Cardozo Law School recently hosted a multi-disciplinary conference on privacy and the Internet, “Anonymity and Identity in the Information Age.” Lawyers, computer scientists and public health advocates wrestled with the challenges of protecting personal information at a time when so much data is easily obtainable online. There were various tips and suggestions beyond
Fight Hackers with Encryption
With all the focus on tech IPOs that reward gaming and chatting, it’s nice to see a company dedicated to privacy getting a little of bit of venture cash behind it. With just $1.5 million raised so far, CertiVox is still a tech minnow, but its idea is a solid one: people need to be…
Security Breaches in U.S. Companies “Almost a Statistical Certainty”
If 90% of U.S. companies are falling victim to computer hackers, according to a new Ponemon Institute study, is it that the companies are woefully unprepared or are the hackers are particularly smart? Looks like this one is on the companies.
A research center dedicated to privacy and data protection, Ponemon looked at 583…