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Key Considerations for Consumers Around Data Privacy

It’s 2018 – and though we’re not living in the age of flying cars, we are living in an age defined by the digital lifestyle. In today’s new age of technology, consumers are sharing more online than ever before. But, are people thinking about the privacy they sacrifice when they ...

Consumer

Manage your data this Data Privacy Day

You know when Valentine’s Day is, and on which day Friendship Day falls, but do you know the day in which we celebrate Data Privacy Day? If your reply is, “Huh? What’s that?” don’t worry, you are not alone. There are many others who don’t have a clear picture about ...

Consumer Threat Reports

Data Privacy Day: Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust

This blog post was written by Bruce Snell. At McAfee, we are happy to be part of Data Privacy Day.  Data Privacy Day an international effort to promote awareness about respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. Want to be #PrivacyAware? Here are some steps you can take to help ...

Family Safety Identity Protection

Data Privacy Day

This is a critical time for our personal security as it relates to privacy and personal information. A battle is being waged over our data, and there are several parties involved in this fight. My concern is securing the personal details that you would prefer to keep private. Criminal hackers ...

Consumer

Privacy in Practice: Securing Your Data in 2021 and Beyond

Privacy in Practice: Securing Your Data in 2021 and Beyond Technological advancements continually emerge that make our lives easier. Right? As beneficial and convenient as emerging tech is, it can pose serious risks to our online safety and privacy—risks that you might find yourself ill-prepared to handle. In fact, according ...

Consumer

Privacy Awareness Week-Are We Responsible for Our Data Breach?

“The best match for me,” announced my daughter one Sunday morning sometime back, “is a Scorpio.” “Oh really? And this piece of vital information no doubt came from Linda Goodman?” I queried, giving her a been-there-done-that look. “Why read when there are multiple sites online that can predict the perfect ...

Data Security

Data Localisation – The Magic Bullet?

In the wake of the Schrems II decision[1], and even more in the light of Friday’s Facebook ruling[2], the question on everyone’s mind is how to truly protect personal data from the prying eyes of national security agencies around the world. Despite detailed guidelines[3] issued in November 2020, in the ...

Data Security

POPIA – July 1st Deadline Approaches For New South African Data Protection Act

Data protection acts are regularly coming into force around the world and on July 1st 2021 it is the turn of South Africa, as the POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will be enforced from that date.  I caught up with David Luyt, Privacy Counsel at Michalsons in Cape Town ...

Consumer Cyber Awareness

5 Ways to Protect Your Online Privacy

When you open your laptop or your mobile device, what is the first thing you do? Do you head to your favorite social media site to skim the latest news, or do you place your weekly grocery delivery order? No matter what your daily online habits are, even the slightest degree of caution can go a long ...

Consumer Threat Reports

Attention Android Users: This Free VPN App Leaked the Data of 21 Million Users

Attention Android Users: This Free VPN App Leaked the Data of 21 Million Users To live our digital lives to the fullest, we rely on a variety of technologies to support our online activities. And while some apps and devices are meant to make certain tasks more convenient or provide ...

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