Barack Obama, has sent out a clear message about the risks of failing to treat data privacy with the respect the issue deserves. Addressing audiences at a tech conference in San Francisco this week, the former US president went to lengths to describe the obligations on corporate shoulders to deal with Big Data in a […]
Posted on 20th September 2019 in GDPR.
Amazon and Google are among a group of the world’s largest companies to vow to increase spending on green energy as thousands of strikes get underway around the world.
Posted on 20th September 2019 in General business.
In November 2018, leading UK AI company, DeepMind released information about how its health division would be moved to its parent group, Google. The move is now taking place after a delay that has not been short of controversy, the BBC reports. Upon the announcement of the reshuffle, DeepMind came under fire for allegedly failing […]
Posted on 19th September 2019 in GDPR.
Gatwick Airport becomes the first British airport to permanently use facial recognition technology for passenger ID checks. Following numerous self-boarding trials with EasyJet, the technology will allow passengers to walk through security and straight onto an airplane. Passengers who have chosen to opt-in to use the service will have their faces scanned by the technology. […]
Posted on 18th September 2019 in GDPR.
An online advertising campaign which gathers data on voters may be putting the Conservative party in breach of data protection laws, experts say. The views have been made in reaction to the way the Tories have been collecting information on pro-Brexit voters through a web-based ad campaign, the Guardian reports. The website at the centre […]
Posted on 17th September 2019 in GDPR.
EIT Digital, the European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation, is supporting the development of the new programmes. University of London’s Artificial Intelligence Research Centre (CitAI) and Institute for Cyber Security (ICS) will lead two new Doctoral Training Programs (DTPs), supported by the European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation EIT Digital. Starting in the 2019-2020 academic year will be a DTP […]
Posted on 16th September 2019 in GDPR.
Coming to Dublin’s Convention Centre on 23rd and 24th September 2019, PrivSec Dublin will bring together a global audience of senior decision-makers and privacy specialists to explore the bonds between data privacy and security. As Brexit negotiations continue, confusion lingers over how companies that transfer personal data beyond British shores can continue to do so […]
Posted on 13th September 2019 in GDPR.
Britain’s representative to a United Nations cyber-security group has spoken out about the need for more money to be directed into cyber defence capacity. The representative also called for greater respect to be paid to international law processes within digital transformation, in an address to the UN Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) held to develop information and telecommunications […]
Posted on 12th September 2019 in GDPR.
Musicians have come out in support for a ban on facial recognition technology being used at music gigs and concerts. Rock band, Speedy Ortiz, and former guitarist with Audioslave and Rage Against The Machine, Tom Morello, have teamed up with digital rights group, Fight for the Future, to stand against technology that could be used to […]
Posted on 11th September 2019 in GDPR.