Is Data Privacy Becoming Extinct?

May 11th, 2015

It seems your digital footprint is getting more and more interesting to more and more parties. There’s been plenty of news this week about the U.K. and France joining the United States in mass monitoring of their citizens’ data. The U.K. “Snooper’s Charter” England is already known for monitoring its populace with its many public […]

By: - Dir. Solutions Marketing

Market Impact of a Data Breach

May 13th, 2013

In my Changeup post the other day, I mentioned that my colleague Paul Henry had saved an organization an estimated $10M (or roughly 15%) in market cap by showing that an intrusion had no material impact. That got me to thinking: what *is* the typical market impact of a breach? And furthermore, how good are […]

By: - Dir. Solutions Marketing

Data Breach Trends in the Financial Sector

February 23rd, 2012

Financial institutions are, it seems, doing a better job at protecting customer data than most industries. This is the conclusion one reaches when looking at the latest data in the Chronology of Data Breaches from the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. Overall, the CDB has 2929 breaches in the 2005–2012 timeframe, involving 544,591,013 records (yup, more than […]

By: - Technology Reporter


Exploring 2012 Data Privacy Threats: Part 2 of 3

January 27th, 2012

This is part two in a series of three on data privacy. Read Pat’s first interview here. Are we desensitized to hack attacks despite the headline-making stories featuring Anonymous last year? What can we expect in 2012 on the data privacy threat front? And where are the weakest links in the enterprise? Veteran technology journalist […]

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Your Data Privacy Day: 1 of 3

January 16th, 2012

How Private Is Your Data, Really? How private is your data? If you are like most people—and even many corporations—you can’t offer a solid answer. Yet one person’s lack of knowledge about data privacy can send a ripple effect through the world as malicious hackers work to steal valuable information from individuals, companies and governments. […]

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