On May 25, 2018 the world will experience a seismic shift in privacy protection. On that date, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect, altering the global privacy landscape and bringing privacy into the 21st Century. Europe has long set the global standard for privacy protection. Starting with the OECD … Continue reading GDPR: The Future of Privacy
Agile development has become the new standard for software development. Supplanting the traditional ”Waterfall” methodology used by developers for decades, Agile turns development on its head by focusing on customer needs, business value, stakeholder engagement, rapid development and early and predictable delivery. Agile is characterized by the incremental and iterative development of software products. It … Continue reading An Agile Approach to Privacy and Security
As I gaze into my crystal ball early in 2013, I see a bright future, and a rocky road ahead. Truth be told, I really do have a crystal ball on my office desk. Its been there for years. When questioned by clients or guests I would explain that its an essential tool for any … Continue reading A Bright Future, but a Rocky Road Ahead
Why would a burglar break through a wall when all he needs to do is look under the front doormat for the key? These days, few hackers attempt to attack well-fortified corporate systems head-on. It’s much easier to steal a user’s credentials, or attach malware to an innocent looking email, enabling the hacker to gain … Continue reading Gone Phishing!
One of the biggest challenges for people in health care who are responsible for privacy and security is building the business case for investment. Why would Boards of Directors and executives spend limited resources on privacy and security when there are so many competing priorities facing the organization? It’s often considered crass to express privacy … Continue reading Calculating the ROI for Privacy and Security