Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, TikTok’s lead data privacy regulator in the European Union, opened two investigations into TikTok regarding the processing of children’s personal data and transfers of personal data to China.Continue reading
Category: Data Security
The New Apple AirTag: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
With the release of new technology comes inherent risk, but this one is just too risky to sweep under the carpet. On April 30, 2021, Apple released their latest gadget, the AirTag. This tracking device is a little bit bigger than the size of a quarter and can easily be attached to keys, put in your wallet or slipped in your bag. That’s right. Slipped in your bag, potentially without your consent.Continue reading
Peloton’s poor protections
Unauthenticated access to User Data is a pretty big error. Peloton left an API exposed that did exactly that. Actually, they did so with at least three.Continue reading
Another One! Virginia’s New Data Privacy Law
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam recently signed into law the Consumer Data Protection Act (“CDPA”) which will take effect on January 1, 2023 – the patchwork of data laws is growing and will keep on growingContinue reading
Should you be concerned about your child’s data privacy?
With the rise of educational tools aimed at K-12 students and the lucrative sector attracting new entrants almost daily, data privacy has been front of mind for education activists, think tanks, and government officials alike. And with good reason, as the platforms are collecting massive amounts of data.Continue reading
3 things you need to know about online data privacy
Big Changes are coming: (1) data privacy is not a new concern and it will not pass with time, (2) governments are responding with laws, (3) users are responding with their voices and walletsContinue reading
Cyber Security is a Team Sport
Cyber Security is a team sport. And it doesn’t have to be a dull compliance ridden affair with death byContinue reading
If you don’t use a password manager, you should quit your tech job…or any job.
Just go get a password manager.Continue reading
Beware the covid scammer
As millions of families wrap up a summer of isolation, there are scammers around every corner to take advantage ofContinue reading
Even your backyard grill is connected now and that should concern you!
Even your backyard grill is connected now and that should concern you! Weber, the company famous for the dome-shaped blackContinue reading