via Ben Lovejoy, writing at 9TO5mac, comes word of warnings industry and academics are flagging regarding the enormous risk Apple Inc. (NasdaqGS: AAPL) has assumed in management of user data and the secure implementation thereof. In this case - specifically - the concern exists in the so-called 'differential privacy (PDF)' realm. Also this... Todays Must Read!
From Karsten Decker's 'Information Security - Risk Identification Is All' video description:
(Karsten Decker) The Owner and the CEO of Decker Consulting GmbH, talked about risk identification and information security. He elaborated these topics through three important questions. 1. What is information security risk? 2. Why is it important? , and 3. What is crucial for its success?
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To wit, the inability of information security professionals to quantify risk successfully, and communicate the results to the apropos stakeholders - an activity crucial to providing the fodder necessary to formulate decisions regarding risk avoidance, transfer, mitigation, or acceptance. Something insurance companies have been accomplishing regularly (with a certain level of acceptable success) for centuries....