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What you should know when submitting your DNA to genetic testing labs What you should know when submitting your DNA to genetic testing labs

What you should know when submitting your DNA to genetic testing labs

With a December 2019 update from Consumer Reports

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Subjective: An abstract from the McClatchy article: "In the age of Facebook and Google, consumers seem comfortable surrendering their personal information to corporations that aggregate it and monetize it. But Ancestry and other DNA testing companies have added an audacious tweak: Consumers are now paying to hand over their genetic code, their most sensitive individual identifier, to companies that could monetize it far into the future.​"

How to Protect Personal Information with Medical Devices How to Protect Personal Information with Medical Devices

How to Protect Personal Information with Medical Devices

Medical Devices May Allow a Backdoor for Attackers

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Medical devices with networking capabilities are critical technologies in patient care today. This article explains what their potential security vulnerabilities mean for the average consumer.

3.6.1 Health App Use Policies

Responsible Terms, Conditions, and Agreements for Consumer Health Apps

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Since one goal of cMHAFF is consumer protection, including their privacy and security, guidance in the area of “Conditions and Agreements” ( CnA ) is offered.  CnA is not a formal...

3.4.8 Notifications

Managing Health App Notifications and Alerts

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This category is about notifications and alerts, which may be used to inform consumers of important situations that they should know about. This includes, but is not limited to, information about...

3.4.4 Storage Security

Security for Data at Rest

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This category is about providing assurance that the consumer’s stored data is secure, regardless of whether it is stored on the consumer’s devices or elsewhere (e.g., in cloud-based...
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