GDPR is supposed to let us take back control of our private data. In reality though many websites either don't allow that to happen through their selection of cookies, or constantly present to us the same requests until we accept the most invasive option. At the same time there is a known security risk related to every day broswing: browser - served malware, sometimes caused or enabled by the insane amount of 3rd party uncontrolled scripts that are served to us on the websites we visit. We need to find ways to browse securely and protecting our privacy as much as possible.
Google+ is dying, be preparedPosted on Friday, 1st of February 2019 • privacy • permanent link •Read time: 1 minute
As you may have heard, Google+ is going to die. This is a good thing since there were some security / privacy issues last year. Google decided to kill the product instead of trying to fix it, which is understandable and a respectful decision.
GDPR: Unintended consequencesPosted on Monday, 6th of March 2017 • privacy • permanent link •Read time: 3 minutes
I attended recently a very interesting event called "Deconstructing GDPR for Business Value Creation" organized by HPE in Prague. The presentations from Duncan Brown (IDC) and David Kemp (HPE) were extremely interesting.
Whom can you give your personal information to?Posted on Thursday, 15th of October 2015 • privacy • permanent link •Read time: 5 minutes
Here is a short (or not) story, about my interactions with an organization, I decided to voluntarily give some of my personal information to.