Privacy Research    IT/Data Brokerage

Big Data for All: Privacy and User Control in the Age of Analytics

In this article Omer Tene and Jules Polonetsky address the legal issues arising from the Big Data debate. The article suggests that the FIPPs should adjustable to adapt to varying business and technological conditions and that to solve the Big Data privacy quandary, individuals must be offered meaningful rights to access their data.

The Value of Our Digital Identity

This report by The Boston Consulting Group and Liberty Global introduces the concept of digital identity and explores the rapid growth of the volume of data that is available, collected and analysed thanks to ubiquitous connectivity. The study surveyed 3,000 individuals in Europe and aims to give business and political leaders a better understanding of this new phenomenon.

What Google Knows: Privacy and Internet Search Engines

In this article, Omer Tene explores Google’s evolution from “a benevolent giant seeking to do no evil” into “an informational gatekeeper harboring previously unimaginable riches of personal data.” Tene writes, “Google's access to and storage of vast amounts of personal data create a serious
privacy problem,” and goes on to explore whether those privacy fears are valid, what rules should govern access to Google's database and what are the legal protections currently in place.

“I’ve Got Nothing to Hide” and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy

This essay by Daniel Solove discusses the “nothing to hide” argument. Solove introduces the argument and examines frequent ways of responding to the argument; discusses his work on conceptualizing privacy, and explains why existing theories of privacy have been unsatisfactory, have led to confusion, and have impeded the development of effective legal and policy responses to privacy problems.

Privacy by design: A counterfactual analysis of Google and Facebook privacy incidents

This paper by Ira S. Rubinstein and Nathaniel Good offers a comprehensive analysis of engineering and usability principles specifically relevant to privacy. It derives relevant principles, illustrates them by referencing 10 recent privacy incidents involving Google and Facebook and concludes that all ten privacy incidents might have been avoided by the application of these privacy engineering and usability principles.

Dispelling the Myths Surrounding De-identification: Anonymization Remains a Strong Tool

Written by Khaled El Emam and Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian, this paper aims to illustrate the importance of de-identifying personal information before it is used or disclosed and, at times, prior to its collection.

Everyone’s nightmare: Privacy and data breach risks

This Edwards Wildman whitepaper discusses the growing body of law that governs data security and breach response, the types of exposure and liabilities these present and the lines of insurance potentially affected. The whitepaper also discusses privacy issues arising out of new technologies, the increasing use of social media and the growth of regulatory scrutiny of companies’ collection and usage of information about individuals.

2012 Consumer Study on Data Breach Notification

Conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Experian, this study aims to understand consumers’ perceptions about the importance and value of receiving notification when their sensitive personal information has been lost or stolen.

Rethinking Personal Data

Created by Vodaphone, this white paper explores the balance between sustaining end-user trust through new trust frameworks and enabling governments and industry to create new economic and social value from personal data.

The Personal Network: A New Trust Model and Business Model for Personal Data

Created by Open Identity Exchange, this whitepaper explores the "personal network," which has emerged through the growth of online social networks. It explains the legal and economic reasons personal networks differ from social networks and introduces the Respect Trust Framework, the first trust framework designed expressly for personal data.

How Boards & Senior Executives Are Managing Cyber Risks

This is the third biennial survey that Carnegie Mellon CyLab has conducted on how boards of directors and senior management are governing the security of their organizations' information, applications and networks. The survey is based upon results received from 108 respondents at the board or senior executive level from Forbes Global 2000 companies.

Personal Data: The Emergence of a New Asset Class

As part of its Rethinking Personal Data initiative, the World Economic Forum created this report in collaboration with Bain & Company, Inc. The report explores the current status of the "personal data ecosystem" and discusses the challenges, opportunities and potential of a data-driven economy.

Rethinking Personal Data: Strengthening Trust

As part of its Rethinking Personal Data initiative, the World Economic Forum created this report in collaboration with the Boston Consulting Group. The report proposes questions and recommends steps for stakeholders in efforts to restore trust in organizations' and governments' ability to secure data.

Risk and Responsibility in a Hyperconnected World: Pathways to Global Cyber Resilience

As part of its Rethinking Personal Data initiative, the World Economic Forum created this report in collaboration with Deloitte, to examine some of the key threats posed by hyperconnectivity and what should be done about them. The report provides a multistakeholder perspective on ways to deal with increasing cyber attacks and to improve corporate governance.

Big Data: The next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity

This study by MGI and McKinsey's Business Technology Office explores Big Data within U.S. healthcare, the European public sector, U.S. retail and manufacturing and personal-location data globally seeking to understand the state of digital data, how different domains can use large datasets to create value, the potential value across stakeholders and the implications for the leaders of private- and public-sector organizations, as well as for policy makers.

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