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Bruce Schneier Data and Goliath

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We, at PAOGA, are not anti Social Networking and we use it a lot. However, like Bruce Schneier in Data and Goliath, we believe that there are many times and many reasons, for organisations and individuals, when privacy and security are appropriate. We recognised the imbalance on the internet some years ago and developed the […]

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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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There is a problem, but there are solutions.

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Ctrl-Shift report that: Not that long ago it was a trickle. Now it’s becoming a flood. Research after research, white paper after white paper all have the same underlying message. It goes something like this – “Hey! There’s a problem with the way organisations collect and use personal data! The sooner they deal with it, […]

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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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White House report on collection of data

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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.

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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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