Microsoft Corp’s networking site says some LinkedIn dat has been made available for sale. As a recent Reuters report says: The incident was not a data breach and no private member account data from the platform was included, LinkedIn said in a blog post bit.ly/3uB4nEy on Thursday, adding that the information on sale is a collection of […]
Unstructured data — the data that doesn’t have any predefined data models — can be difficult for an enterprise to locate and digest. Emails, text files, photos, videos, call transcripts, and business chat apps all congregate a ton of data, which ends up just floating around in the metaphorical ether. But what’s floating around might […]
Recently, Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, said “cloud computing has been at the forefront of human resilience against the pandemic.” Indeed, Microsoft’s productivity cloud, Microsoft 365, has helped more than 258 million users across a range of industries build resilience, ensure productivity, reimagine work and tackle unique challenges posed by the pandemic with confidence. Apart from […]
Research firm Gartner has found that, after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, businesses will face a new kind of challenge: managing their mobile workforce data security. According to Gartner survey, 82% of business leaders plan to let employees continue to work from home in at least some capacity, while 47% plan to allow employees to do so […]
Australia is suing Facebook for interfering with users’ privacy during the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
A recently passed bill bans government money from buying tech equipment from Huawei for American companies.
The Federal Communications Commission is proposing to fine AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon millions for selling their customers’ real-time location data.
Internet service providers claim that the state is violating their free speech rights because a statute requires consumers’ consent to sell personal data.
An audit in California showed that police departments that scanned license plates held onto that data for over five years without regulatory policies, increasing the risk for mishandling people’s personal information.
The more technology is used, the more users’ data is at risk. One expert says better government action and legislation could fix this.