Manila Standard Today, Monday, June 17, 2013
Vibal Foundation, Inc. recently held a forum which aims to educate parents on the dangers of data privacy violations to their kids. “With these tremendous leaps in the realm of digital education and technology-aided teaching and learning, whether online or offline, we’ve come to realize that certain safety nets have to be put in place to protect the privacy of data especially of Filipino students,” said Esther Vibal, Chair of Vibal Group of Companies.
Joseph Granneman, SearchCloudSecurity, Tuesday, June 11, 2013
The U.S. government information technology strategy is out, and it’s clear that cloud-based platforms are now preferred over traditional, on-premise servers. The message is so strong that the strategy is referred to as “Cloud First.” Many businesses are struggling with how to assess and mitigate risks when using cloud service providers—the federal government is no different. It has developed a new methodology to help federal departments in their evaluations of cloud service providers in order to facilitate “a buy once, use many times” strategy.
Helen Davidson, The Guardian, Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Schoolchildren are at risk of having their online activity tracked and monitored for targeted advertising by internet firms through free cloud based education services.
Law Office of Bradley S. Shear
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Advertisements for counterfeit merchandise, illegal drugs, pornography, etc... have been on the Internet for years. Unfortunately, it appears some companies that have the ability to remove ads and/or links from their web sites to illegal products and/or services may not be putting forth their best effort to do so. Refusing to properly address these issues may lead to major legal and financial consequences.
The Herald Sun, Monday, June 10, 2013
Australian parents are concerned that internet services which provide email platforms and educational apps in schools may also be spying on their kids for commercial purposes...The SafeGov survey showed few Australian parents know much about data mining or whether their children are at risk of being tracked by internet firms in the classroom.
Loshana K. Shagar, AsiaOne, Saturday, June 08, 2013
There is growing concern that students using the Internet in class may be influenced by online advertisements received through a digital marketing strategy known as data mining.
Shawn McCarthy, GCN, Friday, June 07, 2013
Today's accepted wisdom is that the federal government is steadily expanding its use of cloud-based computing. But the reality is a bit different. Although the long-term growth potential for government cloud solutions remains high, we are currently experiencing a significant lull.
Ashley Gold, FierceHealthIT, Friday, June 07, 2013
Privacy experts spoke about their data breach experiences Thursday at the Healthcare Privacy Summit in Washington, D.C., agreeing that what they've experienced likely is just the beginning for what's possible in security fissures at healthcare organizations.
Big Brother Watch, Tuesday, June 04, 2013
New research for the Ponemon Institute for SafeGov.org highlights some critical issues in the increasing use of cloud-based services to store and process the confidential personal information of people using public services.
Molly Bernhart Walker, FierceGovernmentIT, Monday, June 03, 2013
The General Services Administration is analyzing how the National Institute of Standards and Technology's recently released Special Publication 800-53 revision 4 will impact FedRAMP. While the publication was still a draft the agency began to identify what security controls had changed, which were withdrawn and which merged, said Maria Roat, director of FedRAMP at GSA. Roat spoke May 30 at the Federal Cloud Computing Summit in Washington, D.C.