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  1. FTC Wants a Trusted Internet of ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | NewsFactor

    The Federal Trade Commission is voicing its concerns about the Internet of Things , suggesting several steps businesses should take to protect consumer privacy and The FTC acknowledged that IoT, which connects devices to the Internet so they can send and receive data, is already making an impact on millions of American consumers via health and fitness monitors, connected cars, home security devices and household appliances. The agency is concerned that privacy and security concerns could undermine consumer confidence in this booming industry.


  2. Townsend Security Releases Major Update to PGP Command Line for IBM...Read the original story

    12 min ago | PRWeb

    The latest release of PGP Command Line encryption for IBM z/OS by Townsend Security adds support for conversion between EBCDIC and ASCII character sets. Townsend Security, a leading authority in data privacy solutions, today announced a major update to PGP Command Line for IBM z/OS .


  3. Imagine Learning Signs Student Privacy PledgeRead the original story

    16 min ago | PRWeb

    This new pledge is a public way of uniting with other ed-tech companies to set an industry standard for the shared moral obligation we hold. Imagine Learning announced today that it has joined a growing number of ed-tech companies that have made the Student Privacy Pledge to protect student data.


  4. EU data czar seeks global voice amidst tension with USRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago |

    The EU will seek a global voice in the burgeoning data privacy debate, the new European Data Protection Supervisor , Giovanni Butarelli, said yesterday against a backdrop of mounting tension on data issues between the EU and the US. "Europe needs to be at the forefront in shaping a global, digital standard for privacy and data protection which centres on the rights of the individual," Buttarelli said on data privacy day, staking out the direction he intends to take the office of EDPS .


  5. UK: Privacy concerns rising, trust fallingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BizReport

    Nearly all Internet users in the U.K. have concerns about their online privacy and 33% are more concerned now than they were a year ago, according to the Index. As privacy concerns rise and trust falls, 80% of consumers are changing their online behavior which, says TRUSTe, has a significant impact on business.


  6. DeWine urges Ohioans to protect personal informationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today encouraged Ohioans to protect their personal information and take steps to avoid identity theft. The warning was made on Data Privacy Day , when organizations around the world promote data protection and cybersecurity.


  7. Snowden files show Canadian spy agency running global internet surveillance programRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | DNA India

    ... Foreign Ministry said in a statement emailed to Reuters on Wednesday. It said Brazil has sought to enhance Internet privacy and security through international governance agreements. A US intelligence official declined to comment. The Canadian ...


  8. European Commission To Seek 42 Pieces Of Data from Air Travellers To Combat Terror ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | International Business Times

    ... the move and they call it as an attempt of blanket harvesting personal information and shrewd incursion on personal privacy. Jan Philipp Albrecht, vice chairman of the European parliament's civil liberties committee blasted the move and said: "the ...


  9. UO professor Bill Harbaugh returns 22,000 pages, declares victory, plans more of sameRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... the rest made public in the archives. "I'm not trying to post documents that are legitimately protected by student privacy or other laws," Harbaugh said. "I'm trying to make a point about the university's obsessive secrecy, about how it functions, ...


  10. At Carnegie Mellon, FTC Commissioner urges protecting publicRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    During the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this month, Federal Trade Commission Commissioner Julie Brill said she couldn't help but notice Swarovski bracelets doubling as health monitors, outdoor grills that send text alerts when burgers reach the perfect medium and other everyday items wired to the teeth for the sake of Internet connectivity. Addressing a crowd of software engineers, data scientists and aspiring tech professionals during Carnegie Mellon University's Data Privacy Day on Wednesday, Mrs. Brill placed the future of privacy and security for such devices squarely in their laps.


  11. Federal Agency Weighed Spying on Cars at Gun ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... from innocent Americans, as well as those suspected of crimes, creating records that lawmakers and others say raise privacy concerns. The Journal reported Monday that the DEA, an arm of the Justice Department, has been quietly building a database to ...


  12. HMS To Launch Biomedical Informatics DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Harvard Crimson

    ... of what your next move clinically is, so they're flying more blindly." Kohane acknowledged concerns about patient privacy and ownership of data, pointing to the necessity of creating ways to respect patient autonomy while still fulfilling research ...


  13. Retail Statement on Data Privacy DayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    a a The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) today released the following statement on the eighth annual Data Privacy Day in the United States: "Retailers are at the cutting edge of the 21st century digital economy and want to continue to ...


  14. The Technology that Unmasks Your Hidden EmotionsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WRKO-AM Brighton

    Startups are combining psychology and big data to analyze people's faces and potentially discover their deepest emotions-while amassing an enormous visual database that is breeding privacy concerns.


  15. No answers from administrators on medical campus dean changeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... if so, why - the administrators told them that it was a personnel matter, which they couldn't talk about because of privacy concerns. The search for a new dean will be led not by administrators in either UGA or GRU, but by University System of ...


  16. White House preps expansive online privacy billRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Memeorandum

    White House preps expansive online privacy bill - The White House is preparing to send a sweeping online privacy proposal to Congress that would restrict how companies like Google and Facebook handle consumer data while greatly expanding the power of the Federal Trade Commission to police abuses


  17. Firms may face new $16,500 privacy fines under White House billRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | GigaOM

    Many consumers have grown resigned to the parade of privacy breaches that occur when apps or big tech companies like Facebook or Google misuse their personal data. These incidents typically result in a slap on the wrist for the offending company, but that could change under a new privacy law the White House is expected to propose next month.


  18. Peeping Tom victims, lawmakers say penalties too laxRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Beaverton man who pleaded guilty Tuesday to invasion of personal privacy is expected to spend two years behind bars, the punishment for using a hidden camera to spy on an underage teen girl naked for nearly five years. Bradley McCollum, 48, was convicted of filming now-18-year-old Madison Reed starting when she was just 13 years old.


  19. Overnight Tech: FCC preps to pinpoint 911 callsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... verified, and that new rules are technology-neutral and ensure cellphone 911 calls lead to a dispatchable location. Privacy concerns still linger: Not everyone is supportive of the FCC's move. Privacy advocates fear that the new FCC rules could ...


  20. Neighbor recorded teenage girl for four years with hidden cameras...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... he will NOT be charged with a sex crime Bradley McCollum, 48, pleaded guilty to burglary and invasion of personal privacy for taping his friend's daughter beginning when she was 13 As part of a plea deal, McCollum will be sentenced to two years in ...