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Comparing Coffee Shop Privacy (April 1, 2007)
The next time you take a call from a consultant who sounds like he’s in a noisy Indian call center, ask him what coffee shop he’s in. Chances are, he’s perched in one of the variety of cafés launching wireless hot spots and changing the way America does business. This new trend also is adding an intriguing new dimension to corporate information risk. Have you noticed how quickly the laptops have sprung up on the tables at your favorite Starbucks? Or eavesdropped on the increasing number of teleconferences being conducted on the...
The Case For Equity In Breach Notification (April 1, 2007)
A review of the new federal data privacy and security bill reveals a troubling double-standard: private-sector companies would face criminal prosecution for willful concealment of a security breach while public agencies engaging in the same conduct would be off-limits for identical punishment. The Leahy-Specter Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2007 has ignited behind-the-scenes outrage in the private sector that public agencies – responsible for multiple and in some cases...
Greetings! (April 1, 2007)
One-quarter of 2007 has passed and Congress has yet to act on a comprehensive data privacy bill. Security breaches in the public and private sectors continue to mount. Notifications to consumers are arriving daily in consumers’ mailboxes. Polls continue to show that consumers are worried about identity theft and misuse of their information. Inside 1to1 - Privacy spent some time this month analyzing one of the leading federal bills, the Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2007. We discovered that the bill contains a...