Month: March 2021

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PROOF POINTS: What happens when private student information leaks

Congressional watchdog report counts breaches of Social Security numbers and health records at schools How vulnerable is student data at U.S. public schools? That’s a critical question now that many, if not most, of the nation’s 51 million students are learning online at least some of the time. Congressional watchdogs recently attempted to get a handle on […]

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AI could constantly scan the internet for data privacy violations, a quicker, easier way to enforce compliance

AI could constantly scan the internet for data privacy violations, a quicker, easier way to enforce compliance You leave bits of your personal data behind online, and companies are happy to trade in them. metamorworks/ iStock/Getty Images Plus Karuna Pande Joshi, University of Maryland, Baltimore County You’re trailing bits of personal data – such as […]

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People want data privacy but don’t always know what they’re getting

Differential privacy lets organizations collect people’s data while protecting their privacy, but it’s not foolproof. imaginima/E+ via Getty Images Gabriel Kaptchuk, Boston University; Elissa M. Redmiles, Max Planck Institute, and Rachel Cummings, Georgia Institute of Technology The Trump administration’s move to ban the popular video app TikTok has stoked fears about the Chinese government collecting […]

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