data protection agencies / European Data Protection Supervisor

‘Towards a new digital ethics…’ – a vision for the future EU digital society? European Data Protection Supervisor publishes opinion on digital ethics

How should you go about addressing the ethical challenges of privacy-invasive emerging technologies with a foot in the present but an eye to the long-term future? The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) – the independent pan-EU data protection agency tasked with monitoring and advising on data protection and privacy compliance issues – has published an … Continue reading

Data protection / Privacy / Security

UK government issues guidance on how to ‘bring your own device’ safely

The Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure has produced a collection of guidance notes on best practices for managing the risks inherent to scenarios where employees use their own devices for work purposes. They complement existing guidance by the Information Commissioner’s Office on this topic. The guidance focuses on how to design network architecture … Continue reading

Access to data / Cloud / digital identity / Security

International E- Citizenship by Dr Clare Sullivan

This month Estonia became the first country in the world to announce plans to enable persons from anywhere in the world to become E- citizens of Estonia. Estonia has the most advanced E- economy in the world. Before a newborn arrives home, the hospital will have issued a digital birth certificate and the baby’s health … Continue reading