Tag Archive: privacy

Nov 28 2014

Is the new Facebook policy the sign of things to come?

Facebook is changing its privacy policy. Here we highlight how the concept of privacy might be changing. This week, Facebook began to notify its users of its new privacy policy, which will come into effect on 1 January 2015. The policy is considerably shorter than the current version, and much easier to read. With the …

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Oct 10 2014

Making cybersecurity a priority in October

Though Caribbean countries might not yet observe October as Cyber Security Awareness Month, this article briefly highlights key threat trends, along with some tips that individuals and businesses can adopt to become safer online. Increasingly, the month of October is being observed as Cyber Security Awareness Month worldwide. Launched in the United States in 2004, …

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Sep 17 2014

Guidelines for Industry on Child Online Protection

An overview of the recently published revised Guidelines for Industry on Child Online Protection, and the five key areas highlighted for protecting and promoting children’s rights. Last week, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) announced the release of updated Guidelines for Industry on Child Online Protection, which it has prepared in collaboration with the United Nations Children Fund …

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Sep 10 2014

Are government-issued laptops being compromised at the factory or after being assigned?

A discussion on a recent report on finding spyware on a government-issued laptop assigned to a student, against concerns that the devices might already be compromised before they end up in the students’ hands. In Trinidad and Tobago last week, the Chairman of the board of directors of the Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Radio League …

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Jul 18 2014

The right to privacy in the digital age

A review of the recently published report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the right to privacy in the digital age Two days ago, 16 July, the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Navi Pillay, published a report on a study conducted by her office which “revealed a …

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