The Push: Facilitating information access is fundamental to improving enterprise business processes, collaboration, and overall company performance. The Pull: Tightening information security is fundamental to enhancing data integrity, personal privacy, and general compliance. The Burning Question: Don’t these two points tend to work against one another? The Answer: Yes!
Just a bit more than two years ago, I calculated the penalty of mishandling medical records from more than 67,000 people to be $2.09 apiece. Then this morning, reports arrived saying Target has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit related to its 2013 data breach for what comes to 25¢ for each of the 40+ […]
Depending upon my mood, I am both concerned and amused by all the noise surrounding the recent spate of White House fence-jumpers. (Robotic dogs? Bullet-proof suits? Great stuff!) But I am also educated by it, for it exposed a troubling lapse in basic physical security that should serve as a lesson for anyone with information […]
Two articles to have crossed my desk in the past week have presented strident reminders that as great as it is to be able to create and share content from one’s smart device, it is an exercise that is fraught with risk unless certain technology loopholes are somehow closed. Specifically, Cathy Brode wrote in DOCUMENT […]