Posts Tagged ‘Federal Trade Commission’

Perceptive Privacy Protectors Push for IoT Privacy Protections

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Still relevant lessons in security economics

I started working in the information security and privacy space in 1988 at a large multi-national financial and healthcare organization. Imagine trying to get security and privacy controls implemented at a time when there were no regulations requiring organizations to do so. Yes, I faced some challenges. And many since. Some examples: (more…)

The Need to Partner Privacy and IT Efforts *FINALLY* Makes The News!

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

I have long been promoting the concept…more accurately, the NEED…of having IT/Information Security and Privacy (often in the legal area) work closely together in order to not only result in each area being the most effective and efficient in their efforts, but also to ensure no conflicting messages are being sent and no gaps in addressing these issues exist. It is additionally good for and improves business to have these areas work closely together; there are at least 20 overlapping topics these areas work on. Unfortunately too often the Privacy and IT/Information Security areas do not even come closely to working together.