By: David A. Hoffman On October 8th, I had the great honor to interview Walter Isaacson at an event titled The Data Opportunity: Rethinking Privacy to Spur Innovation. The event focused on demonstrating that we can have privacy AND … Read more >
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David A. Hoffman Intel’s Director of Security Policy and Global Privacy Officer (The following are my remarks accepting the IAPP Privacy Vanguard Award delivered today in San Jose). Thank you. I am honored and grateful to accept the IAAP Privacy … Read more >
Over the next couple of weeks, young people across the country will head back to school. Those students will have access to digital tools to supplement the effectiveness of their teachers. As students use a greater diversity of these technologies, … Read more >
NTIA’s recent request for comments on big data provided companies, privacy advocates and activists with an opportunity to highlight the promise of big data and analytic processing and to consider how to address some of the unique privacy challenges they … Read more >
On May 13, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued an opinion in a Spanish privacy lawsuit against Google. Media attention to the court’s action boldly proclaimed the creation of a “Right to be Forgotten.” The opinion … Read more >
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The Potential of Technology in Education Protecting children, while also allowing them to learn by taking reasonable risks is the foundation of both parenting and education. Technology can make this task both easier and more difficult. The adoption of new … Read more >
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The US Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice today released their “Antitrust Policy Statement on Sharing of Cybersecurity Information”. This statement is a positive event that helps the private sector improve the protection of the global digital infrastructure. Intel … Read more >
On January 28th the world recognized International Data Privacy Day. Intel has been a part of International Data Privacy Day since it began six years ago, and we were proud to see the effort launch more outreach efforts this year … Read more >
I was honored to share the stage last night with Walter Isaacson, Tom Friedman and Aneesh Chopra. The occasion was the Aspen Institute’s event “Harnessing the Power of Open Data to Fuel American Innovation”, which was part of Intel and Aspen’s ongoing Innovation Economy conversation. Intel has been working with the Aspen Institute for the […] Read more >
Last week, the privacy community gathered in Warsaw, Poland, for the 35th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners. I delivered a speech (view the text and the slides at the links below) at one of the plenary sessions, titled Privacy and Technology, and had the honor of showing a video from Intel’s privacy-by-design training program. […] Read more >
In just one week many of us will gather in Warsaw, Poland, for the 35th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners. The title of the Conference is Privacy: A Compass in a Turbulent World. The conference title causes me to remember the 23rd Commissioners Conference, which was in Paris. That gathering happened just […] Read more >
I love to cook. Preparing a new meal for my family is one of my greatest pleasures. I enjoy the process starting from the selection of the recipe and then shopping for the ingredients. I am glad we have regulations which require ingredient labeling and nutrition statements. I am comforted by the fact that the […] Read more >
In the past, I have discussed the European Commission’s “Right to be Forgotten” proposal, and the issues with trying to provide a comprehensive right to wipe a record clean. I have argued individuals need a sphere of privacy where they know they can make mistakes, without those errors following them for the rest of their […] Read more >
In the spirit of great movie trilogies, I want to bring us back to the plight of Selena Kyle and her need for a “clean slate”. How does Anne Hathaway’s character in the Dark Knight movies move on from her criminal past and live the life of a productive citizen? How do we create ability […] Read more >
“There’s no fresh start in today’s world. Any twelve-year-old with a cell phone could find out what you did. Everything we do is collated and quantified. Everything sticks.” – Selina Kyle “The Catwoman” from Dark Knight Rises As I noted in my previous post, Anne Hathaway’s character in the Dark Knight Rises shows us the […] Read more >
“There’s no fresh start in today’s world. Any twelve-year-old with a cell phone could find out what you did. Everything we do is collated and quantified. Everything sticks.” – Selina Kyle “The Catwoman” from Dark Knight Rises The Batman Dark … Read more >
I spent much of last week in Brussels, Belgium, speaking with people about the European Union’s proposed Data Protection Regulation, including presenting at the 3rd Annual European Data Protection & Privacy Conference. The Regulation is a once in a generation … Read more >
Today, the Future of Privacy Forum, a Washington-based think tank that aims to advance responsible data practices, announced a new Smart Grid Privacy Seal Program, powered by TRUSTe, for organizations that use consumer energy data. Intel has long … Read more >
Stop, Think, Connect One of the best parts of my position as Intel’s Director of Security Policy and Global Privacy Officer is working with innovative organizations to improve awareness of cyber security and privacy. It is an honor to … Read more >
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