin is spying on you

How to Detect if a browser plugin is spying on you

In this article, I will walk through the typical steps I take to check if any of my data is being sent somewhere I don't like, and then sharing my analysis of the top 10 plugins in Firefox and Chrome: This process won't catch everything - tricky authors can work around these detection measures.

Consumer Organizations Announce New Framework for US Privacy Protection, Propose Privacy Agency

Consumer Organizations Announce New Framework for US Privacy Protection, Propose Privacy Agency

The consumer framework states that the Federal Trade Commission has failed to enforce the orders it has established.

Privacy Shield: A Framework Protecting Europe's Personal Data in the US

Privacy Shield: A Framework Protecting Europe's Personal Data in the US

Because the rules differ between the European Union and the United States, U.S. companies that collect, transfer and store EU personal data must find ways to obey the appropriate rules.

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Renewed, Privacy Commitments Ignored

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Renewed, Privacy Commitments Ignored

The European Commission has renewed the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, a framework permitting the flow of European consumers' personal data to the U.S. Oddly, the Commission cited the FTC investigation into the Cambridge Analytica scandal (which has produced no outcome) and the appointment of three members to the PCLOB as support for renewal.

Industry Group Representing Apple, Google, Amazon and Others Releases User Privacy Framework to Guide Policymakers

Industry Group Representing Apple, Google, Amazon and Others Releases User Privacy Framework to Guide Policymakers

The purpose of this framework is to inform the development of legislation or the promulgation of rules that enhance personal data protection, further the trust relationship between companies and their customers, and enable innovation while also avoiding regulatory fragmentation that undermines all three goals.

Federal agency to establish privacy framework

Federal agency to establish privacy framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced Tuesday that it will begin to create a framework to guide organizations on how they can protect the information of individuals using their products or services.