Category Archives: Privacy

Reference sources for privacy laws

There are at least 3 freely available books that provide information about privacy laws in different countries. These are good references in pdf format. Baker & McKenzie’s Global Privacy Handbook (800p) (online version) see also related online tool Global Privacy … Continue reading

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Experience with Blackphone BP1, “the privacy phone”

The main reason for wanting to use Blackphone is typically privacy, to gain as much control as possible over the privacy. Some reviews (mainly from 2014) related to Backphone 1: Blackphone review: security above all Device Review: Blackphone BP1 Blackphone … Continue reading

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Android 6 and new privacy related settings

Android version 6, Marshmellow, has adopted a new run-time permission system that is available to the users. Permissions are divided into permission groups and users can modify permissions per application. It is possible to see how many applications are allowed … Continue reading

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Guidelines for “Assessing Cyber Security Export Risks”, by TechUK

TechUK has published document “Assessing Cyber Security Export Risks“, which is great effort addressing the business ethics aspects. Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) has been involved as well. The coverage is good, content is straight to the point, … Continue reading

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Murmur, tool for simple and secure voice conference

Murmur is an open source alternative for DIY voice conferencing using encrypted communication. It is used especially in gaming, but it can easily be used for small working teams or for family multiparty talks. Plus: Quick and easy to setup … Continue reading

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Data Protection Laws of the World, by DLA Piper

DLA Piper has published a valuable information source on data protection laws. The handbook is available online (see figure below), or directly as downloadable pdf (almost 400 pages). Other links blog article “Privacy and Data Protection by Country”

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Privacy Impact Assessment

For Good Information Sources for Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA), please have a look at ico.org.uk’s PIA page and Guide Conducting privacy impact assessments code of practice. Steps Identify the need for a PIA Describe the information flows Identify the privacy … Continue reading

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