The right to be forgotten according to GDPR

The right to be forgotten according to GDPR

GDPR’s Art.17 regulates the right to be forgotten, a reinforced form of privacy guarantee allowing individuals (interested party) to request authorities (data owner and data controller) the removal of their personal data from online sources, including any link, copy or replication. The right to be forgotten, despite a few exceptions provided for in the Article 17, applies when the interested party revokes the authorization to process individual information and personal data are no longer necessary for the agreed initial purposes, or have been processed disrespecting legal terms.
AI avatars: features and applications

AI avatars: features and applications

AI avatars are computer-generated 2D or 3D characters representing real individuals able to simulate human-like characteristics, behavior and interactions. AI avatars rely on a combination of AI-powered technologies technologies like natural language processing, machine learning, customization and speech recognition. AI avatars are significantly implemented in industries such as education, healthcare, customer service, accessibility, entertainment and digital development.
Pilot implementations of the EU Digital Identity Wallet

Pilot implementations of the EU Digital Identity Wallet

The EU is running four pilot projects (Potential, Nobid, DC4EU, EUWC) to test and shape the prototype of the European Digital Identity Wallet application and its functions in several contexts and for different scope. The EUDI development, that’s unfolding at least up to 2030, involves over 250 companies and public authorities from 25 Member States and extra partner countries (Ukraine, Norway and Iceland).

AI Avatars: main uses of human powered digital twins

AI avatars and digital twins are two forms of AI-based virtual representations, respectively virtual embodiments of individuals that replicate human behavior, appearance, and even personality, and digital replicas of physical objects, processes, systems, or even people that originate comprehensive virtual profiles of actual entities. They can be applied for customer service, virtual assistance, healthcare, education, urban planning, transportation, manufacturing, gaming, entertainment and much more.
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Privacy protection for the evolving digital profiling

How much is privacy worth? Is it right paying for privacy? Following last Meta’s initiative to introduce paid privacy protection to deny advertising on its social media platforms, the digital profiling field deals with the need to comply with current privacy legal frameworks, like EU GDPR, to provide services under legit and clear users consent. Discover what’s new with the use of Meta’s Facebook and Instagram, the difference between free and paid accounts and how this decision impacts from a legal point of view.
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Top AI trends for 2024

Artificial Intelligence grows at a staggering pace (CAGR of 38% by 2030) and leads the digital transformation as a driving force with its disruptive potential, boasting thrilling growth prospects for the future (it might generate revenues of $94 billion in 2024). What could be the next top trends for the development of AI? Here are the top 10 key factors to be ahead on digitization.
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The impact of Artificial Intelligence energy use

Artificial Intelligence has a very huge impact on energy resources and sustainability. Alex De Vries (VU Amsterdam) highlights that the energetic consumption per year needed to run digital operations equates to the amount of electricity that would power small countries or even 40 average American houses every year. Hybrid AI lean and optimized models can reduce the costs related to Artificial Intelligence and its impact in terms of energy sustainability.
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The importance of pro-digital transformation culture

To best handle digitization challenges and opportunities, is key to build a pro-digital transformation culture by rethinking organizations mindset considering people first, processes second and technology last. Indeed, organizations can’t really be able to digitize without matching technology with prepared people, defined processes and a solid culture, the true key to succeed in digital transformation. Digital-first companies prioritize the promotion of pro-digital transformation culture pushing forward with change management, especially in terms of professional education, operational organization and cooperation with external innovative players like schools and startups.
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The NIST password guidelines

In the age of digital transformation passwords are still the first cyber security layer to protect users from attacks towards personal accounts and corporate systems. Check out the password guidelines of the NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) for the correct use of digital identities and the secure management of individual and corporate passwords. Many people still don't realize how important are these combinations of numbers and letters in cyber security and what could be the risks related to a shallow behavior. As a matter of fact, the classic and easy-to-crack combination of “123456” (and the like) is still amazingly among the 10 most used passwords worldwide.
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How to protect your online identity

Why should you protect your online identity? Protecting personal information is key to preserve individuals identity as secure access credentials online. The biggest risk to tackle regards identity theft, a severe cyber crime affecting personal sphere. Check out the best practices to reduce to lowest the odds of being targeted by identity theft on Internet and find out facts and stats about the risks for the safety of your personal identity when exploring the Web.