Who Is Afraid of More Spams and Scams?

March 16, 2018

Security researchers who rely on data included in Web site domain name records to combat spammers and scammers will likely lose access to that information for at least six months starting at the end of May 2018, under a new proposal that seeks to bring the system in line with new European privacy laws. The result, some experts warn, will likely mean more spams and scams landing in your inbox….


IDG Contributor Network: Tremors in the boardroom as GDPR moves the regulatory paradigm from compliance to exposure

Unless you have been living under a rock, you will be aware of the impending activation of the General Data Privacy Regulation on May 25th of this year. The shocker is that many organizations are only now beginning to realize the potential impact to their business of this new regulatory direction of travel. Cap Gemini estimates that many organizations will not be ready. The impact of GDPR is so potentially…

March 14, 2018

The Two Kinds of Privacy Loss

March 13, 2018

I spent lots of time on typography, so you should read this article in its original form at The Two Kinds of Privacy Loss I like to think about our impending loss of privacy as two separate issues. The first type is against the will of the victim and is caused by malice and/or negligence on the part of the entity with your data. This is where you trust your…