Breach announcements / Cybersecurity / Data Science / Privacy

When is a breach notification not a breach notification (part three)?

When it is presidential primary news.  When the “family feud” is more newsworthy than the data.  When there are no less than four parties involved who one can identify as data custodians of one kind or another. In a single sentence, the incident can be described as follows (the four data custodians are numbered in … Continue reading

I am not a number, I am a data point
Cybersecurity / Data Science / Privacy

I am not a number, I am a data point

Identity has changed.  The post-World War II generation was concerned about being identified as a number. The sight of emaciated humans with identifying numbers tattooed on their inner forearms made this very real and very scary.  By the late 1960’s the TV show The Prisoner portrayed the hero objecting on a regular basis: “I am … Continue reading