The Information Masters Benchmark

(Cross post from www.informationmasters.com) The Information Masters benchmark evolved from the original Information Masters research dating back to 1996, and first written up in this book. Over time, the underlying assessment framework has been enhanced to take into account emerging issues, new best practices, developing technologies and the evolving business landscape. For example, the issues […]

Is it only Government who loses data at this rate?

Here’s another UK Government data breach. At least we see that UK.gov recognises the obligation of exposure; but are we supposed to believe that breaches are not happening at the same rate in private sector? I think not. My experience is that many aspects of the private sector are even more culturally flawed around personal […]

A nice simplification of the ‘laws of identity’

– People using computers should be in control of giving out information about themselves, just as they are in the physical world. – The minimum information needed for the purpose at hand should be released, and only to those who need it. – Details should be retained no longer than necesary. – It should NOT […]