As Chinese authorities expand use of health tracking apps, privacy concerns grow – Networking – Security – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

China’s health tracking QR codes, which have played a key part in the country’s successful containment of the coronavirus, now look set to play a much broader role in daily life as local authorities dream up new uses for the technology. Embedded in the popular WeChat and Alipay smartphone apps, the codes use self-reported and […]

Digital payments fraud concerns up in India amid COVID-19- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Almost half of Indian consumers are more concerned about digital payments fraud now than when COVID-19 first emerged, said a survey. Nearly one third have been recent victims of card or digital payments fraud or know someone among their immediate family or friends who has, said the study conducted by YouGov and US-based […]

Government releases draft legislation for Covidsafe tracing app to allay privacy concerns | Australia news – Blog – Emails

Collection, use or disclosure of information collected by Australia’s Covidsafe contact tracing app – except by public health authorities – would be punishable by up to five years in prison, according to draft legislation. The attorney general, Christian Porter, has sought to allay privacy concerns about the app through release of the draft bill on […]

Australia’s coronavirus tracing app set to launch today despite lingering privacy concerns | Australia news – Blog – Emails

The controversial coronavirus tracing app will be released by the government on Sunday, despite lingering privacy concerns. The home affairs minister, Peter Dutton, likened the app to a “bluetooth handshake” and said it was an important piece of the aggressive identify, trace and isolate strategy the Commonwealth is attempting, as it looks at life beyond […]

All Crisis Concerns Out on the Virtual Roundtable – Blog – Emails

This crisis is something totally new to all marketers, and the only way to get through is if we share our struggles and solutions with each other. With that in mind, Socialbakers gathered a panel of social media experts to discuss how they’re dealing with the current situation. The discussion includes how to work with […]

Snap ad revenue strong – but spend concerns ahead- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Snapchat is on a high after reporting a 20% year-on-year increase in daily active users and 44% revenue growth, rounding off a strong first quarter performance for the social messaging app. However, analysts speaking to Tempemail explained that the lockdown came too late in the quarter for a predicted ad spend drop to rock Snap. […]

Concerns raised over Australian universities’ plan to use exam-monitoring software | Australian universities – Blog – Emails

Australian universities have sparked privacy concerns over plans to use software to monitor students through webcams as they take exams from home during the coronavirus pandemic. Students, academics and privacy experts have criticised the decision, from multiple universities, to sign up to remote exam monitoring software created by third-party companies. The Australian Tempemail University in […]

Privacy concerns persist over Australia’s coronavirus tracing app | Coronavirus outbreak – Blog – Emails

The federal government should formally make data collected from its Covid-19 tracing app exempt from use by law enforcement and “decentralise” the way it notifies users about potential contacts with the virus if it wants to allay privacy concerns, digital experts have said. The government services minister, Stuart Robert, conducted a media blitz on Monday […]

ANU commits to online exams, invigilation despite student concerns – Projects – Security – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The Australian Tempemail University has confirmed it will hold remote exams at the end of the current semester despite concerns from students about the security and efficacy of the online invigilation software being used. ANU is currently working to integrate the US-based remote invigilation service Proctorio with its Moodle learning management system, Wattle, with the […]