With Data Anonymization Becoming A Myth, How Do We Protect Ourselves In This World Of Data?

With humanity moving into the world of big data, it has become increasingly challenging, if not impossible, for individuals to “stay anonymous”. Every day we generate large amounts of data, all of which represent many aspects of our lives. We are constantly told that our data is magically safe for releasing as long as it … Continue reading With Data Anonymization Becoming A Myth, How Do We Protect Ourselves In This World Of Data?

Coase Theorem in the World of Data Breaches

“This is a really serious security issue, and we’re taking it really seriously,…..I’m glad we found this, but it definitely is an issue that this happened in the first place.” --- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg (after the company’s security breach that exposed the personal information of 30 million users.[1]) We now live in a world … Continue reading Coase Theorem in the World of Data Breaches