Tag Archives: CCTV

How shops can use your phone to track your every move and video display screens can target you using facial recognition

Note: New guidance on Wi-Fi location analytics available here: https://ico.org.uk/media/for-organisations/documents/1560691/wi-fi-location-analytics-guidance.pdf By Simon Rice, Group Manager for Technology. Picture the scene, you’re in a department store and decide to go back and try that pair of trousers on for a second … Continue reading

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Is someone watching you right now? A warning as website targets insecure webcams

By Simon Rice, Group Manager for Technology The danger of using weak passwords has been exposed again this month after a new website was launched that allows people to watch live footage from some of the insecure cameras across the … Continue reading

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A CCTV code fit for 2014 and beyond

By Jonathan Bamford, Head of Strategic Liason. It’s nearly five months since I last wrote about the importance of having a CCTV code fit for the demands of modern society. At that time the draft version of the code was … Continue reading

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FOIA: an update on our definition documents and template guides for publication schemes

By Steve Wood, Head of Policy Delivery. When most people think of freedom of information, they probably think of the right to request information about public bodies. While this is an important tool for transparency, it isn’t the only requirement … Continue reading

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Wearable technology – the future of privacy

By Andrew Paterson, Senior Technology Officer UPDATE, 01/07/2014: Our consultation on updating our CCTV Code of Practice has now ended. We are currently considering the responses received with a view to publishing an updated version of our guidance later in … Continue reading

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New technologies mean new CCTV code

By Jonathan Bamford, Head of Strategic Liason. UPDATE, 01/07/2014: Our consultation on updating our CCTV Code of Practice has now ended. We are currently considering the responses received with a view to publishing an updated version of our guidance later … Continue reading

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