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Security Pros Give Their Opinions on ISP Data Privacy Rollback

  • Security Pros Give Their Opinions on ISP Data Privacy Rollback-

    Businesses Care About Privacy

    "Businesses are specifically concerned about the privacy of their employees, and most importantly, the confidentiality of their business. Enterprises do not want their executives’ movements tracked or their business development browsing history profiled. While individuals have limited leverage, large enterprises have much more sway and would be able to demand what individuals may not be able to get."

    Nimrod Vax, co-founder BigID

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Security Pros Give Their Opinions on ISP Data Privacy Rollback

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    Businesses Care About Privacy

    "Businesses are specifically concerned about the privacy of their employees, and most importantly, the confidentiality of their business. Enterprises do not want their executives’ movements tracked or their business development browsing history profiled. While individuals have limited leverage, large enterprises have much more sway and would be able to demand what individuals may not be able to get."

    Nimrod Vax, co-founder BigID

Privacy rights took a hit when Congress and President Trump decided to roll back rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) at the end of the Obama administration regarding online data collection. As Carl Weinschenk wrote:

Among other things, they mandate that consumers give their permission ("opt in") for their location, browsing history and perhaps other data to be shared …

IT staff, organization leaders, and the average citizen have all expressed levels of concern over this about-face in regard to ISP privacy. Now security professionals are chiming in with their opinions on how this decision will affect cybersecurity for consumers, for businesses, and for global relationships. Here’s what they had to say.