If there is anyone in business who still needs to be convinced that there is a significant shift in the control and management of Personal Information from insecure organisational data silos to Personal Data Stores managed and controlled by the individual then have a look at Respect Network and the fast growing community of companies [...]
Original article in The Economist which you can read here. One of the concerns that individuals and organisations raise is included in the article. There is a risk that if data lockers prove as useful as the start-ups claim, it could encourage bigger cloud-storage firms such as Google and Dropbox to barge in and grab [...]
Over the next few days the Privacy Surgeon will poll many of the world’s leading privacy specialists, policy-makers, media professionals and legal experts to identify the ten key issues that are most likely to dominate the privacy landscape over the coming year. This will by the first of an annual poll conducted every summer by [...]
Now, don’t misunderstand me – I am not advocating Antisocial Networks. I have nothing against Social Networks used sensibly for sharing stuff BUT, like everyone else, I also have private and personal stuff, important to me, that I want to share quickly and conveniently with specific people and organisations. Similarly, as a business, I want [...]
It started for me with a fascinating lunch hosted by the Information Technologists’ Company on HQS Wellington. As always, an impressive keynote speaker in Professor Richard Susskind OBE but you’ll have to ask David Blunkett about his concerns regarding Home Office confidentiality –I thought you were supposed to kiss a lot of frogs, not let [...]
"The Cost of Cyber Crime" report reveals that whilst government and the citizen are affected by rising levels of cyber crime, at an estimated £2.2bn and £3.1bn cost respectively, business bears the lion’s share of the cost. The report indicates that, at a total estimated cost of £21bn, over three-quarters of the economic impact of [...]
The Canadian Government has long led the way regarding Privacy over Personal Information and this position is reinforced by the White Paper ‘Privacy by Design in Law, Policy and Practice’ published in August 2011 by Ann Cavoukian, Ph.D., the Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ontario, Canada. The paper reflects and endorses what we at PAOGA have [...]
It is said that you shouldn't design a software application that you wouldn't use or, better still, need yourself. Having recently moved house I am amazed at the time and inconvenience involved in informing suppliers of our change of address. Some can be done online, some require that you download a form to sign and [...]
I had not heard of Truth-Out until Matt pointed me at this article. Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security by: Daniel J. Solove, Yale University Press | Book Excerpt I have often questioned the tangled semantics and interpretations surrounding Identity, Persona, Security, and, as Daniel Solove explains, Privacy. He explains how [...]
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