What the private sector could contribute to the data retention debate

It is impossible to discuss the recent debate around data retention in Australia without eventually coming back to information security -- encryption, the secure storage of digital records, and meta data are just some of the topics that are traditionally security issues. However, they are the same issues that have been addressed time and time again in the private sector.

Security company RSA has spent a lot of time tackling this issue in the private sector, understanding that a company must protect the privacy of its customers, while still being able to ensure nothing illegal is occurring within its own userbase. There are several lessons that can be abstracted from the years of experience that the private sector has to look at what needs to be present in a possible data retention scheme.

Security and privacy magnets - How do they work?

Register or Login to continue

This article is only available for subscribers. Sign up now for free and get free access to premium content from ARN, CIO, CSO, CMO, Computerworld, and PC World.

[[ message ]]
[[ message ]]
Follow our new CSO Australia LinkedIn
Follow our new social and we'll keep you in the loop for exclusive events and all things security!
Have an opinion on security? Want to have your articles published on CSO? Please contact CSO Content Manager for our guidelines.

Tags riskIT industrySIEMbig datanetwork securityIT Securitygatewaysrsa securityrsametadatadata retentionErnst and Youngsecurity operationssecurity analyticsendpointsCSO Australiavisibility and modularityForward thinking ITimportant informationcamera feedsCEO'sbusiness goalsSecurity operations centers (SOC)workflowSecurityprivacy magnets

More about RSA

Show Comments

Featured Whitepapers

Editor's Recommendations

Brand Page

Stories by Michael Lee

Latest Videos

More videos

Blog Posts