Tag Archives: personal data

Could enterprise software lead to data protection breaches?

Technological developments have changed the face of commerce. Businesses large and small are rapidly taking advantage of new software and other technologies as they evolve. There is a natural desire to use technology to streamline operations, use staff more efficiently, and target customers more cost-effectively. But caution should also be …

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How Companies Benefit from India’s Lax Data Protection Laws

After more than two years of deliberations, India’s Personal Data Protection Bill was tabled in parliament in December 2021. However, the bill has yet to come into force and for many has been judged disappointing and inadequate. New rumors also indicate that the PDP bill, which has been in the …

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International consumer protection and cooperation

The FTC’s International Consumer Protection Program promotes enforcement, policy development, and technical assistance to protect consumers in the United States and abroad. Overview Dynamic changes in commerce, international telecommunications and Internet capabilities have opened up unprecedented opportunities for consumers and innovators. These advances also present unprecedented challenges: how to protect …

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“Does my iPhone need virus protection?”

Recently, we shared our top antivirus protection picks in 2022 and asked a number of questions about needing protection on an iPhone. Yes, Apple iPhone is more secure than Android devices, but neither offers the full protection that you would get from good third-party protection. Apple is generally very good …

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What is the Reface app and how do you use its face swap effects?

Ever wondered what your face would look like on The Rock? And Captain Jack Sparrow? With the Reface app, you can find out for yourself. There are plenty of smartphone apps with fun camera filters and effects – and one of the most popular in 2022 is Remake. Keeping up …

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Tech Startup Ekrpt.com Announces Another Company Milestone and Delivers Unparalleled Identity Theft Protection to 500,000+ Active Users and 100,000+ Subscribers

Ekrpt.com is growing exponentially, and much of this is due to its provision of non-VoIP numbers to help people register on the Internet without revealing their identity. The world is rapidly moving towards a digital age. There are a lot of transactions happening daily requiring people to fill in their …

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Data protection authorities impose some of the highest fines in their history

The imposition of high fines, such as those imposed by the German and French authorities, is also becoming a reality in our country. Interestingly, however, the hefty fines weren’t for violating the GDPR, but for unsolicited advertising. Over the past year, the Czech Office for Personal Data Protection (“the Office”) …

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Reviews | The protection of personal data is essential in the fight against fraud

Hayley Allen Every year on January 28, the world commemorates Data Privacy Day, an initiative of the US-based National Cyber ​​Security Alliance (NCSA), a non-profit organization promoting cybersecurity, education confidentiality and awareness. In support of this day, it is essential to remind customers to protect their personal data. Personal data …

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How to Spot a Fraudulent Website

Risqi Rizal/Shutterstock.com Internet is home to approx. 1.7 billion websites. Unfortunately, many of these websites live to scam you out of your personal data or money. Here are some signs to look out for to spot a fraudulent website. Double check the URL name The first thing you need to …

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Designing the Perfect Website Form

To get the most customers on your web forms, never use captcha at the end of web forms. Most people are more concerned with the design of the website. However, website forms are just as important. Website forms play a central role in acquiring customer information. Unfortunately, people are unfamiliar …

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Final call: key takeaways from the 2021 data protection bill; January 11, 2022, 2:30 p.m.

This is a FINAL CALL for our members at 2:30 pm today on “Key takeaways from the Data Protection Bill 2021”. You can subscribe to MediaNama to participate in this call. If you are a member, please check your inbox for an invitation. The session will last approximately 90 minutes, …

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UAE – Ensuring data protection

(MENAFN- Khaleej Times) Madan Mohan, Director – Technology Risk Advisory, MBG Corporate Services on the growing need of organizations to integrate privacy laws and regulations into their structures In our daily life in this digital world, we often value the convenience more than the security of our data. However, the …

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Ensuring data protection – News

Madan Mohan, Director – Technology Risk Advisory, MBG Corporate Services on the growing need of organizations to integrate privacy laws and regulations into their structures In our daily life in this digital world, we often value the convenience more than the security of our data. However, the threat to our …

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Buying an online education app for your child? Read this government notice

New Delhi, first published December 24, 2021 at 10:18 a.m. IST Think carefully before signing up for your child’s future. This is the message the Narendra Modi government is sending to students and all school education stakeholders before they decide to opt for the online content and coaching offered by …

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Bars app that often hosted dissenting conversations • The Register

China has banned a slew of apps again, but this time it has taken action against a service – Douban – that hosts views Beijing finds unpleasant. Douban is a social network that shares users’ thoughts on movies, books and music. It has often been controversial, as its users are …

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CleverTap acquires integrated communications company Patch

Thursday 11-11-2021 14:22 Vikrant chowdhary User engagement and retention company CleverTap acquired Patch, whose technology allows businesses to tag and integrate communication channels, including voice, chat, and push notifications directly into consumer apps. This is achieved without the need to disclose the phone numbers or personal data of the caller …

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Radiation Protection Support Technical Advisor: Closing date November 16, 2021

Reference of the vacant position NV 40 21 Profession Technical advisor in radiation protection support Type of vacant position Open – Permanent Date of issue October 19, 2021 Closing Date November 16, 2021 HR contact [email protected] Band / Zone 4A or 4B (depending on experience) Rate of pay 4B: Admission: …

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Truecaller says next India data protection bill could affect future revenue

India contributes 69% of Truecaller’s revenue, so even a minor impact from India could have bigger implications for this Sweden-based company. The Personal Data Protection Bill aims to ensure that the personal data of Indian citizens is protected and not stored abroad. Truecaller claims to be the third largest communication …

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How to activate and access your app privacy report in iOS 15

We all know our apps collect our personal data, but wouldn’t you like to know how often they watch? Apple’s new app privacy report, included in iOS 15, creates a summary of all the times your installed apps have collected your data over a seven-day period. This report includes information …

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3 reasons why you should consider domain privacy

Protecting the security of your website is paramount. Here’s why you should consider investing in domain privacy protection. Personal data is a prized commodity for hackers. Your data can be used for a variety of illegal reasons, and finding ways to protect your personal information will help you avoid a …

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Fight Spam: The Best Solutions For Any Website

Spam has been around for decades, and it still irritates website owners. The presence of malicious bots is dangerous for users and businesses. They collect sensitive information and lower Google rankings. Keep your defense up to date with universal tools for any site, from forums to ecommerce. Digital marketers, website …

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Top 5 websites to buy Instagram followers

Buying Instagram followers will help you in many ways, but only when you buy Instagram followers and buy them on the best website. Here are the 5 best websites to buy Instagram followers: 1. ActiveIG.com (Best choice) The quality that makes ActiveIG the best choice for buy Instagram followers is …

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Tsunami of fraudulent calls confuses the Ministry of Social Protection

The Department of Social Protection is mystified by the tsunami of fraudulent cell phone calls to Irish people seeking their personal details. This said the calls had already caused the department “damage to reputation” and had seriously affected their ability to deal with customers over the phone who had become …

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Responsibility of the company in the protection of personal data

Nowadays, with the beginning of the Industrial Revolution 4.0, the globe has created and produced a new resource known as “Big Data”. As a result, technology companies will mine, analyze, and transfer this data to businesses and corporations that need to find consumers, improve work efficiency, and also reduce business …

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Should you invest in domain privacy protection?

When you buy a domain name on one of the best web hosting services in the market, you will likely be greeted with a myriad of additional features that you can purchase with the domain name. One useful feature, domain privacy protection, often leaves many people wondering if they should …

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Audacity audio editing app is in hot water over changes to its privacy policy

The popular audio editing app Audacity is at the center of a privacy storm today after changes to its privacy policy left the door open to follow users in worrying ways. According to a Foss Post report, Audacity was recently acquired by MuseScore, triggering an update to the app’s privacy …

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Threats to Business Security and 5 Tips to Strengthen Data Protection for SMBs

The number of major computer data leaks has been steadily increasing for years and we have seen significant leaks even in the past few months. In April 2021, LinkedIn suffered a data breach that stole sensitive information from over 500 million users, including email addresses, cell phone numbers, workplace information, …

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Turkish startup app blocks unwanted incoming calls

Years ago the late Ara Güler, Turkey’s most famous photographer and photojournalist, sat at the table next to us. Coincidentally, I got his autograph for two books published by Yapı Kredi Publications. The moment he learned that the person next to me was the CEO of a telecommunications operator, Güler …

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Fake Paytm website is a trick to steal your money

Online frauds and scams are increasing day by day. It’s a new day and here comes a new scam. In a new scam, scammers are sending a notification to users who claim to have won a big cashback prize. Unfortunately, many fall for this new online scam. Also Read – …

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Department of Social Protection warns of fraudulent phone calls and text messages

The Department of Social Protection has warned the public about a scam seeking personal information. The scam sees fraudulent phone calls and text messages, claiming to be from the department and seeking information such as bank details and PPS numbers. The department said staff “never ask for such details over …

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Junk Mail Operator’s Faulty Backup Leaks 1.37 Billion Addresses | Spam

One of the world’s largest spam operations exposed its entire operation to the public, leaking its database of 1.37 billion email addresses thanks to a faulty backup. In addition to email addresses, the holy grail of the spam operation, personal information including real names, IP addresses, and physical addresses has …

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