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The Cost of Data Breaches

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This is a brief extract from the White Paper published by Osterman Research which is available to download here Dealing with Data Breaches and Data Loss Prevention The costs associated with a data breach can be enormous. Aside from the long term impacts that include lost revenue, CEO and CIO firings, bad publicity, expensive remediation […]

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Whistle-blower Snowden – Hero or Villain?

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You would think that someone revealing that an organisation is acting illegally, immorally or even inefficiently would, if proven to be correct, be applauded and even rewarded. Not so, it seems that they deserve to be vilified, victimised or even arrested for pointing out such shortcomings whether they be inefficiencies in the NHS or abuse […]

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“When we get hacked we’ll do something about it”

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There are constant reports of customers personal information being hacked by, what seems to be, international organised criminal groups. A recent data breach in the US, reported by re/code, exposed patient records. Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals in 29 states, most of them in rural communities, said today that it suffered a data breach […]

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Personal Information Management Services – An Analysis of an Emerging Market

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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

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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

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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

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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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Respect Network June Launch in London

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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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