Digital Advertisers Continue to Battle Private-Browsing Technology

September 18, 2017 – 12:05 pm
We have discussed the privacy issues connected with targeted behavioral advertising before. This type of advertising is where a user’s online activity is tracked so that ads can be served based on the user’s behavior. What began as online data gathering has expanded — now there’s the online and offline data collection and tracking of the habits of consumers. For […] More here: Digital Advertisers Continue to Battle Private-Browsing Technology

Specialty Brand Sales Excel Today, But What About Tomorrow?

August 25, 2017 – 2:49 pm
@QuintilesIMS teamed up with #PharmaForce to provide a framework for product launch assessment. The following is an excerpt. Download the entire report here . The chart below shows the total amount of revenue associated with launch brands in the year that they launch. "From 2000-2006," notes QuintilesIMS, "we see that somewhere between $3 billion and $5 billion were spent on launch brands in the first 12 months in which they were launched. These are your traditional, big primary care type of products." Further quoting from the report: "The launch figures dropped down in 2007-2010, and this is where you see launch brands generating somewhere around $2 billion and $3 billion. We call this the Dark Ages. Anyone in pharma during these years can recall thinking that the age of pharma is not what it used to be, if there would be any major launches, or if innovation was dried up. ...

All about Golf Putters

August 20, 2017 – 7:32 am
Golfers agree that out of the clubs found inside their bags, putters are the most important. After all, putters often determine the outcome of a game, especially since putts count for almost as half of your score. Putters are the clubs most often used. A bad putter can stress you out, while a good putter can always give you a good game. Read on below to learn more about golf putters. Here is the original post: All about Golf Putters

A Step Closer More Invasive Tracking of Employees: Implanted Microchips

July 28, 2017 – 12:25 pm
We’ve discussed before the many ways that companies have been monitoring their employees. They’re using key-logging technology to monitor workers’ keystrokes and Internet-tracking software to log the sites that employees visit. Or tracking workers using GPS technology. More workplaces are using employee badges that have microphones and sensors for tracking individuals’ movements. Now, there’s a move toward […] Continued here: A Step Closer More Invasive Tracking of Employees: Implanted Microchips

The Benefits Of Owning ID Lanyards

July 6, 2017 – 10:09 am
Lanyards are one of the most known items at present. You can see people wearing them around – in schools, in offices or businesses, and even in streets. Some people wear lanyards to show their support to their favorite sports teams or artists in the industry as these lanyards are printed with the team/names, logos and other symbols that signify the idolized person/group/act. However, the most common of the lanyards is the ID lanyard. It is just another kind of lanyard that specifically functions as an ID holder for the most part and an accessory or convenience for the other. Following Are The Benefits Of Owning ID Lanyards: ID lanyards serve as an easy identification of the wearer. With all that’s happening to the world, who knows when something bad might happen. The rest is here: The Benefits Of Owning ID Lanyards

License-plate-reader Technology Is Proliferating, And Questions Remain

June 28, 2017 – 12:07 pm
A couple of years ago, we discussed the increasing use license-plate-recognition camera technology and the possible privacy, civil liberty and security implications about the surveillance tech used to gather and record information on drivers’ movements. At the time, we noted that license-plate-reader technology (also called automated license plate readers, ALPRs), like other surveillance systems, has the ability […] See the original post here: License-plate-reader Technology Is Proliferating, And Questions Remain

Hello world!

June 8, 2017 – 12:59 am
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Be aware of privacy issues as your A.I. assistant learns more about you

May 26, 2017 – 11:50 am
Artificial intelligence assistants, such as Amazon’s Echo or Google’s Home devices (or Apple’s Siri or Microsoft’s Cortana services) have been proliferating, and they can gather a lot of personal information on the individuals or families who use them. A.I. assistants are part of the “Internet of Things,” a computerized network of physical objects. In IoT, sensors […] See the original post here: Be aware of privacy issues as your A.I. assistant learns more about you

You Could Be Penalized for Refusing to Give Genetic Data to Your Employer

March 16, 2017 – 11:41 am
In 2008, President George W. Bush signed the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (Pub. L. 110-233). GINA restricts the collection and use of genetic information in a number of ways. GINA prohibits health insurance providers and employers from requiring genetic testing. Under the federal law, genetic data cannot be used to determine insurance premiums, eligibility for insurance, or employment. States have […] See the original post here: You Could Be Penalized for Refusing to Give Genetic Data to Your Employer

Insiders Can Exploit Their Knowledge of Security Protocols

February 27, 2017 – 11:28 am
Good security is difficult. There are insider and outsider threats to prepare for, and the best defense includes continuous upgrades of security systems. A recent federal indictment concerning an alleged 18-year drug-smuggling operation among airport and Transportation Security Administration employees shows the value of strong security protocols that are changed and upgraded often enough that […] Continue reading here: Insiders Can Exploit Their Knowledge of Security Protocols

Happy International Privacy Day 2017

January 24, 2017 – 11:18 am
International Data Privacy Day is Saturday. There are a variety of events occurring this week to celebrate, including a live-streamed event from Twitter in San Francisco on Friday. Visit the official site to find events near your area. Take the time to think about how privacy is important in your life and how you can protect your rights […] See the original post here: Happy International Privacy Day 2017

New Year? Time for a New Assessment of Your Privacy Setup.

January 17, 2017 – 11:05 am
People use a lot of services and devices to transmit and retain sensitive personal information. A person could use daily: a work computer, a personal computer, multiple email addresses, a work cellphone, a personal cellphone, an e-reader or tablet, a fitness tracker or smart watch, and an Artificial Intelligence assistant (Amazon’s Echo, Apple’s Siri, Google’s Assistant, […] Follow this link: New Year? Time for a New Assessment of Your Privacy Setup.