Articles by tag: data privacy

The Unique Potential of Open Federated Learning in Healthcare

The Unique POpen Federated Learning
  Historically, people have opted into research, shared their health data, or taken part in patient surveys. Data had to be collected in a central location with the Read more

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Upscaling Employees to Maximize Company Potential and Growth
February 1, 2023

The ever-increasing role technology and innovation play in today’s workplace mean that even the most educated and trained workers will require varying degrees of upskilling, retraining, and upscaling employees to meet current and future demands. And with the talent pool getting increasingly competitive, organizations that do not provide those education and training opportunities may […]

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Recognizing the Value of the Skilled Trades
February 1, 2023

People value skilled trades for the everyday necessities they bring to life. From plumbing to electrical, machinists, and construction, trades play a vital role worldwide. They make the world happen. Unfortunately, there is a growing gap in the skilled trades workforce, despite high wages, employer-funded training, readily available positions, and the opportunity to apply […]

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Inflation Rates Ease, But Long-Term Contracts Keep Prices High
February 1, 2023

With inflation rates easing and shipping costs dropping along with several commodities (not eggs), consumers may be wondering why they haven’t seen a noticeable price difference yet. Blame it on supplier contracts. A typical procurement practice is shoring up supplier contracts in advance, which means prices could hold for several months. The longer high prices […]

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The Unique Potential of Open Federated Learning in Healthcare
December 9, 2022

Historically, people have opted into research, shared their health data, or taken part in patient surveys. Data had to be collected in a central location with the consent of the users. These paths keep private information protected but unfortunately, it eliminates a considerable amount of data available. However, with federated learning, it’s possible to […]

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Chegg Inc. and the FTC’s Order Against Them Is a Wake-up Call for Data Privacy Strategy
December 8, 2022

The FTC’s order against Chegg is a wake-up call for businesses everywhere and their current data privacy strategy. Chegg Inc. (“Chegg”) has been punished by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for its “careless” cybersecurity practices that exposed the sensitive personal information of its customers and employees. Chegg, according to the FTC’s complaint, stored customer […]

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Data Privacy Lawsuits Sweeping the Healthcare and Tech Sectors and What They Mean for the Industry
December 7, 2022

Data privacy lawsuits have rapidly increased in the healthcare and technology sectors in recent years, in part due to the increasing demand for access to sensitive medical data as well as the emergence of innovative products and services that rely on personal information. Since these attacks have occurred, companies have been forced to rethink […]

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Use Cases and the Technology Enabling Medical Data, Privacy and Anonymization
October 5, 2022

Health data makes up more than 30% of the world’s data (Intel, 2022) — and it’s growing each year. The data is more than tangible, straightforward information, like dates of vaccinations and test results. It also includes contextual data, like neighborhood qualities, diet trackers, exercise trackers, sleep monitors, and more. Intel’s principal health engineer, […]

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The Sleeping Giant of Data Privacy
May 26, 2021

Data drives decisions of the worlds largest companies but in a world with constant data, how do you make sense of it? Host TC Riley, puts the world under the lens of data and analytics and explores current news, B2B trends, and popular topics.   The price users pay for consumer electronics is usually not the […]

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Data Privacy Trends are Shifting
May 5, 2021

Data drives decisions of the worlds largest companies but in a world with constant data, how do you make sense of it? Host TC Riley, puts the world under the lens of data and analytics and explores current news, B2B trends, and popular topics.   The data privacy battles are heating up, and many consumers are […]

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Exam Proctoring Softwares Draw Criticisms Over Student Privacy
January 25, 2021

There’s no question that the remote learning technology that popped up and evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic helped students and teachers engage from a distance under truly extraordinary circumstances. However, now that the dust has settled, concerns have arisen – specifically around the privacy rights of students asked to take exams and complete other work […]

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More Support Needed to Protect Privacy and Advance Digital Equity
October 23, 2020

The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) this week released a new report — with accompanying survey findings — that reflect the urgent need to provide improved student privacy support to teachers, parents, and students. Almost half of teachers report they have received no substantive training on data privacy, and only four in 10 parents say […]

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The State of K-12 Cyber Safety & Security: Student Data Privacy in Remote Learning
June 29, 2020

Katie Fritchen is the Senior Marketing Director for ManagedMethods, where this post originally appeared. Districts are struggling to address the unique challenges presented by student data privacy in today’s remote learning environments. A white paper by McGraw-Hill Education defines student data privacy as, “…the use, collection, handling and governance of students’ personally identifiable information (PII).” The white paper identifies […]

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