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Due to Web 2.0, social media, data privacy is a real hot topic, some even saying that it is an old fashioned idea...
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WikiLeaks targets global risk company Stratfor - Reuters

WikiLeaks targets global risk company Stratfor - Reuters | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
CBC.caWikiLeaks targets global risk company StratforReutersMEDIA PARTNERS People linked to Anonymous took credit for the data theft.
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Obama launches online bill of rights

Obama launches online bill of rights | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
US President Barack Obama on Thursday unveiled a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights aimed at improving data privacy protection on the Internet - but it appears less radical that the recently published EU version.
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USA: la protection de la vie privée sur internet inquiète les Américains - RTBF Medias

USA: la protection de la vie privée sur internet inquiète les Américains - RTBF Medias | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
La Maison blanche a dévoilé, jeudi, un projet de protection des données personnelles sur internet. Cette initiative pourrait donner davantage de moyens aux autorités américaines face aux géants du secteur, dont Facebook ou Google.
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Google's new privacy policy: The good, bad, scary | ZDNet

Google's new privacy policy: The good, bad, scary | ZDNet | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
I’m all for breaking down data silos, but when Google knows more about me than my wife I get a bit worried. (Everybody is talking about Google, aren't you?
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Politique de confidentialité : la CNIL contrôle Amazon

Politique de confidentialité : la CNIL contrôle Amazon | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
La Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés a débuté sa campagne de contrôle des grandes firmes américaines du monde de l'internet à...
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Data protection and telecommunications in Europe: Do we need a new European regulation?

Data protection and telecommunications in Europe: Do we need a new European regulation? | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
By Rosa Rosanelli. In today’s digital environment, the increasingly widespread use of social networking sites and location-based services and the constant collection of data for advertising purpo...
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Government Wants a Social Media Data Mining Toolset

Government Wants a Social Media Data Mining Toolset | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
The government wants a toolset that monitors Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and even traffic webcams.
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How to Sell the Value Of Information Security – The four “Rs” : My Information Security Job

How to Sell the Value Of Information Security – The four “Rs” : My Information Security Job | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it

Whether you are freelancer in the information security sector trying to convince a company to hire you, or you are struggling with an employer to justify the annual information security budget, explaining the importance and value of what you do is a hurdle most people in the industry face.

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Do Not Track Plus pour préserver votre vie privée

Do Not Track Plus pour préserver votre vie privée | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it

Do Not Track Plus est une extension disponible sur Chrome, Firefox, Safari et Internet Explorer.

Celle-ci vous permettra d'être averti quand vous êtes traqué par des outils de suivi en ligne et ainsi permettre d'arrêter ce profilage. Cela concerne par exemple les réseaux sociaux, les publicités d'annonceurs, la collecte de données, etc...Il faut savoir qu'en moyenne un internaute est suivi par plus de 100 techniques de profilage chaque jour. Ci-dessous un petit tutoriel vidéo pour apprendre à s'en servir


Via Frédéric DEBAILLEUL
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Google Privacy Policy Update

A brief overview (by Google) of recent changes to the Google Privacy Policy...

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Irish telecom firm confirms data breach after unencrypted laptop theft

According to the Irish Independent, details of more than 7,000 mobile phone customers and employees were compromised while bank account or credit card details of 550 eMobile and Meteor customers was also potentially at risk.

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Google’s privacy policy challenged in US court

Google’s privacy policy challenged in US court | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it

A lawsuit by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) alleged Google violated a settlement agreement reached with US regulators last March that requires consent from the user if Google collects information under one privacy policy and then changes the policy.

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Commission downplays Parliament EU-US data privacy concerns

Commission downplays Parliament EU-US data privacy concerns | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding has insisted that US authorities cannot override EU laws on data privacy, following concerns expressed by MEPs that US laws and subpoenas could force EU companies to disclose personal data to US law enforcement...
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Google data policy raises privacy worry - Brisbane Times

Google data policy raises privacy worry - Brisbane Times | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
Google data policy raises privacy worryBrisbane TimesOthers worry that information, once amassed, could be vulnerable to theft and public distribution beyond their control.
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F.T.C. Finds Privacy Problems With Apps for Children

F.T.C. Finds Privacy Problems With Apps for Children | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
The Federal Trade Commission issued a report saying that makers of mobile applications aimed at children are not clear about their handling of privacy issues and the data their apps collect.
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EU Data Protection Proposals: Outsourcing and Employee Data ...

EU Data Protection Proposals: Outsourcing and Employee Data ... | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
The EU's proposed new revisions to data privacy could have broad ramifications for the unwary. Outsourcing arrangements often require the transfer of employees' personal data from the customer to the supplier or vice versa.
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Apple releases Contact Data Privacy statement | Ipads Advisor

Apple releases Contact Data Privacy statement | Ipads Advisor | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
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How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did - Forbes

How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did - Forbes | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
Target has perfecting the technique of analyzing consumers' shopping habits to figure out who's pregnant. How can they send customers congratulatory coupons without freaking them out?
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FBI Says Social Media Monitoring Won't Infringe Privacy Rights

FBI Says Social Media Monitoring Won't Infringe Privacy Rights | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
The FBI said its proposed plans to monitor social media sites to improve real-time situation awareness will be fully vetted by the agency's Privacy and Civil...
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Face à la multiplicité des attaques massives, le salut des entreprises peut-il venir d’Internet ? par Emmanuel Macé - Chronique Solutions

Les récentes cyber-attaques incarnent un nouveau type de menaces. Il ne s’agit plus pour les entreprises de se protéger contre des hackers organisés, peu nombreux et possédant de solides connaissances en informatique, mais contre des communautés d’hacktivistes de tous âges et de tous horizons.

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Mobile payments will boost crime, say security pros

Mobile payments will boost crime, say security pros | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
KPMG survey finds that 92% of information security officers believe that the adoption of mobile payments will increase cyber crime...
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The Impact of 3D Printing on Intellectual Property, News - Printware

The Impact of 3D Printing on Intellectual Property, News - Printware | Data privacy & security | Scoop.it
The Impact of 3D Printing on Intellectual Property...
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Should you care that Google and Facebook collect data on you?

Probably.

Consider this: In 2006 America Online (AOL) accidentally released data on 658,000 of its users.

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Data breaches put patients at risk for identity theft

Walk into a doctor's office and chances are that some of your most private information -- from your Social Security number to the details of your last cervical exam and your family's cancer history -- is stored electronically.

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