University Data Protection Office Blog

August 15, 2018
Humans have long exhibited their penchant for integrating technology into their bodies and carrying them around while in transit. Pocket and wrist watches may be considered as some of the earliest forms of wearable technology. In 1979, the portable music player, Sony Walkman, was launched,...
August 02, 2018
08 02 August 2018 NEWS | Breach of privacy: Data of 250,000 NEET students being sold online 19 July 2018   INDIA – Personal data of students who took the National Eligibility and Entrance...
July 30, 2018
Systems registrations requires companies to register their systems and processes that collect data from individuals. We live in an era when personal data is so valuable that many business models and economies are now actually built around its collection and use. To prevent or at...
July 25, 2018
        Introduction Welcome to the Ateneo de Manila University. This Privacy Policy (also known as a Privacy Notice) tells you about our policy regarding the data that we collect, use, or otherwise process your personal data. If you are the parent/legal...
July 16, 2018
07 16 July 2018 NEWS | Big Brother in Chinese School 30 June 2018   CHINA—A high school in eastern China installed facial recognition cameras within its campus, including its classrooms...
July 10, 2018
  One aspect of data management that is often overlooked is data disposal. Also referred to as “data destruction”, it is the process of destroying information so that it may no longer be readable, accessible and irretrievable. This is unfortunate because when not done properly, data...
July 05, 2018
In 1997, an IBM supercomputer called “Deep Blue” beat chess world champion, Garry Kasparov. To better appreciate that feat, it may help to know that the device had a unique edge over its opponent—it could evaluate a billion possible moves every five seconds. Astronomical figures, for sure, to...
July 03, 2018
We live in an era when personal data is so valuable that many business models and economies are now actually built around its collection and use. To prevent or at least discourage abuse, governments develop laws that aim to regulate this phenomenon. The Philippines has Republic Act No....
July 02, 2018
06 02 July 2018 NEWS | Teachers rail against the new data protection rules 18 June 2018   School teachers have taken to Twitter to share “bonker” GDPR implementation stories. Online...
July 02, 2018
All around the world today, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is getting widespread attention. For the technology to work, data is electronically encoded and stored in a smart tag which are then picked up during use by a reader via radio waves. Once captured, the data can be...

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