The Internet of Things: Implementing Layered Security in the Cloud (Pt.2)

In our second installment on the Cloud, Scot Ganow and Tim Rettig discuss the architecture of safeguards available for information. Amongst other topics, they discuss Saas, Pass, Lass and the ever-present importance of physical security in providing a layered approach to safeguarding information stored in remote servers and managed by cloud service providers.

 

Posted by Scot Ganow
Data Security
September 12, 2014

The Internet of Things: The Cloud’s Role in Supporting Universal Data Access (Pt.1)

As part of FI&C’s series on the Internet of Things and the impact on information privacy and security, FI&C’s Scot Ganow and IntrustIT CEO Tim Rettig discuss cloud basics and how the components of cloud computing can efficiently support worldwide data access from an endless number of devices.

Posted by Scot Ganow
Data Security
September 2, 2014

The UAV: A case study in “crying wolf,” the “law of perception” and why having a privacy story to tell is so important to success in business

droneIn previous postings, I have lamented the misplaced actions and inaccurate commentary concerning privacy matters that amount to, in essence, fear mongering. In other words, when a new technology or maybe a business practice arises that people do not understand or maybe just don’t quite like, they cry wolf citing invasion of privacy as a reason to forestall the use of such technology. Or, possibly worse, these actions throw up obstacles to an open dialogue on the merits of the technology or novel business practice. To be sure, this is nothing new and hardly unique to privacy matters. However, it can be counterproductive to say the least, and distracts attention being given to true privacy issues that require careful thought, vigilance and advocacy.

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Posted by Scot Ganow
Data Security

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