Post Tagged with: "online privacy"

Three Quarters of a Billion Records Breached

Three Quarters of a Billion Records Breached

by April 20, 2016 at 10:25 am 1 comment

Last year, says the security firm Gemalto, over 700 million records were breached. Or, to put it another way, this translates to two million stolen or lost records every day. 2015 Breach Level Report 1,673 hacking incidents 398 were triggered from the inside of the attacked company: employees and evenRead More

Can Your Privacy Policy Be Read by a 5th Grader?

Can Your Privacy Policy Be Read by a 5th Grader?

by June 17, 2014 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Zero. The number of people who have ever read word for word—and understood—a website’s privacy policy.

Your Customers’ High Cost of Privacy

Your Customers’ High Cost of Privacy

by June 5, 2014 at 11:34 am 0 comments

This writer has said numerous times that privacy is waning and dying. Partly because we have allowed it with our bazillion posts to social and partly because of the shift from print advertising to digital. During that shift, lots of creative types figured out how to figure you out andRead More

Some Banks Are Using ‘Privacy’ as an Excuse to Avoid Innovation

Some Banks Are Using ‘Privacy’ as an Excuse to Avoid Innovation

by November 8, 2013 at 3:15 pm 1 comment

Corner any banker with a question about a commitment to banking innovation and the response will be a full-throttled “Heck, yeah!” But the truth is somewhere between that and “Who cares?” What is more, there is a population of  banks that are purposefully — and I mean, purposefully — creatingRead More