Scott Robertson is the latest in a long series of pundits to echo Eric Schmidt and Mark Zuckerberg in proclaiming the death of privacy. Whether you think it’s a loss to be mourned or a chain to cast off joyfully, it’s clear that attitudes to privacy in our personal lives cross over into our professional … Continue reading Why should I care if privacy is dead?
In recent months I’ve noticed a disturbing trend. More and more organisations are adding additional layers of “security”, in the form of supplementary security questions, to their websites and call-centre interaction. In addition to a username and password, they now want you to provide your date of birth and answers to a number of pre-selected … Continue reading Why “improved” on-line security could compromise your bank account