Avast Announces Termination of Data Collection Subsidiary

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Avast will phase out Jumpshot, a subsidiary that sells user browsing data gleaned from its antivirus and security products. . “I The article resulted in a torrent of negative publicity for the company, especially for its promise to deliver data on “every search.

Data Collection and Business Intelligence (BI)

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Data & Business Intelligence: Connecting The Dots What key data points are you tracking against your buyer personas or go-to-market strategy?

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ThreatList: Google’s Advertising Network Dominates Global Data Collection

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With DoubleClick, Analytics and AdWords under its belt, Google continues dominating when it comes to global data collection for advertising, a new report found. Most Recent ThreatLists Privacy Adsense Advertising advertising network AdWords Analytics aol advertising data collection DoubleClick google moat tracking

From data collection to data consumption

IBM Big Data Hub

Not every startup is going to become a world-changing behemoth, but when a small, agile company hits on a truly disruptive idea, it can transform an entire industry

Poland and Lithuania fear that data collected via FaceApp could be misused

Security Affairs

Many security experts are warning of the risks of using the popular app, threat actors could be potentially interested in data collected by FaceApp. The post Poland and Lithuania fear that data collected via FaceApp could be misused appeared first on Security Affairs.

What Happens With the Data Collected by Doorbell Cameras?

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The post What Happens With the Data Collected by Doorbell Cameras? Best Practices Ediscovery Security Technology data privacy doorbell camera news reaction technologyappeared first on Zapproved.

Microsoft Products Under EU Investigation About Data Collection

Dark Reading

A new inquiry aims to determine whether contracts between Microsoft and EU organizations violate GDPR

The Dark Sides of Modern Cars: Hacking and Data Collection

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How features such as infotainment and driver-assist can give others a leg up on car owners. Privacy Vulnerabilities Web Security Audi BMW Charlie Miller Chris Valasek driverless vehicles electronic control units smart cars Society of Automotive Engineers

89% of Android Users Didn't Consent to Facebook Data Collection

Dark Reading

A new survey shows most Android users did not give Facebook permission to collect their call and text data

Crapo, Brown probe Facebook over financial data collection

Information Management Resources

Mike Crapo and Sherrod Brown are asking Facebook about its consumer financial data collection practices as they consider data privacy legislation. Data privacy Data security Data privacy rules Law and regulation Mike Crapo Sherrod Brown Senate Banking Committee Facebook

German regulator orders Facebook to restrict data collection

The Guardian Data Protection

User consent will be required before combining WhatsApp and Instagram account data Germany’s anti-monopoly regulator has ordered Facebook not to combine user data from its WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook apps without consent, after a major three-year investigation into potentially anti-competitive actions. The federal cartel office announced on Thursday that it would be giving the technology company 12 months to change its data policies.

Strong security defense starts with prioritizing, limiting data collection

Information Management Resources

Some businesses hold large volumes of personal data because they believe it’s necessary for comprehensive identity and credential verification, but this practice can be risky. Data security Cyber security Cyber attacks Data privacy GDPR

Better data collection and management key for digital transformation

Information Management Resources

But IT personnel too often feel they lack the skills, technology and bandwidth to create the data-centric foundation needed. Data acquisition Data integration Data transparency Data management Data visualization Data discovery

GCHQ data collection violated human rights, Strasbourg court rules

The Guardian Data Protection

GCHQ Privacy UK security and counter-terrorism UK news Data protection Edward SnowdenUK agency breached right to privacy in programme revealed by Edward Snowden, judges say GCHQ’s methods in carrying out bulk interception of online communications violated privacy and failed to provide sufficient surveillance safeguards, the European court of human rights has ruled in a test case judgment.

Wacom Tablet Data Exfiltration Raises Security Concerns

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Wacom stated that its data collection is done only in aggregate -- but that doesn't fix the issues, according to security experts.

CFPB's Mulvaney to Warren: Breaches justified data-collection halt

Information Management Resources

Acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Mick Mulvaney has cited hundreds of confirmed and suspected data breaches as justification for his halting the bureau's data collection activities last month. Law and regulation Compliance Data security Data breaches Mick Mulvaney Elizabeth Warren CFPB

Critical Bugs Open Food-Safety Systems to Remote Attacks

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The AK-EM 800 software from Danfoss centralizes alarm management, automatic data collection and food-quality reporting.

Ring Doorbell App for Android Caught Sharing User Data with Facebook, Data-Miners

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The Amazon-owned video doorbell uses third-party trackers to serve up rich data to marketers without meaningfully notifying users.

FTC Demands Broadband Providers Reveal Data Handling Practices

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The FTC is ordering seven companies - including AT&T, T-Mobile, Comcast and more - to outline what data they collect, what they use the data for, and how transparent they're being with consumers. Government Privacy AT&T Comcast data collection Data Privacy FTC internet data ISP isp data collection Sprint T-Mobile

Web's 'dark patterns' targeted as U.S. senators take aim at tech data collecting

Information Management Resources

senators introduced a bipartisan bill that would ban 'manipulative' design features and prompts that let large websites 'trick consumers into handing over their personal data.'. Customer data Data privacy Facebook TwitterTwo U.S.

Consumer Data Privacy Rights: Emerging Tech Blurs Lines

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Data privacy is a fundamental right for Americans - but new emerging technologies like drone, IoT and facial recognition are introducing gray areas.

New Bill Proposes NSA Surveillance Reforms

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government to collect telephone data from millions of Americans. The newly-introduced bill targets the Patriot Act's Section 215, previously used by the U.S.

EFF Talks the Corporate Surveillance of Consumers

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The EFF explains how data is being tracked and used on the web and mobile devices, how consumers can protect themselves - and why it's not all bad news. Podcasts Privacy ad tracking amazon Cookies data collection Facebook google mobile Mobile tracking twitter web tracking

House Passes Bill Limiting NSA Data Collection

Hunton Privacy

3361 , a bill aimed at limiting the federal government’s ability to collect bulk phone records and increasing transparency regarding decisions by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (“FISC”). The bill is designed to prohibit the bulk collection of telephone records by the National Security Agency, but if it becomes law, the federal government still would have access to individuals’ phone records. On May 22, 2014, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R.

2019 Corporate Ediscovery Benchmark Report

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Announcing OpenText Discovery Release 16 EP6

OpenText Information Management

In 2016, OpenText™ acquired Recommind, a pioneer in predictive coding; a year later OpenText acquired Guidance Software, the leader in forensic data collection and developers of EnCase.

Digital Transformation in Municipal Government: The Hidden Force Powering Smart Cities

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When you think of real-time, data-driven experiences and modern applications to accomplish tasks faster and easier, your local town or city government probably doesn’t come to mind. But municipal government is starting to embrace digital transformation and therefore data governance.

Match, Tinder Swipe Right For Privacy Red Flags, Say Experts

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Analysts at ProPrivacy say the dating apps collect everything from chat content to financial data on their users -- and then they share it. Privacy Web Security Advertising compromising pictures data collection Data sharing financial data iac match.com privacy policies sexts sharing third parties Tinder

Federal District Judge Ruling Casts Cloud Over NSA Data Collection

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On December 16, 2013, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted a preliminary injunction barring the federal government from collecting and analyzing metadata related to two consumers’ mobile phone accounts. The court held that the two individual plaintiffs were entitled to a preliminary injunction because they had standing to challenge the government’s data collection practices and were substantially likely to succeed on the merits of their claim.

Massive Online Data Collection Class Action Lawsuit Moves Forward

Hunton Privacy

s petition to appeal class certification in a litigation related to comScore software that allegedly collected extensive data from consumers’ computers without authorization. The plaintiffs alleged that comScore (an online analytics company) gathered data from consumers’ computers through software that it bundled with third-party software, such as free screensavers, games, music-copying programs and greeting card templates.

Hanzo CASE STUDY: eDPM Advisory Services

Hanzo Learning Center

In this case study, we explore how Hanzo customer, eDPM Advisory Services helped their customer with preserving, collecting, producing, and presenting information from novel and challenging data sources to strengthen their case.

AI Advances

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AI Business Intelligence Data Extraction artificial intelligence Data collection data harvesting Machine LearningHow Advanced Is Current AI Web Technology? Right now, artificial intelligence (AI) seems like a future technology that is years away from being realized.

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Researchers: Facebook’s Data-Leveraging Scandal Puts Users on Notice

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After a report revealed that Facebook used user data to leverage its relationships with other companies, researchers are stressing that both firms and users need to re-assess data privacy. Facebook Privacy data collection Data Privacy Data sharing Facebook Data nbc report social media user data as leverage

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Data Integrations

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Data Feeds and Niche Markets As the holidays are in full swing in the US, real-time data and tracking are a constant need to respond to the demands of the consumer markets. Business Intelligence Data collection data harvesting data integration

5 Lessons from the 2019 State of E-Discovery Report

Hanzo Learning Center

ediscovery social media collection case law data collection collaborationWe’re just past the midpoint of the year, and all across the U.S., people are taking vacations, heading out on road trips, cooling off at the pool, or barbequing with friends and relatives.

Collecting Information from the Web: Practical Business Uses and Who’s Doing It

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Automating the process of collecting information from the web is a technique that allows companies – large and small – to extract unstructured content from a website or web page into a cleanly structured format. Data extraction or web […].

Apple Blasts Facebook Over Data-Sucking ‘Research’ App

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Another one of Facebook's apps has been banned from Apple's ecosystem due to the level of data that it collects and how it was distributed. Mobile Security Privacy Web Security app privacy apple banned data collection enterprise developer Facebook Facebook Privacy facebook research project Onavo Protect paid data tracking project atlas teens

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