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It's Always a Good Time for Security and IAM to Build a Strong Foundation

by Brian Iverson  |  March 4, 2015

A recent blog post by Gunnar Peterson has characterized 2015 as the year when "information security has finally caught the car". The attention of businesses is continually being focused on security...

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The Missing 'P': Politics

by Brian Iverson  |  February 21, 2015

Those who are familiar with Gartner's research on identity and access management or attended some of our presentations should recognize the venerable "Seven P's" model. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Gartner's Seven-P's Model[/caption] There is...

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Bioprinting, Ethics, Morals, Religion and Politics

by Pete Basiliere  |  January 30, 2014

Gartner Says the Applications of 3D Printing Will Ignite a Major Debate on Ethics and Regulation The Rapid Development of 3D Bioprinters Will Spark Calls to Ban the Technology for...

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The Politics of Encryption in PCI DSS (part 2)

by Ramon Krikken  |  April 17, 2012

In my last post, commenter Randall Gamby notes that "of course [tokenization is encryption]. " I wholeheartedly agree. But unfortunately the current PCI guidance does not, and cannot support this...

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Big League Business Influence: The Super Bowl versus the Super PAC

by Doug Laney  |  February 6, 2012

Yesterday during the on-air buildup to the Super Bowl a reporter mentioned that over one billion people were expected to watch this year’s big game. It occurred to me how...

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Transparency Is A Nice Theory but A Difficult Practice

by Andrea Dimaio  |  January 30, 2012

Last Saturday a group of concerned and web-savvy Italian citizens met in Rome to give birth to a new political party (named “Insieme Italia”, i.e. “Italia Together”). The new party...

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Machiavelli, Sociopaths and the Difference Between What’s Right and What’s Correct

by Donna Fitzgerald  |  August 31, 2011

  “Appear merciful, faithful, humane, religious, upright, and to be so, but with a mind so framed that should you require not to be so, you may be able and...

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How Much Should We Know About the Lives of Others?

by Jay Heiser  |  March 3, 2010

By Jay Heiser and Carsten Casper, with Terry Allan Hicks A new court ruling on data retention practices in Germany is getting a lot of attention from the media, and...

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Do We Need a Department of Internetland Security?

by Jay Heiser  |  February 8, 2010

[caption id="attachment_126" align="alignleft" width="231" caption="Dod TCSEC"][/caption] The US House of Representatives has just passed the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act almost unanimously.   Although most of the provisions in this bill are relatively...

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Regulation 2.0 – hopefully NOT Regulation 1.0 (squared) 2 of 2

by Mark Mcdonald  |  October 31, 2009

NOTE: this post is a continuation of a prior discussion on Regulation 1.0. Regulation 2.0 will be shaped as a direct response to the shortcomings of existing regulatory regimes, the...

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