#Privacy: UK’s Big Brother Watch warns against facial recognition technology

Big Brother Watch has taken a fresh stance against the rollout of facial recognition cameras in towns across Britain. The civil liberties and privacy campaigning organisation took to Twitter earlier today, saying: “Facial recognition surveillance means our identities are checked en masse. That’s a reversal of the presumption of innocence that’s so at the heart […]

#Privacy: Growth forecast for cybersecurity markets until 2027

According to a report by Fortune Business Insights, titled “Cyber Security Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis”, the global cyber security market value is expected to reach USD 281.74 billion by 2027, from its current standing at USD 112.01 billion. The report also contains an in-depth analysis of the various factors and dynamics that will shape the market during the forecast […]

Data protection conference comes to Maastricht

On 21st and 22nd April, Maastricht University hosts PrivSec Maastricht, a two-day data protection conference exploring the data privacy and cybersecurity challenges that businesses face in the modern era. Three content theatres will offer practical and theoretical approaches to privacy and security. Focus topics include: Global Privacy Laws Building a Global Privacy Programme Corporate Compliance […]

#Privacy: How fintechs can stay in control of data governance and cybersecurity

Fintechs have to jump through numerous hoops when it comes to data governance and ensuring they are cyber secure. Data and processes are subject to regular scheduled compliance checks from internal auditors, plus spot checks without warning from external regulators. You need to demonstrate that you know exactly who has access to what information, why […]

#Privacy: Almost two-thirds of US employees unsure if CCPA applies to their organisation

A new report released by MediaPRO highlights employee knowledge gaps across both the cybersecurity and privacy realms, including a lack of awareness of two major data privacy regulations. The 2020 State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report reveals that 62 percent of employees reported they were unsure if their organization has to comply with the recently-enacted […]

Data protection conference hosts data protection and cybersecurity experts

In February, high-profile speakers delivered expert insight into data privacy and cybersecurity issues to over 2,000 delegates at PrivSec London, a data protection conference held at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre. Baroness Neville-Rolfe opened the two-day event, speaking in the Privacy and Security theatre. “Management of risk has gone up the boardroom agenda. The GDPR […]