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Privacy for children in the digital age

If you think that stress on the eyes or a lack of physical activity are the only downsides of children spending long hours on the internet, think again! Recently, I have explored many solutions available in the market, which can predict your behavior based upon your online activity. So, even if you may not realize […]

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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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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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Time for healthcare organizations to ensure patients’ data privacy is now

Change is the new norm for the global healthcare sector. In fact, digitization of health and patient data is undergoing a dramatic and fundamental shift in the clinical, operating and business models and generally in the world of economy for the foreseeable future. This shift is being spurred by aging populations and lifestyle changes; the […]

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