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Facing COVID-19 – in Hero Mode

Facing COVID-19 – in Hero Mode

Blog posts   •   Mar 30, 2020 14:29 CEST

In these trying times, how we can do our part to be a positive force for the future? How, and who, do we want to be when this is all over? Read our advice on how to stay centered, positive, and how we can all get into that "Hero Mode".

​TRUST IS KEY TO YOUR BOTTOM LINE - TOOLS AND TIPS TO HELP YOU GET THERE

​TRUST IS KEY TO YOUR BOTTOM LINE - TOOLS AND TIPS TO HELP YOU GET THERE

Blog posts   •   Mar 08, 2020 12:00 CET

Trust in businesses, employers, governments, journalism, democracy, science and technology … and even in our fellow human beings, has taken a blow. Lack of trust has negative impact on society and business – a downward spiral of decreased productivity, innovation, and the decline of our collective wellbeing. As business leaders, trust is vital to our success. Can we rebuild it?

From Evolution to Revolution - How social media has changed our wellbeing

From Evolution to Revolution - How social media has changed our wellbeing

Blog posts   •   Feb 28, 2020 13:31 CET

How has social media changed our wellbeing? We go through the evolution of social media, the good and the bad, and discuss how we can make social media the connector it was meant to be - without all the harmful side-effects.

How the business model of Google and Facebook threatens human rights – Amnesty International

How the business model of Google and Facebook threatens human rights – Amnesty International

Blog posts   •   Jan 28, 2020 14:59 CET

Co-Founder and CFO of Idka, Bjørn Stormorken, comments on Amnesty's report "How the business model of Google and Facebook threatens human rights".

Privacy2020 – Reflections on Privacy as a Human Right

Privacy2020 – Reflections on Privacy as a Human Right

Blog posts   •   Jan 13, 2020 14:05 CET

Idka co-founder and CFO Bjørn Stormorken shares his thoughts on privacy as a human right and a modern concept #Privacy2020

Are you interested in Ethics and Technology?

Are you interested in Ethics and Technology?

News   •   Nov 26, 2019 17:04 CET

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How To Grow Your Team using a Private Workspace for Business

How To Grow Your Team using a Private Workspace for Business

Blog posts   •   Nov 20, 2019 15:49 CET

​Do you have a problem with employee engagement? Is it difficult to create an environment in which your team can grow? We hear you. For your business to be successful, it’s important to first find a workspace within which your team can be productive. Here’s how you can use the private workspace Idka, to maximize efficiency and improve teamwork.

Privacy Baked In - a Conversation with Idka co-founder,  Bjørn Stormorken

Privacy Baked In - a Conversation with Idka co-founder, Bjørn Stormorken

Blog posts   •   Nov 11, 2019 11:12 CET

​We hear a lot about digital privacy these days. But, what does it mean to build solutions with privacy “baked in”? And why is this important for businesses, as well as individuals? Read our recap of the GoodTech Vidcast where we untangle these questions together with Co-Founder of Idka, Bjørn Stormorken.

The Man Behind the Uncovering of Cambridge Analytica Scandal

The Man Behind the Uncovering of Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Blog posts   •   Oct 21, 2019 12:57 CEST

Meet one of the principals behind the Netflix documentary The Great Hack - one whose idea for an experiment brought the Cambridge Analytica story into the limelight. Paul-Olivier Dehaye was last week's guest on the GoodTech Vidcast, and now you can read a recap of the episode!

A Fair Data Economy

A Fair Data Economy

Blog posts   •   Sep 17, 2019 14:13 CEST

How do we go about making a Fair Data Economy real? Last week's episode of the GoodTech Vidcast we had the pleasure to have a talk with Tiina Härkönen, leading specialist in human-driven data economy at Sitra. Read all about her thoughts on a Fair Data Economy, and don't forget to watch the next episode of Goodtech on September 26th!

Best Tools for Business

Best Tools for Business

Blog posts   •   Sep 11, 2019 13:40 CEST

We've gathered the absolute BEST tools for your business - with privacy in mind. Read our top picks for storage, communication, researching and browsing purposes.

#PrivacyMatters - with Hanna Kjellman

#PrivacyMatters - with Hanna Kjellman

Blog posts   •   Sep 02, 2019 13:13 CEST

Did you miss our latest GoodTech episode? Read our recap right here, on why #privacymatters! And don't forget to watch GoodTech LIVE every other Thursday at 6pmCET, or watch the recordings of previous episodes on our YouTube channel.

The Great Hack – A Look into the Scandal that Shook Democracy

The Great Hack – A Look into the Scandal that Shook Democracy

Blog posts   •   Aug 26, 2019 13:38 CEST

On a recent GoodTech vidcast, we spoke with Idka's CEO and co-founder about the Netflix's The Great Hack documentary on the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, and the circumstances surrounding one of the most important "Hacks" of our time.

The FaceApp Incident: What We’ve Learned from the Backlash

The FaceApp Incident: What We’ve Learned from the Backlash

Blog posts   •   Aug 19, 2019 16:00 CEST

Could the latest viral app have taught us something valuable about how we think about privacy? Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll have heard about FaceApp, a smartphone application that went viral for the second time in two years this summer.

​Ethical Marketing 101: Humanization vs. Personalization

​Ethical Marketing 101: Humanization vs. Personalization

Blog posts   •   Aug 02, 2019 13:31 CEST

Jason T. Voiovich is back to talk to us about Humanization vs. Personalization in Marketing - and how to effectively reach your customer through more ethical and more meaningful marketing. Doing the right thing, in other words, and it just might pay off!

Is Our Obsession with Data Killing Our Marketing Efforts? Rehumanizing Marketing with Jason T Voiovich

Is Our Obsession with Data Killing Our Marketing Efforts? Rehumanizing Marketing with Jason T Voiovich

Blog posts   •   Jul 01, 2019 15:34 CEST

Is our obsession with collecting data hurting our marketing efforts ... and our Bottom Line? If you think data is king, think again! Idka's Elizabeth Perry talks with veteran marketing expert, Jason T Voiovich, about what we're doing wrong as marketers, and what we can do better.

The European Association of Data Protection Professionals (EADPP) Chooses Idka as its Online Platform for Private and Encrypted Collaboration, Communication and Storage

The European Association of Data Protection Professionals (EADPP) Chooses Idka as its Online Platform for Private and Encrypted Collaboration, Communication and Storage

Press releases   •   Jun 20, 2019 11:57 CEST

The European Association of Data Protection Professionals (EADPP), a non-profit association of data protection professionals, and Idka, an online collaborative platform rooted in digital privacy, today announced that EADPP will offer Idka to all its members. Idka will give EADPP members an encrypted communication, collaboration, file sharing, and storage platform that keeps user data safe.

The GDPR Turns One: How It’s Affecting Business Worldwide

The GDPR Turns One: How It’s Affecting Business Worldwide

Blog posts   •   May 29, 2019 12:48 CEST

Happy Birthday, GDPR! As the General Data Protection turns 1 year here in Europe, we've seen its effects on businesses worldwide. ... But is it enough? To celebrate, we spoke with journalist, author, editor and serial entrepreneur, Mitch Ratcliffe, who took us back to the early days of the Internet, what privacy looked like then, through to what it looks like now.

Yes, There is Life After Facebook

Yes, There is Life After Facebook

Blog posts   •   Mar 18, 2019 14:36 CET

Ever wonder what happens when you delete Facebook? Does the world come to an end? Does it hurt your business or take away from those millions of eyeballs you were going to reach with social media marketing? Read one person's account of their Life After Facebook.

Imagine a Social Platform with No Political Bias

Imagine a Social Platform with No Political Bias

Blog posts   •   Mar 01, 2019 10:00 CET

​There is a reason the word techlash made Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year shortlist in 2018. The word refers to a “strong and widespread negative reaction to the growing power and influence of large technology companies ...” Political manipulation on social media tops the list for causes of techlash. Here we explore how the manipulation works, and offer suggestions on how to avoid it.