Practical Insights on data protection

5 Key Takeaways from InterAction’s New Disinformation Toolkit 2.0

5 Key Takeaways from InterAction’s New Disinformation Toolkit 2.0

Published on: Feb 09 2022 by Adam Fivenson - Comments Off on 5 Key Takeaways from InterAction’s New Disinformation Toolkit 2.0
  Journalist and Nobel Prize laureate Maria Ressa captured the essential nature of the threat that the rising tide of mis- and disinformation poses in her recent...
ICRC Cyber Attack is Our Constituent Data Management Nightmare

ICRC Cyber Attack is Our Constituent Data Management Nightmare

Published on: Jan 26 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
A sophisticated cyber security attack against International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) servers last week exposed sensitive personally identifiable information...
What Are Your Thoughts on Health Data Governance Principles?

What Are Your Thoughts on Health Data Governance Principles?

Published on: Nov 25 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What Are Your Thoughts on Health Data Governance Principles?
Over the last several decades, the collection and use of health data have grown in complexity and have become increasingly indivisible from the operation of health...
How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights

How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights

Published on: Nov 17 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights
It is now axiomatic that the mass diffusion of the internet and its ancillary digital technologies have created an alternative space for the widespread and ‘unrestricted’...
5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection

5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection

Published on: Oct 28 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection
Over the years, we’ve found that one specific area of the research life cycle – informed consent – needs serious improvement. The consent process...
What Digital Technology Systems Are Procured by African Governments?

What Digital Technology Systems Are Procured by African Governments?

Published on: Oct 14 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
What does the public know about transparency and safeguards in the procurement and deployment of Digital Technology Systems in Africa, including biometric identification,...
UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto

UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto

Published on: Aug 11 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto
This year, 123 million children will celebrate their 18th birthday and entry into adulthood. For each boy or girl, tens of thousands of data points on average will...
We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

Published on: Jun 24 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment
Recently, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child adopted the eagerly awaited General Comment 25 on ‘children’s rights in relation to the digital environment’....
5 Steps for Measuring the Benefits and Risks of Stakeholder Data

5 Steps for Measuring the Benefits and Risks of Stakeholder Data

Published on: Jan 21 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Steps for Measuring the Benefits and Risks of Stakeholder Data
We all live in a world where we need to have good quality data, quickly and (ideally) inexpensively, for better decision making. And to share that with partners...
3 Ways Aadhaar Data Reinforce Existing Digital Inequalities in India

3 Ways Aadhaar Data Reinforce Existing Digital Inequalities in India

Published on: Oct 22 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Digital identity as a tool of governance promises the inclusion of the marginalised and undocumented populations. There are major efforts globally under programs...