Dennis Cunningham, vice president public sector for Perceptive Software, a Lexmark company, writes a timely post focusing on data security and the implications of the Edward Snowden data breach incident.
A commitment to finding, securing and tracking sensitive data might just save your organization from a catastrophic data breach.
In 1775, Benjamin Franklin said, “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither.”
Whoa. Those are some heavy words written by a man more than 200 years ago. In the wake of 9/11, I heard this quote used in the context of airport security lines, the Patriot Act, defending our borders and many other modern-day scenarios.
But, I can’t say I’ve heard this quote in reference to the handling of the data we use every day to run our businesses. In light of the Edward Snowden case, however, I can’t help consider a parallel.
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