Avast was recently caught selling user's web browsing data. Sensitive data like website destinations, search terms, and even what videos customers watched were collected by Avast software residing on customers' computers. The data was repackaged an
Artificial intelligence – more specifically, the machine learning (ML) subset of AI - has a number of privacy problems.
Not only does ML require vast amounts of data for the training process, but the derived system is also provided with access to even
For over 30 years I have continually sought-out new professional challenges, been enticed at opportunities to overcome near-impossible obstacles, and have taken on new roles to further the cybersecurity industry.
It is time for the next big move and
The Coronavirus pandemic is changing how people receive healthcare with a shift to more remote diagnosis options being rolled out as a first line of care. The advantages are many, but as an unfortunate result, healthcare data breaches will begin to
Zoom is in crisis mode, facing grave and very public concerns regarding the trust in management’s commitment for secure products, the respect for user privacy, the honesty of its marketing, and the design decisions that preserve a positive user exper
Cybersecurity in 2020 will be evolutionary but not revolutionary. Although there is always change and churn, much of the foundational drivers remain relatively stable. Attacks in the next 12 months are likely to persist in ways already known but ta
Being a champion for digital privacy is no easy task. The perception of privacy and its importance is constantly in flux and radically different around the globe. I am honored to be a part of this dynamic and determined community that protects and
It is always nice to see projects that are open and free to use, to advance technology in secure, private, and safe ways. Curiosity Labs provides startups and established companies a no-cost real-world testing infrastructure to innovate smart city a
Watch panelists Chris Roberts, G. Mark Hardy, and Matthew Rosenquist at VShield 2020
I had the honor to be on a distinguished panel with the incredibly knowledgeable G. Mark Hardy and the infamous white-hat hacker Chris Roberts. We discussed the evol
Does society want governments to take on the role of protecting the Internet? Should the Internet be considered a Critical Infrastructure and therefore be overseen by governments? Will such actions undermine privacy and liberty or will it be demanded
Recent verified reports highlight exploitable vulnerabilities in Apple’s security chip that cannot be patched! The announcement adds to the growing concerns and shifting perceptions about hardware security.
Hardware-based security has pros and cons.
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. It is a time to consider the risks we accept everyday when using computers and what we can do to better protect ourselves.
I have a challenge for each and every person. Something that will help people indiv
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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) has been around since 2018, as the more protective data privacy legislation of any state, but not all businesses have been acting ethically in their compliance and respect for user privacy.
As a result, the
The small country of New Zealand is showing great privacy leadership by releasing a tool to help businesses determine if a cybersecurity incident is considered a Data Breach.
Criminals are offering stalking services, through the use of Moscow’s camera system, to identify and track people for $200. Customers provide a picture and the criminals will return a report of where that person has been, where they frequent, and mo
We are surrounded! Smart devices are everywhere and being integrated into all facets of our lives, from toothbrushes to automobiles. Entire cities are becoming ‘smart’, as are factories, governments, global retail, freight logistics, and all nation
Apple is instituting new privacy requirements, for all new applications being listed in the App Store, to enhance transparency and educate users.
It is an important step, but additional measures are needed to ensure compliance.
I am honored to be among Thinkers360’s Top10 Privacy Thought Leaders and Influencers. Our digital world is filling with so much information, it represents a growing risk to the privacy and respect of people. We can have the benefits of innovative t
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