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.
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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.
In a public response to the private industry consultation on data retention, iiNet has asked the Attorney-General's Department to explain how a scheme would protect privacy and limit agency access to customer data.
When it comes to big data and privacy, mistakes are inevitable. But it's how you respond that will most affect your reputation and bottom line, stress Intel privacy officers.
The Victorian government has replaced the Information Privacy Act with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 to address the protection levels of personal information collected and used by public agencies.
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