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Google Me, Google You: Data Privacy and Data Gathering

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Who hasn’t Googled their name at one time or another? It can be affirming, as in “Wow, they know I gave a presentation at a conference”, or scary as in “Wow, they know I have a police record!”  Yes, there isn’t much they don’t know, and it’s not […]

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Data Surveillance, Monitoring, and Spying: Personal Privacy in a Data-Gathering World

By   /  May 2, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Americans have long been divided in their views about the trade-off between security needs and personal privacy including data privacy. Much of the attention has been on how government collects data or uses surveillance, though there are also significant concerns about how businesses use data.  When a terrorist […]

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Killing Anonymity: The Question of Data Privacy

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Maybe we should ask, “who or what killed anonymity?”  The question being debated over and over again is “have we given away our privacy for convenience and security?”  It would appear that the answer is “yes”. Some of our privacy we give away without even knowing it, but […]

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Privacy Impact Assessments: Why and When to Do Them

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. What is a Privacy Impact Assessment? A Privacy Impact Assessment, or PIA, is an analysis of how personally identifiable information (PII) is collected, used, shared, and maintained. Why do it?  If your organization needs to comply with the GDPR, a PIA will demonstrate that program managers and system […]

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A Balancing Act: Law Enforcement Cameras vs Data Privacy

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. You’ve all seen it on TV – detectives and their teams trace a suspect by using video and  cellphone cameras, social media, DNA analysis, fingerprint and facial recognition databases, telephone conversations, cameras mounted on police vehicles, and tracking devices on Smartphones and GPS.  How accurate are these devices […]

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Who is Using Your Identity? Data Theft and Data Security are Legitimate Concerns

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Identity theft is a two-step process. First, someone steals your personal information or corporate data, which is bad enough, but then the thief uses that information to impersonate you and commit fraud.  If someone steals your identity it can create substantial financial risk and be extremely frustrating because […]

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Using the Internet of Things to Track Shoppers

By   /  February 13, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. No longer content to use passive methods that track the number of people who enter their stores, brick-and-mortar retailers are now using software that allows them to watch customers as they shop, and more importantly, gather data about their behavior. Under the guise of making shopping more enjoyable, […]

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Data Security and Protection of Emails

By   /  November 18, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. No one can deny that email and email hacking was at the center of our recent Presidential election. If nothing else, the American public learned that putting personal information in emails is not much safer than posting it on one of the numerous social media sites. […]

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IoT, Social, and Personal Data: Had Enough Internet Harassment Yet?

By   /  September 23, 2016  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Fortune magazine recently ran an article titled “Bullies and Trolls” but they aren’t the first to write about how the web continues to be taken over by attention-mongers and hate groups. Time magazine also had an entire feature on the subject and it seems it isn’t […]

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Data Security: Can My Car Be Hacked?

By   /  July 13, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Of course it can. Anything that uses a computer to operate it or any of its systems can be hacked, but the potential for harm has been largely swept under the rug by car manufacturers. The fact that criminals can either remotely or directly take control […]

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