- According to Threatpost, Recorded Future released a report indicating an imminent increase in cyberattacks via deepfake technology. With new tech surfacing on the dark web, the cybersecurity firm said deepfakes will be the method of attack as "online media consumption shifts more into 'seeing is believing.'"
- Amnesty International announced it is launching a project to uncover the extent of the use of facial recognition technology in New York City. The initiative aims to map closed-circuit TV cameras and other public cameras that can be paired with facial recognition software to track people across the city.
Editor's note: IAPP Staff Writer Joe Duball reported for The Privacy Advisor on an IAPP Global Privacy Summit Online 2021 panel discussing how to properly regulate public facial recognition deployments.
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