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Personal Information Management Services – An Analysis of an Emerging Market

Recent research from Ctrl-Shift who specialise in this sector. Click here to download the free document  Personal data is rising rapidly up the strategic agenda of many companies. Consumer facing brands are recognising the possibilities of engaging their customers in a more intimate information based relationship, one that offers far more than insight and inference based […]

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Beware of Geeks Bearing Gifts

When the “Trojan Horse” was left at the gates of Troy, the Trojans thought the Greeks had left it as a pious parting gift because they had given up and sailed home. The Trojans welcomed the gift and took it within their walls, not knowing the belly of the beast was filled with armed soldiers who […]

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Respect Network launch with PAOGA in London

Last Monday Respect Network launched the world’s first global network for trusted private data sharing, along with PAOGA as a Founding Partner and 70 other members, in its bid to restore privacy on the Internet. This global collaboration requires adherence to the Respect Network Trust Framework, which we at PAOGA have long supported. There is much […]

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8 years on – PAOGA Personal Clouds

I was reminded today of a blog post written by Neil Macehiter of MWD back in 2006. He ‘got it’ then and still gets it. As he concludes “The company is definitely attempting to address what I, and I am certainly not alone, believe is a key issue going forward as individuals transition more and more of their day-to-day […]

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EBay Personal Information breached

The [EBay] database was compromised in late February or early March, according to eBay. No financial information was lost but encrypted passwords, email addresses, physical addresses, dates of birth and phone numbers were. The firm said that other than these no “other confidential personal information” was taken. But that’s more than enough for highjacking an […]

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Respect Network June Launch in London

Respect Network™ announced the launch of the world’s first global private cloud network starting on June 23 in London followed by events in San Francisco, Sydney, Tel Aviv and Berlin. respect-network-launch-schedule-announcement-2014-05-06 PAOGA, a Founding Partner of this important global initiative, will participate as a CSP (Cloud Service Provider) and present PAOGA Personal Clouds for Businesses and Individuals […]

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White House report on collection of data

Yesterday the White House published a report, (view full report) commissioned by Barack Obama in January 2014 in response to the Snowden revelations, in which John Podesta, counselor to the White House, backs the collection of Big Data. The White House report – Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values You can read a response in the […]

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For 75% of consumers Personal Data privacy is a top issue.

Recent research by The Boston Consulting Group highlights the concern of consumers regarding privacy of their personal data and the opportunities for business who embrace this controlled sharing of personal information rather than fight it. I recommend you look at  Unleashing the value of consumer data and The Trust Advantage. The PAOGA Personal Cloud will enable personal […]

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The European Information Security Summit 2014

I will be on a panel at EISS 2014 on Feb 19th to propose how Personal Clouds can help businesses and individuals to address the issues of Data Location: securing private and personal data in an outsourced world, which will be moderated by Rupert Goodwins ( Hope he has forgiven me for using Tom’s photo on […]

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