Stories by Jay Cline

Global privacy advisory market topping $3B

How much do companies around the world spend each year on data privacy services to fix the problems we read about in the headlines every day? Nobody as far as I can tell has published an answer to this question. So this month I set out to pull together the best available data points on the market.

Jay Cline | 13 Aug | Read more

Jay Cline: Is privacy dead?

Revelations in 2013 about NSA surveillance and the power of big-data analytics suggest the age of privacy is over. But a new 'privacy death index' places us far from the tipping point.

Jay Cline | 06 Jan | Read more

Jay Cline: Are medical-data breaches overreported?

The Eli Lilly employee whose programming glitch <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/62050/ACLU_Knocks_Eli_Lilly_for_Divulging_E_Mail_Addresses">exposed the e-mail addresses of almost 700 Prozac users</a> to each other didn't know he was making history. Since that day in June 2001, hundreds more US healthcare organizations have reported medical-data breaches. As a result of those reports, federal and state health agencies have dealt out millions of dollars in fines, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched a round of 150 audits. Meanwhile, a cottage industry of breach-notification service providers has arisen, and healthcare organizations can't find enough privacy talent to batten down the hatches.

Jay Cline | 21 Sep | Read more

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