Tag: Privacy

UK Govt Introduces IoT Code of Practice

UK Govt Introduces IoT Code of Practice

The UK Government has launched a new voluntary Code of Practice to help manufacturers boost the security of internet-connected devices such as smartw ...
CCTV and PoPI – What’s the big deal?

CCTV and PoPI – What’s the big deal?

The Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act can only come into play once the Information Regulator that the Act envisions as its enforcer is fu ...
How Blockchain Can Create Self-Sovereign Identities

How Blockchain Can Create Self-Sovereign Identities

By Jacob Andra, SOMAWho are you? Not in some existential sense, but as a social actor? Outside of your family and childhood friends, how can anyo ...
What If AI, Algorithms Produce False or Doubtful Results?

What If AI, Algorithms Produce False or Doubtful Results?

Niels Wouters, University of Melbourne and Frank Vetere, University of Melbourne In 2002, the sci-fi thriller Minority Report gave us a fictionalis ...
How CCTV Surveillance Poses A Threat To Privacy in SA

How CCTV Surveillance Poses A Threat To Privacy in SA

by Jane Duncan, University of Johannesburg Locational privacy is a fairly new and novel aspect of privacy rights. It refers to the right of people ...
Here’s 4 Ways ‘IoT’ Toys Endanger Children

Here’s 4 Ways ‘IoT’ Toys Endanger Children

by Marie-Helen Maras As Amazon releases an Echo Dot smart-home device aimed at children, it’s entering a busy and growing marketplace. More than on ...
It’s Time to Lay Passwords to Rest

It’s Time to Lay Passwords to Rest

by Sarah Landes Week after week another company is added to the growing list of massive data breaches. Your data, my data, everyone’s data is out t ...
Is someone watching you online? The security risks of the Internet of Things

Is someone watching you online? The security risks of the Internet of Things

The range and number of “things” connected to the internet is truly astounding, including security cameras, ovens, alarm systems, baby monitors and ca ...
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