The security industry traditionally revolved around the three G’s: guns, guards and gates. Technology is reshaping that landscape, building on these foundations and undoubtedly creating new issues along the way. Lee Tien, senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit focused on civil liberties in the digital world, says he is concerned about the “collect-it-all, Big Data mentality” of the industry. “Frequently, users may not have consented to or even know their data is being collected, much less know what’s actually being done with their data once it’s collected,” he adds. “Big Data often means data being used for something different than its original intended purpose.”

Sunday, June 5, 2016

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