personally identifiable information

Equifax? Let’s Talk Data Breaches and Identity Theft

Identity theft is on the rise and the latest data breach from Equifax could bring an “avalanche” of cyber crime with losses of billions of dollars. These are times when the individual response of each one of us could urge our government to stop the growing crisis, and to change flawed credit application processes that lie at the core of it. The five steps described in this article are useful to those affected and whose privacy might be breached. A personal story highlights that identity theft is more common than people expect.

Cybersecurity Tips For Financial Services Firms

There are some key things that a financial services firm needs to care about when it comes to security: Ashwin Krishnan offers his expert advice to help financial services firms develop their information security practice.

Spooks, Spies, And The Loss Of Humanity

Jamison Utter explores the relationship between business values and cybersecurity; a look at the impact of business models being too concerned with bottom lines, stock prices, and shareholder expectations.

I Am Not a Number, I Am a Free Man. The Devaluation of Personal Identity

In our constant crusade to stop cybercrime and fight the good fight against our invisible enemy, we (the good guys) seem to have lost sight of one of the most important things we are trying to protect.