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IPhone Face ID: police warned not to look at screens to protect login attempts

IPHONE FACE ID: POLICE WARNED NOT TO LOOK AT SCREENS TO PROTECT LOGIN ATTEMPTS

The issue of law enforcement and their need to unlock someone's smartphone is a complicated one, both technically and ethically. It...

Apple argues ‘this is no time to weaken encryption' in response to Australia's Access and Assistance Bill

APPLE ARGUES ‘THIS IS NO TIME TO WEAKEN ENCRYPTION' IN RESPONSE TO AUSTRALIA'S ACCESS AND ASSISTANCE BILL

Apple's stance on privacy is clear. They will do their best to comply with law enforcement, however, it believes creating a backdoor...

 
 
 
The 21-year-old who built a robot lawyer to fight parking tickets has a new tool to help you automatically sue companies who get hacked

THE 21-YEAR-OLD WHO BUILT A ROBOT LAWYER TO FIGHT PARKING TICKETS HAS A NEW TOOL TO HELP YOU AUTOMATICALLY SUE COMPANIES WHO GET HACKED

Automated legal tool DoNotPay is trying to help people lock down their online privacy settings and sue companies that get hacked. Created...

 
 
 

GENOPRI'16: INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON GENOME PRIVACY AND SECURITY

Google+ shutdown: How to download and keep your data now

GOOGLE+ SHUTDOWN: HOW TO DOWNLOAD AND KEEP YOUR DATA NOW

Today Google announced they'd close Google+ for consumers - that means you, reader. This closure is due to several factors, the most...

 
 
 
Here's how Google is revamping Gmail and Android security

HERE'S HOW GOOGLE IS REVAMPING GMAIL AND ANDROID SECURITY

Eager to change the conversation from their years-long exposure of user data via Google+ to the bright, shining future the company...

Google+ exposed non-public data for 500k users, then kept it quiet

GOOGLE+ EXPOSED NON-PUBLIC DATA FOR 500K USERS, THEN KEPT IT QUIET

Enlarge Google exposed the private details of almost 500,000 Google+ users and then opted not to report the lapse, in part out of...

 
 
 

RISK ADVISORY - SECURITY AND PRIVACY RIS

In order to address the most critical needs of our clients, RSM US LLP has established the Security and Privacy Risk Consulting group,...

Why The Tech Industry Wants Federal Control Over Data Privacy Laws

WHY THE TECH INDUSTRY WANTS FEDERAL CONTROL OVER DATA PRIVACY LAWS

Though new data privacy laws in Europe and California have put the tech industry on the defensive. Now it's moving to craft federal...

 
 
 
Instagram prototyping feature that would share your detailed location data with Facebook

INSTAGRAM PROTOTYPING FEATURE THAT WOULD SHARE YOUR DETAILED LOCATION DATA WITH FACEBOOK

TechCrunch reports today that Facebook is testing a new privacy setting that would share location history from Instagram with Facebook....

Apple CEO Tim Cook to Speak at European Data Protection Conference in Brussels Later This Month

APPLE CEO TIM COOK TO SPEAK AT EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION CONFERENCE IN BRUSSELS LATER THIS MONTH

Apple CEO Tim Cook will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, the...

 
 
 
Privacy-first mobile browser Firefox Focus brings new Android performance boost

PRIVACY-FIRST MOBILE BROWSER FIREFOX FOCUS BRINGS NEW ANDROID PERFORMANCE BOOST

Firefox Focus, Mozilla's privacy focused browser for Android and iOS, has gotten a major update to its visuals and performance on Android...

Tim Cook took a subtle swipe at Google over how Apple does business in China

TIM COOK TOOK A SUBTLE SWIPE AT GOOGLE OVER HOW APPLE DOES BUSINESS IN CHINA

Apple CEO Tim Cook said in an interview with Vice that Apple views data privacy as a human right, and encrypts data the same way in...

 
 
 
Apple CEO Tim Cook says that it's a 'challenge' getting Congress up to speed on the need for new privacy regulations

APPLE CEO TIM COOK SAYS THAT IT'S A 'CHALLENGE' GETTING CONGRESS UP TO SPEED ON THE NEED FOR NEW PRIVACY REGULATIONS

Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, is calling for new privacy regulations. But in a new interview, he acknowledged that getting Congress up to...

Tim Cook says Apple doesn't take a ‘political stand,' reaffirms privacy values in Vice interview

TIM COOK SAYS APPLE DOESN'T TAKE A ‘POLITICAL STAND,' REAFFIRMS PRIVACY VALUES IN VICE INTERVIEW

In an interview that aired this evening on Vice News Tonight, Tim Cook sat down with Elle Reeve to talk about a wide-range of topics....

 
 
 
Passengers Want More Information, Automation, Control & Privacy but Human Touch Still Important

PASSENGERS WANT MORE INFORMATION, AUTOMATION, CONTROL & PRIVACY BUT HUMAN TOUCH STILL IMPORTANT

The International Air Transport Association announced the results of its 2018 Global Passenger Survey , which showed that passengers...

Google Maps adds ‘Commute' tab and music controls

GOOGLE MAPS ADDS ‘COMMUTE' TAB AND MUSIC CONTROLS

Google just announced new features for Google Maps on Android and iOS. The update is rolling out this week and features a bunch of...

 
 
 
Facial recognition technology at schools fuels privacy debate

FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY AT SCHOOLS FUELS PRIVACY DEBATE

These parents can literally unlock the doors to their children's school with a smile.

Facebook hack affected almost 50 million user accounts

FACEBOOK HACK AFFECTED ALMOST 50 MILLION USER ACCOUNTS

Facebook was reportedly hacked on September 25th, 2018, leading to a security issue that affected almost 50 million accounts. Facebook's...