Privacy Issues

PossibleNOW survey shows many companies have increased consent collection, yet lack understanding of regulations that govern consent.

Posted Apr 18, 2019

Last week, Facebook met with journalists to talk about the latest updates to it "reduce, remove, inform" approach to problematic content. But today, CNBC reported that CEO Mark Zuckerberg once hoped to determine the worth of user data through third-party deals.

Posted Apr 16, 2019

Have you been asking your Alexa embarrassing or personal questions thinking that the only one who will know is an AI algorithm on the other end? Bloomberg reports there might be more than just a machine listening.

Posted Apr 16, 2019

Although copyright protection exists as soon as a work is created or "fixed," the US Supreme Court recently held that copyrights cannot be enforced until a registration is obtained from the US Copyright Office.

Posted Mar 29, 2019

On March 6, Mark Zuckerberg made a commitment to spending the next several years reorienting Facebook's apps toward encryption and privacy. Can we take him at his word? Find out what the digital marketing and data privacy experts think.

Posted Mar 25, 2019

The term "dark marketing" certainly has a sinister ring. It conjures up all sorts of nefarious images—SPAM, phishing scams, and worse. Thankfully, dark marketing isn't quite that bad. Instead, it's a new term for the kind of personalized marketing becoming familiar to advertisers and audiences alike.

Posted Mar 04, 2019

Ready availability of hacking tools, the spread of malware, and proliferation of cryptomining has seen social media-enabled cybercrimes grow by more than 300-fold.

Posted Feb 28, 2019

DeviceAssure identifies fakes before they can inflict damage. It uses patent-pending technology to address the growing problems caused by counterfeit devices.

Posted Feb 26, 2019

Companies invest significant resources in externally-facing cybersecurity measures. With the focus on securing network perimeters, preventing malicious cyberattacks is the top priority for many companies' data security initiatives. Other extra layers of protection, such as encryption, are also applied to data residing in the corporate network. These tactics are a great way to safeguard digital information, however, they're not enough.

Posted Feb 26, 2019

Expands testing capabilities to ensure device-level conformance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) framework for companies worldwide.

Posted Feb 21, 2019

Micro-segmentation company furthers global expansion, hires Anup Singh as CFO, and appoints John Hinshaw to Board of Directors.

Posted Feb 12, 2019

France's Supervisory Authority (CNIL) has fined Google $56.8 millions Euros for what the data protection watchdog believes is a violation by the multinational tech company on EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Posted Jan 29, 2019

Security and privacy issues aren't going anywhere in 2019. In fact, we're starting to see the first big consequences of the increased focus on data privacy. Google and Facebook are, predictably, at the center of it.

Posted Jan 25, 2019

Email bombing can hurt your brand, but how do you protect yourself from being tricked by malicious bots? Combines these nine steps to protect your brand and your customers from email flooding attacks.

Posted Jan 25, 2019

Columbus DW 8.4 increases safeguards for sensitive personal data.

Posted Dec 18, 2018

PossibleNOW survey shows many companies are not ready for the upcoming holiday season.

Posted Dec 13, 2018

A guide from FPF and DataGuidance explores GDPR & CCPA, potential federal privacy law.

Posted Dec 11, 2018

Does the US need a national data privacy law? Companies who understand the importance of data protection can help create better customer experiences.

Posted Dec 10, 2018

For content creators who leverage the regulatory requirements of the GDPR to refine their customer data-gathering processes and create—or rebuild—trust that such data will be used only to the customer's benefit, the byproduct should be more satisfied, more trusting, and more engaged customers. And that's a worthy goal on either side of the Atlantic.

Posted Aug 13, 2018

GDPR is here, but people in the United States have only benefitted from this E.U. provision as a sort of side-effect of the law. But now new data privacy protection laws are on their way to at least one American state.

Posted Jul 25, 2018

Every industry is exploring the best use cases of the latest disruptive technology to demand our attention. The media publishing industry is no different. Especially with the ongoing buzz around Facebook and YouTube's data scandal, the topic of blockchain technology and its effectiveness has surfaced. While the benefits of security, efficiency, privacy, and authentication have been harped upon, understanding its full potential poses many questions.

Posted Jun 18, 2018

The latest Facebook consternation concerns how it's prepared to meet the European Union's strict General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules, now in force, to protect customer data; experts complain that Zuckerberg hasn't explained how his company will meet these requirements. There's a moral to this morass: be honest with your users and act quickly and effectively when a data crisis occurs.

Posted Jun 04, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information of individuals within the European Union (EU). These regulations, become enforceable on May 25, 2018.

Posted May 24, 2018

The GDPR may raise an awkward issue for the voice tech industry: it requires reminding customers that you're recording, analyzing, and storing their conversations in the first place. As Richard Brown, director at activereach, a provider of internet, networking, voice, and security solutions, points out, "Most customers assume that their email communication with a company may be stored long term, but they don't necessarily think that's the case for a voice conversation."

Posted May 16, 2018

With the countdown to the arrival of GDPR reaching the critical stages, more than a third of subscription businesses say that their biggest remaining challenge is raising internal awareness and knowledge about the legislation.

Posted May 10, 2018

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