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Social Media Monitoring - Or Is It Surveillance?

by Jenny Sussin  |  October 17, 2016

Over the last week, there have been a series of articles dumping on one particular social media monitoring application that was allegedly using an unethical value proposition to market its...

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Mobile phone scams in the UK

by Jonathan Care  |  September 11, 2016

We're all consumers. Normally I write about industry changes, but here's something that affects all of us. I had a call this morning from a friend. I didn't recognise the...

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Webinar- Manage Risk & Security in the IoT

by Earl Perkins  |  July 6, 2016

On July 5, 2016 I gave a Gartner webinar entitled "Practical Steps to Manage Risk and Security in the Internet of Things" (This webinar can be viewed and listened to...

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The Internet Isn't Free

by Jenny Sussin  |  December 4, 2015

I've recently embarked on a new line of research (for me, not for the world) on customer data privacy. In doing so, I've read synthesized versions of about 20 reports,...

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The Cloud - When Breaking Up Is Easy to Do

by Andrew White  |  November 12, 2015

A story, reported in both US print editions of the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times, suggests that Microsoft is going to assuage the recent European ruling that scrapped...

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Loss of Safe Harbor creates regulatory fragmentation but EU-US data transfers continue

by Earl Perkins  |  October 6, 2015

I would like to introduce you to my colleague and friend Carsten Casper, who has been following today's announcement from the European Union Commission regarding Safe Harbor. He believed this...

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Privacy is a Right, Not a Transaction

by Richard Hunter  |  January 28, 2015

Privacy is not a commercial commodity.  It’s a fundamental human right.  A fundamental human right by definition can’t be bought or sold. These comments are inspired by a post written...

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Sony says there was no material financial impact from the hack. Really?

by Richard Hunter  |  January 26, 2015

In an announcement titled "Submission of an application for approval of extension of deadline to file the quarterly securities report for the third quarter of the fiscal year ending March 31,...

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Fracking the Human Ecosphere

by Richard Hunter  |  April 7, 2014

The center cannot hold.   W.B. Yeats, “The Second Coming”   For roughly 50 years, IT organizations have been structured according to what my former Gartner colleague Mark McDonald called...

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by Ian Glazer  |  March 7, 2014

As you might have heard, today is my last day at Gartner. The last years have been an amazing ride. I have had the opportunity to work for so many...

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