Industry 4.0 and growing data privacy concerns

By 2025, adoption of IoT, ubiquitous stream of data, and the intelligent algorithms crunching will enable manufacturing lines to continuously optimize towards higher levels of output and product quality – reducing overall waste in manufacturing by up to 50%. In a world of smart devices that collect and exchange customer information, and a climate of […]

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Mental Health Apps Fail to Protect Privacy, Harming Users

By Emaline Friedman, Phd A new study, published in the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, investigates the mental health app marketplace. The researchers, led by Lisa Parker at the University of Sydney in Australia, concluded that the app industry is not paying sufficient attention to users’ privacy and advocate for greater regulation and enforcement in the […]

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Interview of the week: Vipin Gupta

Customer experience is a chain of connected value propositions and cannot be compartmentalize. In short, I believe, Data Privacy is inseparable part of a Built-In Quality practice of agile mindset. It cannot be a post thought without implications. Vipin Gupta, Enterprise Agile Coach Enterprise Agile coach, Vipin Gupta has more than 18 years of experience […]

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Online education, Unprecedented data collection and Data Privacy

Technology tools and apps are making it possible for educators and students to collaborate, create, and share ideas more easily than ever. When schools use technology, students’ data—including some personal information—is collected both by educators and often the companies that provide apps and online services. It is just as essential for educators to protect their […]

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Modern democracy: Data, surveillance creep, and more authoritarian regimes?

by Oriana Medlicott There continues to be speculation and worry about what will happen next and about when the pandemic will end and what the world will look like after. Nothing right now can be certain but the rise in surveillance has been a clear consequence. The pandemic forced governments worldwide to implement lockdowns, restrict […]

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Airtel’s Privacy Policy makes Indians realize how unsafe their personal information is

Over the weekend Airtel’s privacy policy has come into question for its intrusive nature. The policy states that Airtel can collect users’ sensitive personal information, such as sexual orientation, genetic information, and political opinion, and share all of this with third parties. You can see the questionable portions of Airtel’s privacy policy below. Airtel, on […]

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This Month in Data Privacy (October 2020)

Top news in the world of data privacy this month that you don’t want to miss. October 31: TechCrunchThe U.K.’s ICO has reduced the size of a data breach penalty for hotel business Marriott — dropping it to £14.4 million (~$23.8 million) in a final penalty notice. As a result, the fine has come down […]

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Higher trust brings greater responsibility for financial institutions when it comes to Data Privacy

According to a Salesforce survey, 54% of customers say it’s harder than ever for a company to earn their trust. This brings in a new challenge for the banking sector, as trust between the customer and the banks is a base necessity in the industry. Banks and Financial institutions operate in a highly regulated industry. Right […]

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