Privacy protection essential to shield human rights, says Microsoft's Smith

Privacy protection essential to shield human rights, says Microsoft's Smith

LISBON (Reuters) - Microsoft President Brad Smith said on Wednesday a “new wave” of data privacy protection and other security measures was needed to safeguard people’s rights at a time when “everything has gone digital”.

Stop Trying to Violently Separate Privacy and Security

Stop Trying to Violently Separate Privacy and Security

Information is not private because unauthorized users are prevented from accessing the data, but it is secure. Information Security means protecting data from unauthorized access and use, and privacy means ensuring that only authorized people can have access to peoples’ private data.