The CEO of an Australian FinTech startup says he is considering excluding the EU from his business plan, because the upcoming new EU regulation on consumer data protection, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), brings challenges that would outweigh potential business benefits in the EU region in the short term.
Australia would be the “King Idiot” of the internet according to ZDNet and other reports such as boingboing. The honorific title would be reportedly deserved, because the Australian Prime Minister, Mr Turnbull, has made a controversial statement on the laws of mathematics in a context referring to encrypted communications used for evil. Continue reading “Australia’s war on encryption: Idiocy or Miscommunication?”
A privacy trade-off is required for more personalised and more secure digital experience. Continue reading “The privacy conundrum of context-aware security, user behaviour analytics and awareness APIs in a BYOD Mobile environment”
A prominent political figure is paying a hefty price for mixing confidential information with personal technology for the sake of convenience. Hillary Clinton may indeed regret the use of her personal email account to manage business communications involving professional sensitive information. Continue reading “How do personal tech and professional data mix?”
The Australian Government has published an exposure draft of the anticipated mandatory data breach notification scheme that will eventually come to effect through an amendment of the Australian Privacy Act. Continue reading “How to comply with the proposed Australian Government mandatory data breach notification scheme?”