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Reflecting on the one-year anniversary of GDPR

By Industry Contributor 3 June 2019

Danny Allan, vice president, Product Strategy at Veeam, reflects on the impact of GDPR since its enforcement one year ago on 25th May 2018 and what is next. FULL STORY >

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Google responds to Gmail privacy breach allegations

By Ryan Noik 4 July 2018

Google has responded to allegations that third party developers are able to read people's Gmail via their apps. FULL STORY >

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Cambridge Analytica is closing its doors

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 May 2018

Following the Facebook data privacy scandal, the firm behind the controversy is being forced to close up shop. FULL STORY >

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Facebook implicates Google, Twitter and others for data collection

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 April 2018

A recent Facebook blog post tries to explain the company's data collection activities, along with citing others for doing the exact same thing. FULL STORY >

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Facebook suspends CubeYou for Cambridge Analytica-style data abuse

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 April 2018

Citing the use of 'quizzes' designed to collect marketing data, Facebook has chosen to suspend data firm CubeYou following a report by CNBC. FULL STORY >

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Cambridge Analytica says it 'only' accessed data from 30 million Facebook users

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 5 April 2018

The data analytics firm claims that the reports of 87 million have been exaggerated. FULL STORY >

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Mark Zuckerberg issues apology in wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 March 2018

The Facebook founder is looking to atone for his company's involvement in the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal. FULL STORY >

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Don’t forget the digital prenup: Relationship break-ups put personal privacy at risk

By Press Release 21 February 2018

According to global research from Kaspersky Lab and Toluna, 21% of people globally have spied on their ex-partner via an online account that they had access to but, with revenge also a key motivator for... FULL STORY >

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Selling your privacy for ‘free’ services

By Press Release 19 February 2018

“It’s interesting how people are so concerned about their privacy, but are essentially giving it away for free,” says Robert Brown, CEO of DRS, a Cognosec AB company FULL STORY >

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Crossing the online privacy border puts Valentine’s Day gestures in jeopardy, finds new research from Kaspersky Lab

By Press Release 5 February 2018

According to global research from Kaspersky Lab and Toluna, despite an overwhelming majority of people stating that their relationships are more important to them than their... FULL STORY >

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Study indicates majority of South African consumers are concerned about data security and privacy

By Press Release 15 March 2017

Results of an international study from Verint Systems have shown that concerns around data privacy and security remain at the top of the consumer agenda. FULL STORY >

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Facebook announces policy change that prohibits data surveillance

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 March 2017

In a bid to stop developers from using data for surveillance, Facebook has announced some changes to its policies. FULL STORY >

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Consumer privacy company TrackOFF seeking local partners and resellers

By Press Release 12 January 2017

TrackOFF is software that enables consumers to use the Internet without having to forfeit their privacy rights FULL STORY >

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US Company TrackOFF committed to reduce online fraud in South Africa

By Press Release 10 November 2016

Focused on empowering South Africans, TrackOFF seeks to enable consumers to use the Internet without having to forfeit their privacy rights FULL STORY >

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KPMG: Over half of consumers have decided against an online purchase due to privacy concerns

By Press Release 3 November 2016

Companies who fail to see privacy as a fundamental business priority risk crossing the ‘creepy line’. FULL STORY >

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