Two in five company directors in the UK do not know whether new EU data protection laws will apply to their business, a new survey has found.
The review of artificial intelligence argues a new AI council should be created but it wouldn’t be in charge of regulating systems.
This third annual study of data governance in organizations, surveying modern privacy operations about the present and future of the privacy profession, reflects significant changes in privacy programs globally in response to the GDPR. An astonishing 95 percent of survey respondents, more than 75 percent of whom are located outside of the European Union, say the GDPR applies to their organization.
The Online Trust Alliance has released the results of its ninth annual Online Trust Audit and Honor Roll, this year finding an overall increase in trustworthy websites, with some caveats. Consumer services websites — non-retail sites that require a login — received the OTA’s highest marks, while banking and government websites scored the lowest.
A report by the former chief justice John Murray has found that current data-retention legislation amounts to mass surveillance of the entire population of the State.
Whether malicious or inadvertent, workforce actions cause or contribute to over half of cyber attacks experienced by organizations. Protecting against such “insider” cyber risks can be challenging, especially given the global web of privacy, communications secrecy, and employment laws that may be implicated by monitoring workforce use of IT resources.
Data & Society releases “Privacy, Security, and Digital Inequality” by Mary Madden; the first in-depth analysis of the privacy and security experiences of low-socioeconomic-status populations in the United States.
Welcome to the world of “sharenting” – where more than 80% of children are said to have an online presence by the age of two. This is a world where the average parent shares almost 1,500 images of their child online before their fifth birthday.
The European Commission is trying to pull together member states’ differing views on security and privacy before it publishes a report on encryption technologies on 18 October.
Two legal judgements at the highest level in Europe in recent years have reaffirmed that all Member States’ data retention regimes must comply with core principles of legality, necessity, and proportionality in order to avoid breaching citizens’ fundamental rights. However a new report surveying the current status of legislation pertaining to the retention of communications data across the region has found that many of the EU’s 28 members are not adhering to what privacy rights advocacy organization Privacy International describes as the “basic standard”.