This video shows the different penetrating power of various pistol caliber and gives a useful tip for those who (claim to) work in the IT security field: when setting up a perimeter defense, the “penetrating power” of the attack should be taken into account.
In other words, there is no “one-fit-all” solution when it comes to building a digital bulletproof vest, and if somebody thinks that a fancy leather jacket might be the very same than a kevlar vest with ceramic plates, he might be wrong. Deadly, as it would be the infrastructure he claimed to protect.
The Los Angeles Police to open its historical archive of photos, some of which date back to 1925, taken by officers on duty: a unique opportunity to look at the American society and its evolution from the perspective of crime and those who fight it.
Fortunately, in the US, there is no rule similar to the GDPR’s distorted and forced interpretation that would prevent the publication of photographs like these.
The prevalence of the “right to history” over the processing of data of now deceased people – and not only – is an issue that I have dealt with extensively in Protecting Personal Information.
We must stop thinking that the sea of law is inhabited only by the GDPR and, above all, that the GDPR is the “biggest fish in the pond”.
Another clichè now ubiquitous is that for which the “customer – or, as far as the GDPR is concerned, the data-subject – must be pampered”.
The result is that the narrative of corporate communication pours so much sugar and honey that it causes a hyperglycemic crisis at the mere sight of a poster or an advertising film. However, in the reality check, the user is faced with a carnivorous plant: beautiful on the outside – to attract the victims – and deadly on the inside. Continue reading “How Hypocritical Is To Pretend To Care about Customers!”