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Surveillance
Netflix film The Great Hack raises serious questions about data privacy issues
July 2019
Last weekend a group of privacy advocates and experts gathered in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center to discuss issues highlighted by The Great Hack documentary.
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Identity and Access Management
Okta: Reclaiming control over digital identity
February 2019
What is a digital identity? Who is responsible for that information? And what rights do digital citizens have?
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Cloud
Facebook app shares your data with phone manufacturers - time to say 'I quit'?
June 2018
According to NordVPN, Facebook’s data harvesting, sharing, and profit goes far beyond Cambridge Analytica.
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Cybersecurity
70% of security experts say social media should be government regulated
April 2018
A survey has found the majority believe social media data collection needs to be regulated, despite having little faith in their governments.
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Data Protection
34% of polled Kiwis & 27% of Aussies ready to delete Facebook after data breach
April 2018
The Facebook and Cambridge Analytica data breach has shown the world just how important data is to individuals and the organisations that collect it.
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Cloud
Facebook is finally making changes to its data sharing controls - but is it too little, too late?
April 2018
“Given the scale and sophistication of the activity we’ve seen, we believe most people on Facebook could have had their public profile scraped."
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Facebook
OPINON: Counting the broader cost of Facebook’s data dilemma
April 2018
Barracuda SVP Chris Ross talks about the results of a recent survey they ran following the Facebook fallout to determine the true cost.
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Cybercrime
Zuckerberg admits “we made mistakes” in Facebook data breach
March 2018
Mark Zuckerberg has issued a statement following the bombshell that Facebook's data of 50m people has been misused to "change audience behaviour.
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Cybercrime
Facebook breach of 50 MILLION profiles: What we know so far
March 2018
A whistleblower has uncovered the practices of his illicit company, which include stealing the details of 50m Facebook users to help Trump's campaign.