Category Archives: Data Protection & Privacy

Why Europe’s sharing economy is suffocating

I've been thinking lately that there are a couple problems with the way things are set up today which really prevent the sharing economy from taking off in Europe. At the center of everything is a shift in values: people don't value ownership as much as they used to. Instead, they value access. For example,… Read More »

The NSA Side of the Story: Countering the Insider Threat

Edward Snowden's actions have had serious implications across the world – and raised many important questions. One of those questions is how an organization can defend itself against the threat of cybercrime committed by insiders with malicious intent – and Snowden's case is a wonderful example of how complex that insider threat can sometimes be.… Read More »

US starts laying the groundwork for EU Privacy Shield

Privacy Shield is going to replace the Safe Harbor agreement for data transfer between the EU and US – as the Safe Harbor agreement was struck down as invalid by the courts. It should provide more personal protections. The question is, however, whether that is sufficient. One of the biggest loopholes is that the new… Read More »