Tag Archives: Data Breach

Putting Privacy First

“Putting Privacy First” was originally published in the August 2011 edition of TechNews. By: *protected email* Many businesses view legal compliance as a necessary evil and an obstacle to profits. Thus, compliance is often made a mere formality. Dealing with the complex privacy and data protection rules and regulations is often viewed no differently – be…
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Why Protecting “Non-Sensitive” Information Is A Sensitive Subject.

A recent data breach demonstrates some relevant concerns.  Last week a large marketing firm announced that numerous email addresses and possibly names and addresses of customers of some of its large clients (including banks) were compromised.  Some might say email addresses: “No big deal.”  Certainly, in and of themselves, email addresses probably don’t qualify as…
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Have You Really Thought About the Practices You Preach?

Your Privacy Policy Could Have Serious Legal Implications How many times have you seen website terms of use or privacy policies saying something to the effect, “We use industry standard best-practice technology to guarantee your sensitive financial transactions are 100% safe and secure?” When you publish these types of statements, you potentially expose your business…
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