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Singapore seeks inclusion of data portability in Personal Data Protection Act
Singapore is looking to implement a data portability requirement as part of the ongoing review of the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA).
ForgeRock: Why safeguarding privacy is a competitive advantage
Business leaders who fail to prioritise privacy and security protections do so at the risk of losing customer trust.
The right to be forgotten online could soon be forgotten
Despite bolstering free speech and access to information, the internet can be a double-edged sword, because that access to information goes both ways.
Four ways the technology landscape will change in 2019
Until now, organisations have only spoken about innovative technologies somewhat theoretically. This has left people without a solid understanding of how they will ultimately manifest in our work and personal lives.
Germany watchdog calls out Facebook's 'abuse of power'
Bundeskartellamt asserts that Facebook must ask for consent from all users to collect data from within Facebook-owned services and third party websites – or face heavy restrictions on data collection.
Gemalto: A look at what’s in store for IoT security
Three predominant security tools emerged as the top methods Australian organisations are using to secure their IoT data/services/devices.
Data Protection Day highlights breadth of compliance needed
A cyber resilience strategy with defence in depth is now a fundamental part of any organisation’s approach to operational activity.
Why responsible use of workforce data is essential for business growth
"It is clear that Australians are seeking greater control and transparency over the use of their personal data."
Google's €50m fine a wake up call for big data analytics
Data analytics are essential to company growth, competitive differentiation, and innovation. But there’s now a huge challenge.
Twitter says sorry about Android bug that lasted four years
Users of Twitter's Android platform may want to review their privacy settings.
Top risk facing organisations? Why, it’s an IT talent famine
For some time there has been talk about how the IT industry is crying out for new talent and skills, which a lot of people have glossed over. But now Gartner says it is a harsh reality.
Encryption app to help travellers secure their devices
"One of the things we wanted to ensure is that when you say you cannot get your data, it is true."
ManageEngine VP’s 5 tech trends to look out for in 2019
Next year is to be one where we will see many technologies that have been on the fringes begin to be implemented among the mainstream.
Insights: What will happen with data privacy in 2019?
It is certainly the season for predictions and so without further ado, here are some insights from Ensighten CEO Ian Woolley
Health beyond borders: How can blockchain transform medical tourism?
In the wake of rising blockchain popularity, the medical tourism industry is bound to be among the top beneficiaries.
Interview: CA Technologies explores the state of digital trust in APJ
A recent survey by CA Technologies found that 40% of APJ executives have sold customer data, although many cybersecurity pros aren’t actually aware that this happened. How is this possible?
Privacy management company OneTrust expands into AU and NZ
The expansion includes a new office, local data centres and updated product offerings to meet new and amended Australia and New Zealand privacy laws.
Managing the information paradox in the NDB/GDPR era
Businesses need a solution that helps manage compliance and audits while making it simple for the right people to access the data they need.
CISOs - Know what you can and can’t control with GDPR
80% of GDPR-related data isn’t under the control of CISOs.
Apple reportedly taking steps to crack down on iPhone unlockers
Apple is reportedly taking a stand against those who use phone unlockers to access data on iPhones,
Facebook app shares your data with phone manufacturers - time to say 'I quit'?
According to NordVPN, Facebook’s data harvesting, sharing, and profit goes far beyond Cambridge Analytica.
Department of Health trials secure blockchain-based health research project
The DoH was looking for a platform that could give researchers access to medical data, while also preventing that data from being re-identified.
Consumers will reward companies with good data protection - and they'll punish those without it
Consumers are wary about organisations’ ability to safeguard their personal data, with 37% believing most businesses just don’t know how to do it.
Fines for UK data privacy issues surged 29% in 2017 - what will GDPR bring?
Fines increased almost £1m last year and now with the biggest change to data privacy for more than 20 years, PwC says they will leap again.