Privacy has no definite boundaries and it has different meanings for different people. It is the ability of an individual or group to keep their lives and personal affairs out of public view, or to control the flow of information about themselves.
EXAMPLE OF PRIVACY
Bank account number
Privacy in ICT
Refers to data and information data.
Information privacy is described as the rights of individual and companies to deny and restrict the collection and use of information about them.
Example of computer technology threaten privacy of data
Identify users by web-casting,e-commerce and another web application.
Saved in the computer hard disk.
Used by some website to store passwords and track how regularly we visit a website and become potential targets for web advertiser.
Used for future, collected details then sold to any company that request for it.
Combination of data in a database that can be sold to the internet by the company to the interested parties.
Example-Magazine subscription or product warranty card that had been filled by online subscribe.
Program that collects users information without the users knowledge.
Can enter computer like virus.
It’s a result of installing new program.
Why need privacy??
Do not our private lives and habits exposed to third parties.
Can be protected!!!
Privacy law. Example-
Security services-to review the security policy
Security management-to protect the resources
Security mechanism-to implement the required security services
Security object-the important entities within the system enviroment