Data protection, privacy, and secuirty is about keeping data protected, private, and secure. The data, not people.
From the Blog on data privacy
Many of us do not surprises. Almost all of us do not like negative surprises – from surprise parties, to car break downs, and yes, our data.
Do No Harm and Surprises
The challenge comes with negative surprises. When the data we collect gets used for all kinds of things we didn’t or couldn’t imagine.
Data Security: Who’s it for?
When we talk about data security, privacy, protection, what are we protecting? Securing? Keeping private? Who’s it for?
Trust, U-Turns and Policy Change
Government, organisation, and company policies change. They must. How they change can either build or erode trust. Surprising and sudden u-turns erode trust.
Data Sharing Considerations
Sharing data between organisations can be very helpful, even be expected, but also cause harm. Here are a few considerations to work through before sharing.
Spy on your Family and Friends
So this week Bernie Sanders' campaign announced the new BERN system to increase its voter base. According to reports The online tool allows everyday supporters to contribute to the campaign’s voter database by logging names and background information of anyone from a...
Moving Beyond PII
Last week, I was in the offices of a credit card company. As I was shown around, we came across a massive screen with a map on it which was showing the density of credit card transactions happening in the world in real time. You could zoom in to Manhattan and compare...