The whirlwind of social media, online dating, and mobile apps can make life a dream—or a nightmare. For every trustworthy website, there are countless jerks, bullies, and scam artists who want to harvest your personal information for their own purposes. But you can fight back, right now. In The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy, award-winning author and investigative journalist … [Read more...] about The Smart Girl’s Guide to Privacy
"It''s our thesis that privacy will be an integral part of the next wave in the technology revolution and that innovators who are emphasizing privacy as an integral part of the product life cycle are on the right track." --The authors of The Privacy Engineer''s Manifesto The Privacy Engineer''s Manifesto: Getting from Policy to Code to QA to Value is the first book of its … [Read more...] about The Privacy Engineer’s Manifesto: Getting from Policy to Code to QA to Value
In order for the information society to realise its full potential, personal data has to be disclosed, used and often shared. This book explores the disclosure and sharing of data within the area of healthcare. Including an overview of how health information is currently managed, the authors argue that with changes in modern society, the idea of personal relationships with a … [Read more...] about Privacy and Healthcare Data: ‘Choice of Control’ to ‘Choice’ and ‘Control’
"If you''ve got nothing to hide," many people say, "you shouldn''t worry about government surveillance." Others argue that we must sacrifice privacy for security. But as Daniel J. Solove argues in this important book, these arguments and many others are flawed. They are based on mistaken views about what it means to protect privacy and the costs and benefits of doing so. The … [Read more...] about Nothing to Hide – The False Tradeoff between Privacy and Security
Web-based connections permeate our lives - and so do data breaches. Given that we must be online for basic communication, finance, healthcare, and more, it is remarkable how many problems there are with cybersecurity. Despite the passage of many data security laws, data breaches are increasing at a record pace. In Breached!, Daniel Solove and Woodrow Hartzog, two of the … [Read more...] about BREACHED!