The world of M2M communications is upon us. Sensors are already installed in city infrastructure and smart home foundations to collect data and feed it to other machines. The goal is to create a more streamlined end-user experience. However, as sensors track movement and back-up data, personal privacy and security issues inevitably come into play.
The TOR Project is advising that people stop using Windows after the discovery of a startling vulnerability in Firefox that undermined the main advantages of the privacy-centered network.
Privacy and digital rights groups have dug in for a longer fight against massive surveillance programmes at the US National Security Agency.
More and more workers around the world are bringing their personal mobile devices to the office daily, and companies appear to be having trouble keeping up with the trend.
US cloud providers could miss out on billions of euros of business from European customers due to data privacy fears around the Prism surveillance programme, the European Commission has claimed.
Businesses worldwide need to re-think their use of cloud computing, in light of recent revelations around the Prism and Tempora surveillance programmes, according to independent privacy advocate Caspar Bowden.
A group of 26 U.S. senators, cutting across party lines, are seeking “public answers” on whether the National Security Agency collected in bulk other data such as credit card purchases and financial information in the U.S. besides phone records.
New research commissioned by civil liberties campaign group Big Brother Watch has revealed that over three quarters of consumers globally are concerned about their privacy online.
Revelations over the U.S. National Security Agency’s Prism surveillance programme have much of the general public in uproar, but in terms of the controversy’s impact to enterprise IT, some CIOs have measured, albeit watchful reactions.
While the curious are looking to get their hands on a pair of Google’s Glass, companies also may be looking …