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Tag Archives: personal information

Review and Critique of Generally Accepted Privacy Principles (GAPP) — Part 1

– 1. Overview Service management has ITIL. Quality has ISO 9000. Information security has numerous options, including ISO/IEC 27001, COBIT, and NIST SP 800-53. What about information privacy? Many regulatory and standards organizations have adopted their own frameworks or approaches to information…

What Do They NOT Know?

– And the answer is … less and less. The Wall Street Journal’s series “What They Know,” which is an exposé of privacy “violations” on the Web, has been running since July 30, 2010. The thirteenth column in the series was published on December 18, 2010. I previously mentioned this…

A-Buzz About Google

– It appears that the official Google position, as expressed by CEO Eric Schmidt, in a December 3, 2009 interview by Maria (NOT Mario, as The Huffington Post stated) Bartiromo on CNBC, is that if you didn’t want the data to be compromised, you “… maybe you shouldn’t be doing it.” Actually,…

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…

What is Russell Handorf’s Secret?

– Russell Handorf seems to have a secret that has been withheld from the ten other contributors to bloginfosec.  Russell himself may know this secret, although it’s quite possible that he does not.  However, should he know-or should someone else reading this column learn his secret-please…