Privacy

Year 1 AS: I hope we get more Snowdens
Security expert Mikko Hypponen of F-Secure talks about the events of Year 1 After Snowden, and their impact on people and business.
4 out 5 apps are scanning your location: McAfee
According to McAfee’s Consumer Mobile Security Report, 80% of mobile apps today collect location information about users, 82% know the device ID, and 57% track when people use their phones.
No 1 risk for telcos is failure to adapt to new technologies: EY study
Telcos must reposition their business models and adapt to new roles across a growing number of new technologies or risk losing major growth opportunities, warns a new report by EY.
The cloud is an inevitable force: Amazon Web Services
In an exclusive interview, Amazon Web Services CTO Werner Vogels tells Edwin Yapp that cloud computing is an undeniable and unstoppable force driven by the competitive needs of businesses, and while there are still some impediments that stand in the way of full adoption, its acceptance is uninevitable.
Cloud adoption shaken by Snowden revelations: Survey
The revelations of large-scale cyber-surveillance last year by the United States and other governments have prompted enterprises around the world to rethink their cloud computing strategies, a new study has found. Edwin Yapp reports.
IBM researchers enable secure notifications to mobile devices
IBM inventors have patented a cloud computing security technique that the company said enables app developers to ensure that data notifications are securely and confidentially pushed to and from mobile devices.
Digital consumers breaking through the cloud
If you can, then take the next step in regaining control of your own data, by moving it to a service controlled by you or by those you trust. By doing so, you'll be bringing the Net one step closer back to the decentralised, egalitarian network of users that it was when it began, writes Dr Jeremy Malcolm.
The Web is 25 years old, don’t break it
Efforts to corral data within borders dramatically alter the way that the Internet works, from shuttering the astonishing new kinds of trade made possible by the Internet to making it difficult to use cloud-based services, write Anupam Chander and Uyen Le.
The world needs to unite on privacy and trust: EU official
The future of the Internet demands a new proactive attitude in how governments, the industry and academia collectively manage issues such as privacy, security and trust, says a top European Union official. Edwin Yapp reports from CeBIT in Hannover, Germany.
Free mobile security for consumers from McAfee
McAfee has announced a full-featured version of its award-winning McAfee Mobile Security is now available at no cost in 30 languages, as part of an Intel Corporation initiative to make security a more integrated part of the consumer experience.
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