Identity, Privacy and Trust


February 16, 2008  8:19 AM

Think twice before you start printing your own currency

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Finance, identity, Surveillance, technologies

Your colour laser printer or photocopier may be printing a hidden ‘bar code’ on every document.

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February 12, 2008  8:10 PM

More on data loss compensation – would $54m do?

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incidents, privacy, Security

Whilst we’re discussing compensation for data loss, a US citizen is suing Best Buy for $54m for the loss of her laptop.

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February 11, 2008  4:57 PM

Government paying out data loss compensation? Surely not

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Data protection, incidents

An online service claims to be able to secure compensation for individuals who claim they were affected by the HMRC data loss incident.

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February 11, 2008  4:23 PM

How to rip me off

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Untitled

An innovative eBayer has posted a comprehensive guide on how to defraud eBayers.

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February 8, 2008  8:49 AM

Does minimal disclosure provide maximum protection?

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identity cards, privacy, technologies

A Canadian company has launched an identification service that embodies some of the most important principles of identity crime prevention.

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February 4, 2008  6:34 PM

Biometric travel controls at Heathrow T5

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Biometrics, privacy

BAA is trialling the biometric identification systems that will be used throughout the new Terminal 5, but is this an appropriate solution, and what exactly is the problem?

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February 4, 2008  10:14 AM

Garlik honoured as technology pioneers at Davos

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Finance, identity, privacy, technologies

Privacy protection pioneers Garlik have been recognised for their innovation at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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February 1, 2008  8:53 AM

The half-life of personal information

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Data protection, incidents, privacy

Last year’s data loss incidents have sparked a fascinating discussion that compares personally identifiable information with radioactive waste – and who is supposed to pay to clear it up.

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January 30, 2008  6:16 PM

The risks of social networking

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consent

The risks associated with social networking sites are becoming a hot topic, but a recent incident demonstrates a new low for employer attitudes towards staff use of the Internet.

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January 30, 2008  5:48 PM

Context and CCTV

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CCTV, context, Data protection, privacy

The Information Commissioner has published fresh guidance about acceptable use of CCTV cameras. The most notable part of this is a recommended ban on microphones to record conversations. Why is this such a big deal?

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