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Tag Archives: identity theft

Integrity First … Then Availability … Then Confidentiality

– “Whatever happens, the system’s integrity must be restored.” This quotation appeared in an August 10, 2012 article “Knight Capital trading disaster portends frightening future for markets” by Diane Francis available at …

Eventually Your Online Identity Will Disappear

– I began drafting this column some time ago, but had not posted it. Then an article by Rob Walker appeared in The New York Times Magazine on January 9, 2011 about the preservation of one’s digital self. The title of the piece is “Things to Do in Cyberspace When You’re Dead,” and it…

Einstein … Say Aaah!

– Perhaps the most famous, or infamous, photograph of Albert Einstein is the one showing him irreverently sticking out his tongue in response to a photographer’s request that he smile. Incidentally one of the few original prints of the photograph sold at auction on June 19, 2009 for the princely…

Will the Real Sam DeKay Stand Up?

– Dr. Sam DeKay sent me an open letter via this very blog medium on June 1, 2009. But how do I know the letter is from the same Sam whom I know and admire, and not from some wily interloper who had hacked into the site and was masquerading as Sam? Well, I was able […] …

ID Theft: The Movie

– While recently browsing at Blockbuster, I came across the film, “ID Theft.” With a tag line that rips off Capital One — “Who lives in your wallet?” instead of “What’s in your wallet?” — I didn’t have the heart to rent it. I attempted to…