Trust your surveillance? Why hacked cameras are very bad

When a breach captures a part of us that is unchangeable, does it mean that we have allowed technology to pry too deeply into our lives? We have read about the recently released footage, complete with facial recognition and deep looks into private spaces that were never supposed to be public, and wondered if it’s safe to … More Trust your surveillance? Why hacked cameras are very bad

IoT security: Are we finally turning the corner?

Better IoT security and data protection are long overdue. Will they go from an afterthought to everyone’s priority any time soon? As October draws to a close, so does Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and we can all sit back and congratulate each other on a job well done and forget about the need to think about cybersecurity … More IoT security: Are we finally turning the corner?

Portland passes the strictest facial recognition technology ban in the US yet

Oregon’s largest city aims to be a trailblazer when it comes to facial recognition legislation. On Wednesday, The Portland City Council passed what could be considered one of the strictest facial recognition bans in the United States. The legislation bans both city government agencies and private businesses from using the technology on the city’s grounds.  While bans on the public … More Portland passes the strictest facial recognition technology ban in the US yet

Facial recognition technology banned in another US city

In a move lauded by privacy advocates, Boston joins the ranks of cities that have voted down the municipal use of the technology. Boston has become the second-largest city in the world after San Francisco to ban the use of facial recognition technology by police and city agencies. The ordinance was passed unanimously on Wednesday and bars … More Facial recognition technology banned in another US city