Privacy and data protection have never been more important. Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, we can count the recent scandals on two hands. But lately, government officials have insisted there is "nothing sinister" in plans to gather user information through the Gov.uk website to help deliver more personalised digital services to citizens.
In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the European Parliament's digital vision for the next decade, including controversial plans for a regional internet. GDPR is two years old – we find out how well the law is working. And we look at how the coronavirus crisis is affecting digital skills recruitment and training.
David Godkin, counsel for app developer Six4Three, outlines the legal arguments that will be used in the case against Facebook, as well as the relevant cases, statutes and authorities that apply.
This article in our Royal Holloway information security series introduces you to web tracking, provides an overview of how organisations track users and discusses a few of the difficulties you may face when trying to defend against tracking.
In this searchCompliance.com e-guide, uncover the core benefits data privacy programs, data protection strategies, and data-loss incident readiness plans have to offer and key steps for achieving them, with a particular focus placed on BYOD.
In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca to find out why it brought its outsourced IT back in-house, saving $350m per year as a result. We ask if the new EU/US Privacy Shield agreement will protect citizens' data. And we examine the relative merits of datacentre colocation and the cloud. Read the issue now.
This issue also discusses database audit tools, applications and the selection process. Learn how your organization can leverage these tools to understand database transaction activity, monitor insiders for malicious activity, and how these logs and audit trails can improve your compliance programs.
In this week's Computer Weekly, healthcare IT experts talk about the next steps for the controversial NHS Care.data plan to create a database of medical records. Is Moore's Law running out? We hear about the future of processor technology. And our latest buyer's guide looks at how data analytics can improve IT security. Read the issue now.