This post is a summary of “A Systematic Mapping Study on Software Quality Control Techniques for Assessing Privacy in Information Systems”, which is available here. The major result of this systematic mapping study is the identification and classification of existing SQC techniques that detect privacy-related anomalies during the development process of software-based information systems (IS). […]

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Hoy en día prácticamente todo el mundo dispone de un dispositivo móvil del que hace uso durante su día a día. Nuestros teléfonos conocen multitud de datos acerca de nosotros, tanto los datos correspondientes al propio dispositivo (IMEI, número de serie, dirección MAC…) como los datos del usuario (email, ubicación…) se consideran datos de carácter […]

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There are more and more applications available on our mobile phones that make our lives a little easier or even more entertaining at certain times. However, it is true that these applications can make use of (and abuse) data that is generated or gathered by the terminals, such as, for example, GPS positioning, camera, contacts, […]

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In previous posts, we talked about general aspects of what is privacy and who cares that. Two important terms in that field are “privacy” and “data protection.” While the first one is very common in the literature, the other is used in the European Union (EU) laws and regulations. Also, some ICT professionals often use “data protection” and “information […]

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