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Zoom announces new updates in response to privacy criticisms
In direct response to the heavy criticism it received last month from reports of meeting-spying and shoddy privacy protocols, Zoom has announced ‘robust’ security enhancements in its new update Zoom 5.0.
Latest Ford and Volkswagen smart cars pose 'serious' privacy and security risk
A consumer goods testing company says its testing of both the latest Ford Focus and Volkswagen Polo indicated the new technology offered in the cars renders users vulnerable to security and privacy breaches.
Google Chrome says it began enforcing secure-by-default handling of third-party cookies with its release of the Chrome 80 update in February. But now the work has been postponed due COVID-19.
TIBCO outlines data sharing across open banking, finance and beyond
Open banking is one step in the move towards an ‘open API economy’, in which key services are shared amongst internal departments, partners, and even public developers.
VR spells virtual trouble for some regulators
Virtual reality (VR)'s popularity continues to soar but it’s an area that’s largely unregulated, which is causing headaches for some regulators around the world.
Hyland: Six enterprise technology trends driving growth in 2020
“In order to gain a competitive edge and amplify growth, organisations are striving to improve customer experiences, streamline operations and mitigate risk.”
Security around personal data a growing concern for Kiwis
“Digital identity is a powerful tool that can enhance privacy, reduce risk and massively increase productivity for people and for organisations."
The BYOD juggling act: balancing security, privacy and mobility
Left unmanaged, personal devices and unmanaged cloud applications can lead to data loss, but if managed too strictly, the IT team risks a backlash from unhappy employees, Bitglass says.
Hands-on review: Ring Door View Cam
Their products can also be integrated into your Smart Home Hub such as Alexa. For a very reasonable price you can have added security for your home.
Gartner: Wearable device spending to total US$52 billion in 2020
Competition from lower-cost smartwatches will reduce average selling prices by 4.5% in 2021.
The cost of securing BYOD with mobile agents - Bitglass
A security solution like mobile device management (MDM) fails to respect user privacy and should not be a common security practice.
Major security, privacy and ethical blindspots in AI development
Security, privacy and ethics are low-priority issues for developers when modelling their machine learning solutions.
IBM announces z15 with new data privacy capabilities
The IBM z15 is a new enterprise platform delivering the ability to manage the privacy of customer data across hybrid multicloud environments.
This is what our kids will hate us for: IoT devices 'asbestos of the future'
"The proliferation of stupid internet-connected smart devices will be the IT asbestos of the future.
Cybersecurity and video surveillance – threats, vulnerabilities and best practices
Axis Communications shares its insights on how changing regulations are affecting companies’ data collection and protection practices.
Google's Federated Learning tech gets privacy enhancements
We look at the new differential privacy library that Google has open-sourced
Android 10 is coming: Here's what's new
Android 10 is rolling out on Google Pixel phones this week, with a wider rollout expected to follow suit for other manufacturers and devices in the near future.
Trade Me releases 7th annual Transparency Report, data requests down 24%
“Transparency reporting is about being open and honest about the requests we receive for our customers data. We hope that publishing this report gives New Zealanders insight into how we work with these agencies to keep Trade Me trusted and safe.”
Passports, licenses of 300 leaked in Ministry for Culture and Heritage data breach
The documents leaked included 228 passports, 55 driver licenses, and 36 birth certificates – making the victims vulnerable to identity theft by cyber-criminals.
Air NZ faces data breach after staff accounts phished
Air New Zealand says information relating to membership profiles may have been visible on internal documents as a result of the breach.
New report considers consumer rights around personal data
“While all companies were compliant with the data access procedures required under the Privacy Act, we found that many companies failed to provide all the user data they were collecting.”
Interview: Businesses must prepare for privacy regulation update
Privacy regulation in New Zealand is taking its cues from regulation in other jurisdictions - in particular the GDPR.
Big Tech firms in the spotlight over data privacy
“Once deemed consumer champions, Big Tech now appears to be the new dark side of capitalism, arguably presenting a bigger risk to society than bankers were."
Air NZ awarded Privacy Trust Mark from Commissioner
“We see privacy as key to building and maintaining customer trust,” says Air New Zealand chief.