Data Privacy Day: Top tips for safe remote learning

As schools and students continue to contend with the very real cyber-risks of virtual classrooms, we share some advice for protecting children’s data and privacy. The COVID-19 pandemic is still here, with pupils and students still soldiering on mostly remotely and focusing on their education from the confines of their houses. While another semester studying … More Data Privacy Day: Top tips for safe remote learning

WhatsApp delays privacy policy update after confusion, backlash

Millions of people flock to Signal and Telegram as WhatsApp scrambles to assuage users’ concerns. A little more than a week after announcing changes to its Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, WhatsApp is now postponing the enforcement of its new data sharing rules until May 15th. “We’re now moving back the date on which people will be asked to … More WhatsApp delays privacy policy update after confusion, backlash

Data Privacy vs. Data Protection: Reflecting on Privacy Day and GDPR

As we approach Data Privacy Day 2018, consider this question: how much risk do you believe theft or exposure of private data poses to human health, safety, or prosperity? ESET security researchers posed that exact question to over 700 US adults last year. Respondents were asked to rate the risk on an eight point scale … More Data Privacy vs. Data Protection: Reflecting on Privacy Day and GDPR

‘Heartbleed’ encryption flaw leaves millions of sites at risk

A flaw in an encryption technology used to protect major websites including Yahoo has left a huge amount of private data at risk – researchers advise internet users to change all their passwords. The bug, known as ‘Heartbleed’ is described as one of the “most serious security flaws ever found” according to the Telegraph’s report. … More ‘Heartbleed’ encryption flaw leaves millions of sites at risk