Securitywatch

January 28, 2016

Let he who maintains his own privacy throw the first stone

As a society, we continue to be in a state of conflict when it comes to data. On the one hand, we’re often outraged over regular […]
January 22, 2016

Smartphone shopping: "Advert to aisle 4 please"

If you’ve ever worked strange hours you may well have experienced the weirdness of late night shopping. Navigating pallets, cages and assorted debris on the floor […]
January 7, 2016

Dazzling Windows 10 stats, but where did the data come from?

At the beginning of the week, Microsoft pushed a blog post out in which it heralded the amazing success of Windows 10 (it’s biased, don’t you know). If […]
November 16, 2015

Is Dublin Airport recording your phone data?

Hmmm… interesting question, and one many of you may have in mind as you pass through the airport on your way to and from IRISSCON later this week. […]
October 15, 2015

Microsoft Transparency Report details takedown requests

Ever since Edward Snowden told us what we already secretly knew – namely that our governments are more than a little keen to know what we […]
October 13, 2015

Facebook Exec to other companies – 'Privacy will cost you'

If the Irish Data Protection Commissioner orders Facebook to suspend data transfers from Europe to the US, the cost to US multinationals could run into the […]
September 25, 2015

Leaky NHS health apps removed amid privacy concerns

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has had to remove several of its own health apps from its library after researchers discovered they were putting users’ […]
September 11, 2015

Coming, ready or not – Windows 10, the operating system that wants to be wanted

If you were running a PC on Windows 7 through 8.1 a while back you may have become excited in the run-up to the release of […]