#Privacy: Almost half of IT professionals still track IT assets in spreadsheets, study finds

According to data collected by digital workplace security specialists, Ivanti, 43% of IT professionals use spreadsheets as one of their resources to track IT assets. Furthermore, 56% currently do not manage the entire asset lifecycle, risking redundant assets, potentially creating a risk, and causing unnecessary and costly purchases. Survey findings demonstrate the need for greater […]

#Privacy: Vast majority of mobile transactions blocked as fraud last year, report finds

Almost all (93%) of total mobile transactions in 20 countries were blocked as fraudulent in 2019 according to a report on the state of malware and mobile ad fraud released today by mobile technology company, Upstream. The “Invisible Digital Threat” data is based on deployments of Upstream’s Secure-D full-stack anti-fraud platform that detects and blocks fraudulent mobile transactions mostly originated from […]

#Privacy: US Data Privacy and the esports industry – far from game over

Competitive video gaming (eSports) is a billion dollar industry. Millions of viewers tune in annually to watch players in real-time compete for prize money and bragging rights. End-users purchase in-game products and exchange information through chat forums and other methods of communication. And advertisers reap the benefits. In short, data is king. And as the […]

#Privacy: 80% of US citizens want a privacy law to protect personal data

As state houses and Congress rush to consider new consumer privacy legislation in 2020, DataGrail, a privacy management company, conducted nationwide research that shows Americans expect more control over their personal information online, and are concerned with how businesses use the data collected about them. DataGrail released the research on National Data Privacy Day to help raise awareness for data privacy […]

#Privacy: Business resilience a concern against increasing cyber risk

As executives continue to confront cybersecurity, financial crime and regulatory threats in 2020, companies remain largely unprepared for events that can impact revenue, valuation and reputation, according to a new survey released recently by FTI Consulting, Inc. at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The FTI Consulting Resilience Barometer 2020, a survey of more than […]

#Privacy: Rising adoption of smart bins to improve efficiency and reduce costs

Smart waste management through the installation of smart waste bins is expected to improve the efficiency of waste collection, transportation, and recycling of waste. As sensor-enabled bins communicate the level of waste in them, they can reduce the number of trips haulers need to make, lowering costs and greenhouse gas emissions. The $278.8 million market is expected to grow at a compound […]

#Privacy: Cyber rises to top of global business risk list for first time, study finds

For the first time ever, Cyber incidents ranks as the most important business risk globally in the ninth Allianz Risk Barometer 2020, relegating perennial top peril Business interruption (BI) to second place. Seven years ago, cyber ranked 15th with just 6% of responses. Changes in legislation and regulation (#3 with 27%) and Climate change (#7 with […]