Modern lives leave a digital trail, and most people are unaware of just who is auditing it. Security expert Bruce Schneier examines how governments, corporations, individuals and society as a whole can deliver a better balance between security and privacy.
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Our online lives generate a trail of data that is eagerly consumed, analysed and traded by marketing companies and rating agencies, among others. This book explores the dangers of the data-driven society, with a particular focus on Silicon Valley and Wall Street.
This gorgeous atlas of a modern city does what most infographics only aspire to: it takes a vast amount of information and makes it clear and understandable.
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.
Data visualisation company Duckboard's was on the verge of closure until a casual email changed the company's destiny entirely.
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.
Can Google's Inbox app make my life easier? Sure, but the real test is to throw a few hundred messages at it and see what happens.
MIT professor Alex Pentland outlines his theories on how good ideas arise and spread, and how sensors and big data analysis can deliver better social outcomes.
This book explains what it covers very well, but in a field that's moving as fast as big data and machine learning, its sound but rather traditional approach may soon look a little dated.
Activity trackers are useful when they provide date tracking with little to no effort on your part. Garmin succeeded in bringing a tracker with all the basics in a device that doesn't ever need to be charged up.
Divide creates a completely separate container for your Exchange account on your iPhone or iPad so that corporate email, calendars, and contacts don't mingle with your personal data.
Comments made by Verizon's chief lawyer (and heavily disputed by legal experts and academics at the time) have been proven false.
The bitcoin wallet denied it suffered a hack or data breach, despite the leak of customer email addresses, and said the claims it is under a gag order are "just not true."
New out-of-the-box dashboards and reports in the app correlate operating system data to enable monitoring of the email service and provide deep visibility into usage and behavior.
The startup's technology automates the transaction review process by instantly analyzing profile data, behavioral data, and cyber intelligence to help online retailers protect themselves and their customers from fraud.
This book examines the benefits — primarily economic — of open data, and foresees a bright future. But can we learn from the early days of the internet and avoid the inevitable pitfalls?
have i been pwned?, a service that tells you if your email address is in one of the big data breach databases, now accepts domain searches.
Target said names, email addresses and other data was stolen and could affect up to 70 million customers. This disclosure comes on top of a payment card breach outlined in December.
Now you can be contacted if your email address appears in any new, publicly-released data breaches.
That deluge in your inbox needs to be handled. A team of Israeli researchers thinks big data has some answers that can help.
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