Privacy Breaches – Carrot or Stick?

Interesting article in the NY Times here

It discusses the loss of an unencrypted laptop by a NASA employee that contained the confidential details of 10,000 employees including names, birth dates, social security numbers and, in some cases, personal information from background checks.

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Whitelists & Blackhats

The news yesterday and Monday was all about Telecom’s Xtra service and Yahoo. The media were outraged on behalf of everyone and a number of commentators took to the airwaves to tell us just how bad this was.

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So What…?

We do a lot of risk assessments… a lot…. As a result, we spend a lot of time talking about risk, how it is measured and most importantly what it delivers for an organisation. We also do a lot of reading.

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