Information Ethics, New Technology, & General Industry Commentary
What is new in the fields of information, data, privacy or security? Is there a new hack you should be aware of? Cool new tool you'll want to pick up, or trend to avoid? From news and trends to simple food for thought.
Collecting customer or guest information for COVID-19 contact tracing? Before you start collecting names, emails or phone numbers, here are 10 points you need to know.
Wash your hands regularly. Keep a social distance from others when out in public. Change your work habits by working from home or wearing a mask… assuming you can continue to work at all. To say COVID-19 has been world-changing is an understatement. The deadly pandemic is a shoo-in for the Times […]
It might sound odd to talk about privacy at a time when computer surveillance didn’t exist. If transported to today’s era, modern communications would floor Jane Austen. Photographs, instant text messages, public platforms, using devices to communicate at all.. the list goes on. Computers in the 18th century weren’t even a pipe dream. It wasn’t […]
January 28th is international Data Privacy Day! Here are 10 ways to buff up your information safeguards and help understand your privacy rights.
As the clock ticks closer to 2020, a wrap-up of some of the stories that had my blog’s attention this year.
There’s nothing like invasive spy tech under the tree to make one long for a lump of coal.
Having your social media account hacked is bad. Having your social media account publicly SIM swapped when you’re the CEO is much, much worse.
Dark patterns have been in play for decades. Web use of dark patterns however, is alarming, particularly when personal data and privacy enter the mix.
To say 2018 was something else is an understatement. So what’s next? Here are Information in Bloom’s top five predictions for 2019.
Why not use blockchain for better privacy protection? Unfortunately, while the technology has benefits, for personal data it still seems to fall short.