Doing Business in a Data-Driven World

The modern company thrives on data, yet some are also drowning in it.  The data that we find so precious […]

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Privacy is not dead

Privacy is not dead

An acquaintance from a younger generation said to me one day, “Don’t you know that privacy is dead?” I was […]

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The privacy discussion – How ISPs, search engines, and social media services collect your information

The repeal of the FCC Internet privacy rules has spurred on many discussions on privacy online and how companies collect […]

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Regaining your anonymity online

Anonymity has been a longstanding hallmark of the Internet but you should no longer assume that your online activities are […]

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Windows 10 Privacy Concerns and Enhancements

Microsoft officially launched its successor to Windows 8.1, Windows 10, on July 29, 2015, and millions have already downloaded this […]

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An elegy for privacy

In childhood I dreamed of a world quite grand Where my name and face were far from mystery A life […]

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Who’s stealing your data?

Here is a fact that many of us would like to forget.  Most data theft occurs by insiders.  This is […]

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Blind Security: A case of site intimidation

Every once in a while, a website will try to convince you to change your security settings.  I was looking […]

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A Certified Lack of Confidence: The Threat of Rogue Certificate Authorities

For more than a decade, computer-generated digital certificates have made it possible to authenticate the identity of computer systems, data, […]

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Reducing privacy and compliance risk with data minimization

Companies collect millions of gigabytes of information, all of which has to be stored, maintained, and secured. There is a […]

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Is Carnivore getting to the meat of the problem or gorging itself on information?

An editorial in eWeek covered the congressional hearings regarding a new tool developed by the FBI called the “Carnivore surveillance […]

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