University Data Protection Office Blog

September 18, 2019
No. 19-15 18 September 2019 NEWS | UC Health: Phishing attack may have compromised patient information 5 September 2019 UNITED STATES – The University of Cincinnati Medical Center...
September 16, 2019
Privacy is a fundamental human right enshrined in various legal instruments. Basically, it provides for an individual’s right to be left alone, or the power to seclude one’s self and keep others from intruding into one’s personal space. In the present information age, however, one aspect of...
September 06, 2019
No. 19-14 06 September 2019 NEWS | School transportation information of students released to wrong recipients 16 August 2019 USA – The Cincinnati Public Schools inadvertently...
September 05, 2019
No. 19-13 05 September 2019 FEATURE | Prey for Education Streamlines Schools' Mobile Device Management, Automates Security, and Improves Accountability 22 July 2019 UNITED STATES...
September 04, 2019
  Transport Network Companies (TNCs) are a lifesaver to public commuters here in the Philippines. Rather than endure the long lines characteristic of mass public transport, commuters are able to avail of their services through ride-hailing apps to save a lot of time and effort. It...
September 02, 2019
If you’re an active user on Facebook or Instagram, you might have seen some of your contacts post about a supposed change in these platforms’ policies (i.e., terms and conditions, privacy policies, etc.). The post has several variations, but they all essentially state that: (1) the...
August 30, 2019
Over the years, the rapid growth of technological advancements like big data and machine learning has created a digital world that allows for personalized content and experiences. In the education sector, big companies are capitalizing on the potential of these developments to escalate...
July 23, 2019
  Among Internet users, children are arguably the most vulnerable for obvious reasons—they do not yet have sufficient understanding of the threats they may encounter online, especially with respect to their personal data. But then given this reality, are there sufficient...
July 22, 2019
  No. 19-12 22 July 2019 NEWS | Financial information of parents of Catholic school students targeted in cyberattack 20 June 2019 AUSTRALIA – Bank...
July 02, 2019
  Over a month ago, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) reported that it was investigating 48 lending companies based on charges of harassment, public shaming, and/or misuse of personal information filed by hundreds of individuals. According to most allegations, the firms had accessed...

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