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.
To say 2018 was something else is an understatement. So what’s next? Here are Information in Bloom’s top five predictions for 2019.
Debating on your next summer flick? The drive-in scene might be dead, but there’s still something about fresh popcorn and late night movie. Fortunately for film buffs, stories that explore loss of privacy has become the subject of more that a few fictional blockbusters…. and increasingly, real life drama & documentary. So grab a snack, […]
Worried about how much information your children are sharing in today’s connected world? There’s no question parenting has hit a steep learning curve over the past few years. Parents now face a problem their predecessors never did: protecting, educating and learning to trust children as they grow up within the digital age. There’s a huge […]
…Even If You Don’t Read Privacy Policies. Burned-out by all the ‘updated privacy policies’ hitting your inbox as of late? If you’ve ever been online, ever signed up for the smallest service, network, web application or mailing list, odd are high you’ve received a more than a few alerts that an organization has made changes […]
By now, you’ve probably heard of Cambridge Analytica and the most recent scandal involving Facebook user data. As huge big data firm that works in behavioural targeting, with ties to both the pro-BritEx movement and Donald Trump’s election campaign, Cambridge Analytica has been exposed for misusing the data of 50+ million Facebook users. While this […]
It’s been a long twelve months 2017. No doubt many newscasters have had their hand full picking out the most significant stories of the year: between a newly elected president in the United States, an investigation on international election interference, terrorist attacks, devastating hurricanes, North Korea upping the nuclear ante and the damn bursting open […]
Sweet summer days are finally here. Depending on where and how you work, this might be a time for family vacations and relaxing by the sea, or getting up at the crack of dawn and giving thanks to the inventor of air conditioning! As the tourism and aerospace industries can attest, summer is peak travel […]