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  • Keep your personal data off the market

    In 2003, author and security pioneer Simson Garfinkel conducted a study of data he found on second-hand hard drives. On eBay, Garfinkel bought the hard drive from an old ATM machine; it held 827 bank account PINs. Another drive he purchased on eBay had previously been owned by a medical center and contained information on 31,000 credit card numbers.

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  • Why Brexit could cause data privacy headaches for US companies

    The impact of the United Kingdom voting to withdraw from the European Union could have far-reaching implications for international companies who experts say may need to rethink their data management policies as the move could create a network of disparate data sovereignty laws across Europe.

  • Privacy is the new killer app

    A funny thing is happening in the wake of the <a href="">Edward Snowden NSA revelations</a>, the infamous <a href="">iCloud hack of celebrity nude photos</a>, and the hit parade of customer data breaches at <a href="">Target</a>, <a href="">Home Depot</a> and the <a href="">U.S. Postal Service</a>. If it's not the government looking at your data, it's bored, lonely teenagers from the Internet or credit card fraudsters.

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