Strategy

Knowledge Workers Are Starting To Look Like Factory Workers

We’re becoming more like factories. Just-in-time is a production strategy aimed at, among other things, reducing the need for excess inventory. Parts are supplied only when needed in the amount needed. While it makes a business more capital efficient, it also makes it more fragile. We’ve adopted a similar strategy […]
Knowledge Workers Are Starting To Look Like Factory Workers
News

There’s A Simple Way To Protect Against Chinese Hackers

[credit provider=”via Mandiant” url=”http://intelreport.mandiant.com/Mandiant_APT1_Report.pdf”] There’s a pretty simple way to keep your trade secrets secret from China’s army of clever hackers: pause, breathe, and hover your mouse pointer over that email from a coworker.Cybersecurity firm Mandiant has concluded that the onslaught of complicated Chinese Tactics, Techniques and Procedures to exploit […]
There’s A Simple Way To Protect Against Chinese Hackers
Tech

Aaron Swartz’s Suicide Puts Internet Openness Fight In Spotlight

[credit provider=”Flickr via Joi Ito” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/2590425651/”] Aaron Swartz, the Highland Park-raised advocate for Internet openness, took his own life Friday under the shadow of a federal prosecution for allegedly downloading nearly 5 million academic journal articles without authorization. But with his death, his cause has gained new momentum.Hundreds of researchers […]
Aaron Swartz’s Suicide Puts Internet Openness Fight In Spotlight
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New York Politicians Are So Mad At One Newspaper They’re Trying To Change Freedom Of Information Laws

[credit provider=”NY Senate” url=”http://www.nysenate.gov/press-release/senator-ball-county-clerk-jnews-take-hike-officials-unite-protect-law-abiding-gun-owne”] Politicians are so mad at a Westchester, N.Y. newspaper for publishing an interactive map showing the names and addresses of gun owners that they want to tighten up public information laws.State Sen. Greg Ball and Assemblyman Steve Katz, both Republicans, announced Thursday they want a law […]
New York Politicians Are So Mad At One Newspaper They’re Trying To Change Freedom Of Information Laws
Strategy

The More Control You Have Over Sensitive Information, The More Likely It Will Get Out

[credit provider=”statigr.am/nadiaalayubii” url=”http://statigr.am/p/342556906985162116_259693392″] This post originally appeared on Futurity.org and is available through a Creative Commons licenceCARNEGIE MELLON (US) — When people get more privacy controls online, they share more sensitive information with larger, and possibly riskier, audiences, a new study shows.
The More Control You Have Over Sensitive Information, The More Likely It Will Get Out
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Google Says Governments Are Trying To Spy On Citizens Now More Than Ever

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/quantumdriver/2895636850/”] Government surveillance of citizens’ online lives is rising sharply around the world, according to Google’s latest report on requests to remove content and hand over user data to official agencies.In the first six months of this year, authorities worldwide made 20,939 requests for access to personal data […]
Google Says Governments Are Trying To Spy On Citizens Now More Than Ever