Telstra is challenging a ruling by Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim requiring the telco to hand over volumes of metadata to a journalist who requested it.
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The prospect of losing a smidgen of the data hoovered up by law enforcement has worried one police chief enough to effectively 'terror Godwin' the entire conversation, which shows that good is happening with privacy, for a change.
Germany's data protection watchdog has ruled Google must abide by an earlier order to limit its data collection practices.
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner received over 100 voluntary data breach notifications, and saw a 43 percent increase in privacy complaints in the 12 months since changes to the country's Privacy Act came into effect.
At this year's MWC, mobile execs mull how best to balance consumers' right to privacy with the industry's hunger for data.
Concerns about data location, security and privacy risks - as well as software integration problems - mean that 7 out of 10 UK organizations spend less than 10 percent of their IT budgets on cloud services
Big data analytics brings on privacy and ethical concerns. What is your organisation actually doing about them? Does your board understand the risks?
Wearables are less secure than some other forms of technology, with users giving away data oftentimes without even realizing the breadth of the security and privacy invasion.
Companies must balance profits and privacy when monetizing their data, otherwise they risk falling off the 'trust cliff' and alienating their customers.
Google resists calls from European data protection authorities to apply privacy-related URL removals to non-EU domains.
Ahead of the State of the Union later this month, the president's proposed laws aim to force companies to disclose hacks and breaches inside a month.
Government has invested significant resources to build a "smart nation" supported by big data analytics, but it also needs to dedicate sufficient effort in addressing data security and privacy concerns.
This entertaining and original publication explains the implications of sharing personal information in the era of big data analytics, through the medium of the graphic novella.
Big Blue says the engine will eventually enable businesses to aggregate international requirements for data transfers and flag any cross-border privacy issues.
The government's move to force telcos and ISPs to retain customer metadata for two years has been branded 'intrusive of privacy' by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, in a new report calling for the government to define the types of data to be retained and review the two-year retention period.
Recent events highlight leaking data as threat to privacy, anonymity, security
It's time for businesses to start protecting customer privacy and data as conscientiously as they protect their own. Wait. No, better that that.