Paul Bischoff is a tech writer covering IT-related subjects since 2012. A digital nomad who depends on the internet to make a living, he's always seeking out the best value and highest quality products and services on the web. He previously worked as the China editor at Tech in Asia and is a regular contributor at Mashable, as well as several blogs for internet startups around the world. You can find him on Twitter at @pabischoff.
A data breach incurs serious consequences no matter whether a company is big or small. Staff get fired, executives issue apologies, and entire systems are overhauled to ensure that it doesn’t happen again. They instill doubt in consumers, damage the company’s reputation, and the impact can last for years. A data breach can harm both […]
Comparitech has assessed privacy protection and the state of surveillance in 47 countries to see where governments are failing to protect privacy and/or are creating surveillance states. To do this we looked at a number of categories, from the use of biometrics and CCTV to data sharing and retention laws. What did we find? Not […]
In a world where data protection is becoming increasingly important, cybersecurity roles are at the heart of many companies’ employment strategies. Often defined as “information security analysts,” these roles involve planning and implementing security measures that help protect an organization’s computer systems and networks. This includes installing software, i.e. firewalls and data encryption programs, investigating […]
In 2009, Google started recording the number of content removal requests it received from courts and government agencies all over the world, disclosing the figures on a six-month basis. Soon after, several other companies followed suit, including Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft, and Wikimedia. Here at Comparitech, we’ve collated all of this data to find out which […]