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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  /  1 Comment

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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Data Privacy: Why Can’t We Be “Friends”?

By   /  May 27, 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 to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Do you have Facebook Friends on your personal account that you barely know or who are friends of friends? Maybe it’s time to do some un-friending and review your privacy settings. While some people think they are in a competition to see how many Facebook “friends” they […]

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The Weakest Link in Personally Identifiable Information

By   /  March 9, 2016  /  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. Most of you will be familiar with the famous line written by Walt Kelly for his comic strip “Pogo,” and reproduced many times, which states, “We have met the enemy and he is us.”  When it comes to personal data security, we can definitely say we […]

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Personal Privacy and the IoT: What Does it Mean to You?

By   /  January 22, 2016  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, 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 Cathy Nolan. What does privacy really mean to you? When we think about data privacy, we are also including physical privacy to a certain extent, because having your personal data exposed means that you can also be targeted in physical ways—your home and business address, your physical presence at […]

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Are Data Privacy and the Internet of Things on Your Holiday Wish List?

By   /  December 11, 2015  /  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

Make sure the gift you give isn’t doing undercover work without your permission.  Learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Have you heard about the new artificially intelligent Hello Barbie doll that talks to your child? You download an app to your phone or computer that allows the doll to get on your home Wi-Fi. Then your son […]

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What Can Data Governance Do to Protect Personal Data?

By   /  November 4, 2015  /  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

by Cathy Nolan I know you are all busy creating or approving standardized definitions, consolidating data, checking for data quality, and all the many activities of Data Governance. But I want to introduce one more task, and it might be the most important thing you can do for your organization—keeping your company’s PII (Personally Identifiable […]

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