Governments and companies are scrambling to cover security problems with laws, regulations, and new policies.
At the end of the day, our personal data is just that - personal. And it’s up to us to safeguard our own data.
Nobody else is going to do it.
What kind of problem?
We hear about a new hack or security breach nearly every day. Over and over again we’re told that “security is the next big thing.”
Nope. It’s already a big thing, you just haven’t been paying attention.
Just to get you up to speed, here are a few stories from around the web that make the point better than I can.
Think your company is immune? Think again?
Even Cities are spending millions
Companies, Cities, and even Hospitals
Even the Experts are sometimes asleep at the wheel
The lesson is to update your router
Dick Hardt was ahead of his time
Hardt was talking about personal identity management back in 2006. You may remember his presentation to OSCON that year is ranked as one of the best presentations ever.
The challenges he outlined back then are the very same ones we face today.
*Feature photo by sebastiaan stam on Unsplash