Privacy news stories - Page 2
Rights to privacy and safety under threat - report
The State of Digital Rights report has found that online safety is at risk from increased big tech and government power.
Surfshark releases fake news filter for Chrome and Firefox
In a bid to prevent the spread of misinformation, Surfshark has announced the release of its fake news warning (FNW) extension for Chrome and Firefox.
Digital transformation, privacy and the 'darkside' of the Metaverse
Technology is growing more and more sophisticated with each passing year. However, as the metaverse begins to unfold, we're only just scratching the surface to leverage data in new and innovative ways.
Can artificial intelligence protect people from dating app scams?
A new survey has revealed how much of personal information app users would give to to artificial intelligence.
Over a quarter of people have had data breached - survey
A new Proton survey has explored online data protection habits and reveals how common data breaches are.
NCSC warns risk of cyber attack amid Russia/Ukraine tensions
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has encouraged NZ's crucial organisations to examine their cyber security preparedness in light of the increased tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
NCSC joins data breach service in government programme
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has become part of the data breach service Have I Been Pwned’s (HIBP) government programme.
Biometric info to lead to millions in privacy lawsuits
Privacy budgets increased from $1.7 million in 2019 to $2 million in 2021 and are expected to continue to increase at a steady rate, the analysts find.
Google introduces Privacy Sandbox on Android to limit data sharing
The solutions will limit sharing of user data with third parties and operate without cross-app identifiers, including advertising ID.
Privacy considered a 'business imperative' - report
Privacy is mission-critical, with 91% of businesses in Asia Pacific considering privacy a business imperative.
Show, don't tell: CISOs encouraged to be security 'influencers' rather than 'enforcers'
Show, don’t tell: That’s the approach CISOs need to take if they want to better manage cybersecurity in their organisation, according to a new report from KPMG.
Forbury achieves ISO/IEC 27001 information security certification
Forbury, a commercial real estate valuation software company, has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification.
CredShare announces successful capital raising and next-gen RegTech
Australian start-up CredShare has announced it's raised a further circa $2.7 million while unveiling the next evolution of its credentials platform.
Massive state of unpreparedness for CCPA compliance exposed
"The findings of our research show that companies are woefully unprepared for CCPA compliance, especially when it comes to enabling and responding to consumers data privacy rights."
Study: Rideshare apps hungry for customers personal data
Data has revealed the most data-hungry rideshare apps on the market, along with other surprising results around their safety and reliability.
Forrester analysts comment on privacy practices ahead of International Privacy Day
Forrester's analysts share insights ahead of International Privacy Day on how privacy is now a priority for nearly every company worldwide.
A new radar and computer vision-based IoT AI platform creates smart spaces easily
Ulisse is launching the only radar and computer vision-based IoT AI platform to help retailers, businesses, cities, and more turn areas into intelligent spaces.
An exclusive look at the NZ NCSC cyber crime report
Documenting the activities of New Zealand government agencies for the tax-paying public ensures one consumes a range of essential, if largely indigestible, reading matter.
To disclose or not to disclose?: The significance of data breach disclosure in Aotearoa
A data breach can be any company's worst nightmare. Not only can it cause catastrophic damage to systems and workflows, but it can also often be extraordinarily damaging and costly.
Australians have mixed feelings on cybersecurity priorities according to new PWC research
Australians have been found to have seemingly mixed priorities when it comes to cybersecurity, a new study by PWC has revealed.
OPC finds leading cause of privacy breaches is human error
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says, “We are seeing clear patterns emerging since mandatory reporting of serious privacy breaches came into effect with the Privacy Act 2020 on 1 December last year.”
Is your online shopping as anonymous as you think? New research reveals shock analysis
With Cyber Monday and Christmas shopping still in full swing, new research has revealed that you may not be as anonymous as you think when you shop online.
How moving to a secure distributed cloud can help set businesses up for success
While the cloud has already been widely adopted by Australian companies and is considered mainstream technology, new developments and emerging trends are expected to provide new opportunities for businesses as they increase their investment in the cloud.
Kiwi-owned cloud infrastructure critical to national prosperity, says new Catalyst Cloud CEO
Doug Dixon has been appointed the new chief executive officer for Catalyst Cloud.