While recently wandering side streets of London and Paris, I noticed “the cloud” being offered in small storefronts alongside cafes offering baguettes and cappuccinos. The ubiquitous and trusting adoption of this intangible data-storage solution as organizations scramble to protect apparently sacred private information collected from the same individuals buying these cloud services is remarkable. Organizations are simultaneously tasked with addressing burgeoning costs of litigation and other consequences of excess data storage seemingly being alleviated by the cloud.
By Peggy Daley
In July 2015, hackers calling themselves “Impact Team” announced an unusual data breach. The hackers claimed to have obtained customer and operational data from Ashley Madison, an online social networking site that markets itself as a place for people interested in “casual encounters, married dating, discreet encounters and extramarital affairs.” The hackers claimed to have compromised the website’s approximately 37 million user profiles, corporate financial records, and other confidential information. Continue reading Life Is Short; Affairs Are Expensive: The Ashley Madison Breach and Its Aftermath
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