data privacy

Mobile Apps, Your Data, and your digital Shadow

Mobile Apps are used every day without a second thought. But convenience comes at a cost. You may want to think twice before you download.

GDPR: Workflow Processes Can Help With Data Management

The GDPR is a de facto mandate for every company to invest in process automation software. How can business workflows help with privacy compliance? Read to learn more.

The Connected Car: Safety, Security and Convenience

Connected car technology has been around at least since the mid-1990s, when GM’s OnStar system debuted in 1996. Today, most people think of the connected car as one that is connected to the Internet or some external service for information and entertainment, navigation, and, increasingly, safety. What does this connectivity do to the way we use these vehicles - what is its impact on our our security, our safety?

The Internet of Toys. Is Barbie Spying on You?

I just received a review sample of a toy that is—and this is not a word I use lightly—awesome. It's the Cozmo, a small robot that is just amazing. Isn't that adorable? But, what's the catch?

Balancing Security and Privacy in the Enterprise

Enterprise security teams have a namesake job to do – secure their organizations – but it does not have to come at the expense of their colleague’s privacy. How, then, do organizations balance the requirements and expectations of both sides and keep their data secure while ensuring that the company refrains from violating privacy laws?

Think About It: Messenger's Live Location, and Other Privacy Issues on Facebook

The new Facebook Messenger "live location" feature comes in handy when coordinating plans with friends, as it lets users share their real-time location on a map within a private/group message. But what kind of security vulnerabilities are consumers voluntarily opening themselves up to?

What is (EU) 2016/679 and Why US Companies Should Care - A LOT - About It?

Familiar with the ‘General Data Protection Regulation' (GDPR) but not exactly sure what it entails? This piece explains that the GDPR is a regulation by which the European Parliament, the European Council and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals within the European Union (EU).

Protecting Data on IoT’s Rocky Road

Before rushing headlong into the Internet of Things, it's good to know what happens to the data that all those connected devices collect--and how to protect it.

Cybersecurity Is About Privacy, Empathy, and the Real World

Technology entrepreneur Vishal Gupta explains how living by the principles of empathizing with the individuals whose data his firm is charged with protecting frames the way he approaches his InfoSec Life.

Dear Santa, Please Keep My Customer Data Safe This Year

With hacking rampant, and the holiday shopping season upon us, no company wants to become the next headline. Lucas Long from InfoTrust shares 3 ways to keep customer data safe.