Futurum analyst Michael Diamond discusses the Amazon Ring camera service that now offers its battery powered devices with end-to-end encryption offering its users an extra layer of protection and addressing customer privacy concerns.
The Fear Mongering About Amazon Sidewalk is Nothing More Than a Big, Fat Nothing Burger
Futurum’s Daniel Newman takes on the fear mongering that’s dominated the media about Amazon Sidewalk in the simplest of terms: it’s a big, fat nothing burger. Here’s why.
Honesty, Transparency, and Data Collection: Improving Customer Trust and Loyalty
Some companies are leading the push for better data privacy and are being rewarded with customer loyalty. Here are the standouts you might not have heard about.
Microsoft’s Edge Browser Updated at Microsoft Ignite 2020
Microsoft made a series of enhancements to make its Edge Browser more robust and secure at this year’s Ignite Conference.
German Court Ruling against Facebook Data Collection Practices a Possible Catalyst
Last year, Facebook had been ordered to stop collecting and combining data across its various platforms without explicit user consent. This latest ruling in Karlsruhe effectively negates the stay granted by the Dusseldorf court, and requires Facebook to once again comply with the original order. This could well trigger a domino effect of regulatory action against Facebook in the EU and the US.
Remote Work Tools Are Hot, But Keep Data Privacy in Mind
In the wake of COVID-19, we are getting an influx of companies that are promising free or expanded services to help employees take on remote work, which at least temporarily will be the new normal.
FCC Crackdown on Data Abuses by US Wireless Carriers Sends Dangerous Message on Privacy
The FCC crackdown on location data abuses by US wireless carriers sends dangerous message on customer privacy, but it’s a pretty significant win for carriers and tech companies. Here’s a look at all the things that are wrong with that.
Massive GDPR Fines Mean Investors, Board Members Rethink Cybersecurity
The news of the massive GDPR fines levied against British Airways and Marriott has gotten the attention of CIOs. More importantly CEOs, investors, and board members are rethinking cybersecurity, realizing that a security-first mindset in all aspects of the organization is critically important.
WWDC 2019 — Apple’s Privacy Theme Rings Clear, That’s Impressive
WWDC 2019 — Apple’s privacy theme rings clear even with massive new announcements. Here are what I think are some of the privacy-focused standouts.
Why Building a Security First Culture is Business-Critical
In the smart, connected, and increasingly automated landscape businesses operate in today, the risk of exposure of sensitive data or infiltration by cyber criminals is becoming ever more prevalent. The increasing use of cloud services and third-party integrations are exposing companies to risks with the potential to disrupt operations, erode consumer trust, and ultimately damage business reputations to the detriment …
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