So, maybe if you have business data that is required to be protected and kept private, don’t cross the US border with a device that has it stored, huh? “A US appeals court has ruled that Customs and Border Protection … Read More
Look, we’ve always had this issue in the eDiscovery space, in order to put data on hold, and collect it as part of a lawsuit, someone has to be able to access all of it. That means there has to be an account somewhere with unlimited access to both search, and collect, tons of data from your environment, as necessary.
As important as having the ability to do that when faced with litigation, there is also the danger inherent in having an account, and tools, with that level of access.… Read More
One mistake, followed by another mistake, and before you know it, you’re in ransomware hell. “The account of the late employee wasn’t shut down because various internal services had been configured to use it, presumably because the deceased had been … Read More
As always, I read with great interest David Horrigan’s look at finding a balance between privacy and crime prevention when it comes to Automated License Plate Recognition. I think David’s take-away quote from attorney Gail Gottehrer at the end is … Read More
The first sentence is a mic-drop truth: Data is an asset and a liability. It fits into both accounting columns and will not fail to be used against a corporate entity if not secured properly. Databases contain trade secrets, personally … Read More
I have noticed this, haven’t you? Suddenly, QR codes are everywhere: “The COVID-19 pandemic has helped fuel the QR code renaissance. The glory of QR codes is you don’t need to touch anything apart from your own smartphone to use … Read More
If I had to guess, I think most people, when asked about “deepfakes”, if they are concerned at all, are concerned about elections, political fakes, or famous people being taken down by fake videos. We aren’t thinking about phishing, and … Read More