China updates car privacy, data security provisions

(Sep 16, 2021) China has enacted updated provisions on car privacy and data security effective 1 Oct. The provisions “regulate automobile data processing activities, protec... Read More

Garante calls for DPC probe into Facebook smart glasses

(Sep 15, 2021) Italy's data protection authority, the Garante, is urging Ireland's Data Protection Commission to investigate the privacy safeguards around Facebook's smart ... Read More

Op-ed: Biometric, machine learning technologies ‘a slippery slope’

(Sep 13, 2021) In an op-ed for The New York Times, University of Pennsylvania Professor Joseph Turow expresses concerns over businesses using biometric technology like a pe... Read More

Big Tech, fertility app, restaurant among latest privacy litigation

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NIST hosts workshop on improving IoT labeling for consumers

(Sep 9, 2021) The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology will host a virtual public workshop Sept. 14 and 15 on protecting consumer information collected or m... Read More

Privacy suit over Apple's Siri to proceed

(Sep 8, 2021) Reuters reports the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California will allow a class-action privacy lawsuit against Apple over its Siri voice a... Read More

Cyberattacks on IoT devices double over 2020

(Sep 8, 2021) Data collected by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky found cyberattacks on Internet-of-Things devices have doubled so far this year compared to the second half of ... Read More

Examining the growth, privacy of 'Internet of Healthy Things'

(Aug 18, 2021) Healthcare IT News reports on a recent panel discussion from HIMSS21 Global Health Conference & Exhibition that covered the growth of health-related Inte... Read More

Researchers identify vulnerability that could allow access to camera feeds

(Aug 18, 2021) Researchers at cybersecurity firm Mandiant reported a vulnerability to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency that could allow attackers to acc... Read More

Chinese carmakers told to increase data protection

(Aug 12, 2021) China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology published a new policy calling on automobile manufacturers to increase their data protection efforts,... Read More