Category Archives: Theme Five: Security

Incidental taking

NSA doesn’t collect information on US citizens, right?

“NSA Reports 75% Increase in Unmasking U.S. Identities Under Foreign Surveillance Law in 2018,” The Wall Street Journal, May 1, 2019.  Nearly 17,000 US persons (citizens and companies) had their data intercepted AND their identities disclosed last year.

How secure are your communications?  Are you communicating with someone who’s communications are being monitored?  How do you know?

How do you protect your information?  Is there privacy in the US?

Governance (the warrant requirement in the Constitution). Information. Security. Privacy.  I guess it’s about time to add Privacy to the list.

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Weakest link

Who do you share information with?  Do they protect it as well as you would?

“U.S. Would Rethink Intelligence Ties if Allies Use Huawei Technology,” The Wall Street Journal, April 30, 2019.  US says it may not share intelligence data with countries who use equipment that the US deems insecure.

How do you deal with your business partners?

Governance.  Security. Information.  I figure so much of Information Governance relates to Security, it needed its own theme.

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