Successfully Responding to Data Breaches

Organizations that suffer a data breach must respond appropriately, or they will risk increased losses, both in financial terms and diminished brand perception. Each type of data breach has an associated level of harm, so it’s important that decision makers within the organization know how to evaluate and respond to the various breaches. The article looks at the four main categories of identity theft which may arise when a breach occurs: 1) financial identity theft; 2) employment identity theft; 3) medical identity theft; and 4) criminal identity [...]

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Common Risks Impeding the Adequate Protection of Government Information

In 2007, the Department of Homeland Security an Office of Management and Budget, along with the Presidential Identity Theft Task Force, investigated information privacy and security practices in the United States Government. They developed a report called the Common Risks Impeding the Adequate Protection of Government Information (pdf)which included a list of ten common mistakes made by U.S. departments and agencies and provided recommendations for new practices to be implement to eliminate and reduce security [...]

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Privacy vs. Security in France - Part 6

French citizens are beginning to weigh sacrificing the privacy held so dearly in the name of security. After listening to a round table forum with several well known French privacy advocates and security researchers, Shal “realized the antagonism between security & privacy was thinking all along that not getting the debate to some extent translated into other languages would be very unfortunate.
The participants tackle the deployment of cameras over Paris, face recognition, RFID usage etc. This is part 6 of the [...]

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Security vs. Privacy in France - Part 5

French citizens are beginning to weigh sacrificing the privacy held so dearly in the name of security. After listening to a round table forum with several well known French privacy advocates and security researchers, Shal “realized the antagonism between security & privacy was thinking all along that not getting the debate to some extent translated into other languages would be very unfortunate.
The participants tackle the deployment of cameras over Paris, face recognition, RFID usage etc. This is part 5 of the [...]

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Security vs. Privacy in France – Part 4

French citizens are beginning to weigh sacrificing the privacy held so dearly in the name of security. After listening to a round table forum with several well known French privacy advocates and security researchers, Shal “realized the antagonism between security & privacy was thinking all along that not getting the debate to some extent translated into other languages would be very unfortunate.
The participants tackle the deployment of cameras over Paris, face recognition, RFID usage etc. This is part 4 of the [...]

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