Identity, Privacy and Trust


January 30, 2008  9:06 AM

Keeping your bank details secure – how hard can it be?

tobystevens tobystevens Profile: tobystevens
context, Finance, incidents, privacy

This week’s Downtime has called for an end to discussion about the attack on Jeremy Clarkson’s bank account, but the incident does a lot to demonstrate the difference between privacy and security.

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January 29, 2008  10:28 PM

Let me please introduce myself

tobystevens tobystevens Profile: tobystevens
identity, privacy

Before we take a deep breath and plunge into the debate about privacy, Iā€™d like to introduce myself and explain a little about my interest in this subject area.

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January 29, 2008  8:07 PM

What’s this blog about? Maybe you can tell me.

tobystevens tobystevens Profile: tobystevens
consent, identity, privacy

Welcome to the Privacy, Identity and Consent blog. Not the snappiest title for an online soapbox, but then this isn’t a simple subject area. Consumer awareness of privacy ā€“ and what happens when it goes wrong ā€“ is fast becoming one of the most important data governance issues for public authorities and private companies. Data managers are finally realising that personal information has a hard cash value, and can carry even greater liability if it is misused. We need to get this right, yet we understand so little about it.

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