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Lots to still do for privacy to keep ahead of new tech developments 

Remote work, AI, and slow adoption of privacy security are concerns globally. 

--Susan Raab, Editor

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Consumers increasingly concerned about data sharing during pandemic

Two new CISCO reports reveal global concern about remote work security

CISCO's surveys the Future of Secure Remote Work Report of 3,000 IT executives and second annual Consumer Privacy Survey of 2,600 consumers, highlight challenges of remote work during the pandemic. The first reports 85% of companies say cybersecurity is extremely important; the second found 60% of users are concerned about the privacy of remote connection tools. 

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Data discovery app locates companies holding your data

Mine gets $9.5M funding; U.S. launch planned

Worried about your data trail? Mine can report where you've been, what is being collected, and how to remediate. Company claims nearly 90% of traces can be found through email subject lines.

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The EU Parliament has just adopted a new ethical civil liability framework for Artificial Intelligence. This makes the EU government among the first globally to recommend how AI should be handled to earn public trust. 

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Google Privacy Sandbox's FLoC shows early promise for differential privacy 

Google Chrome's Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC), one of a number of APIs Google Chrome has been developing and testing as part of its Privacy Sandbox in the last year, is the subject of a new white paper published by GitHub. Google reports being 'very pleasantly surprised," by results so far for FLoC as an advertising industry alternative to use of third-party cookies. FLoC uses machine learning algorithms to group people into segments by behavior and interests while at the same time keeping them unidentifiable by not revealing specific identifiers.

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Trustwave finds that 60% of IT execs say privacy regs have little impact on security plans

The 2020 Trustwave Data Security Index report surprisingly found a majority of organizations taking a "wait and see" approach to compliance. This puts them at risk for fines and lawsuits going forward.   

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In Brief:

Amazon declines to meet with India Parliament's privacy panel: Under discussion, a bill to change how data is stored. Read More

Bharti Airtel gets big backlash on privacy policy change: Opponents say it allowed political, sexual preference tracking.   Read More

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